THURSDAY, Jan. 24, 2019 — Injecting cement into broken vertebrae to stabilize an osteoporosis-related spinal fracture does little to reduce pain and disability, a new report says. Two surgeries are used for these types of fractures: vertebroplasty, in which medical grade cement is injected into broken vertebrae to fuse the fragments together; and balloon kyphoplasty, […]Continue Reading ...
There is little to no evidence that two surgical procedures used to fuse crumbled vertebrae following a spinal fracture caused by osteoporosis reduce pain for patients any better than non-surgical or placebo procedures, according to a new report from a global task force of bone health experts published today in the Journal of Bone and […]Continue Reading ...
For patients undergoing orthopedic surgery, the use of “overlapping” procedures – where the attending surgeon is simultaneously involved in two different surgeries in different operating rooms – does not lead to an increased risk of complications, reports a study in the November 21, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal […]Continue Reading ...
Every year millions of people undergo medical tests and procedures, such as coronary angiography, which use intravascular contrast dyes. “For the majority of patients, these are safe and necessary procedures. However, about eight per cent of those people experience the complication of acute kidney injury (AKI),” says Dr. Dan Muruve, MD, a kidney specialist and […]Continue Reading ...
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (Volume3, Number 2, 2018, pp. 149-162(14); DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/CVIA.2017.0045 Zhen Ge, Jaya Chandrasekhar and Roxana Mehran from the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA consider the use of bivalirudin for anticoagulation in interventional cardiovascular procedures. […]Continue Reading ...
In an online survey of 502 individuals (260 female), participants were ‘significantly less willing to undergo more invasive procedures, such as gum surgery and a root canal, and significantly more willing to undergo procedures such as tooth cleaning or whitening performed by a robot,’ Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University researchers said. Credit: Jon Metz/Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University You’re […]Continue Reading ...
September eight, 2017 In Germany, the guideline nonetheless applies that aseptic and septic and process rooms want to be separate; it is a requirement imposed by way of the Twist of fate Insurance coverage Supplier for Hospitals. Which means a surgical process involving inflamed tissue must be undertaken in an running room with its personal […]Continue Reading ...
March 20, 2017 Small leakages from blood vessels within the mind, referred to as microbleeds, build up with age and are related to cognitive decline. Of 84 older sufferers present process transcatheter aortic valve alternative (TAVR), just about 1 / 4 evolved new microbleeds after their process, in step with result of a single-center learn […]Continue Reading ...
At least for brief periods, overlapping surgery is safe for patients undergoing outpatient or “same-day” orthopedic surgery procedures, reports a study in the December 19, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer. The study adds to a growing body […]Continue Reading ...
Oct 15 2018 Patients in London are benefiting from ‘quicker, more accurate’ surgical procedures following the introduction of a ‘pioneering’ and ‘progressive’ 3D camera system which improves the hand-eye coordination of surgeons. EinsteinVision in use Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is one of only a handful of cardiac units in the UK to […]Continue Reading ...
An extensive review of 25 randomized clinical trials found “little evidence” that invasive surgery was more effective than sham or placebo procedures in reducing chronic pain. The study was published in the journal Pain Medicine. “Our findings raise several questions for clinicians, researchers, and policy-makers. First, can we justify widespread use of these procedures without […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 — People who choose minimally invasive cosmetic procedures do so because they want to feel good, not just look good, a new survey finds. For the study, researchers polled roughly 500 U.S. adult patients, most of whom were white women, aged 45 and up. All had undergone some type of relatively […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 — The rates of post-endoscopic infection within seven days vary from 1.1 per 1,000 procedures for screening colonoscopy to 3 per 1,000 procedures for osophagogastroduodenoscopies (OGDs), according to a study published online May 31 in Gut. Peiqi Wang, Ph.D., from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and colleagues identified colonoscopy and OGD […]Continue Reading ...
Motion Issues In spite of advances in perioperative cardiac care previously decade, occurrence of myocardial infarction has no longer considerably lowered following high-risk vascular procedures, and has been constantly connected to deficient medical results. Notice that the find out about means that postoperative MI following high-risk vascular procedures must be the focal point of high […]Continue Reading ...
Would possibly nine, 2017 Newly launched suggestions for pediatric radiation protection can be mentioned right through the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2017 Clinical Periods in New Orleans. The location paper, “Radiation Protection in Kids with Congenital and Received Center Illness: A Clinical Place Remark on Multimodality Dose Optimization from the Symbol Gently […]Continue Reading ...
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