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Breast implants are medical devices that are used to augment breast size or to reconstruct the breast following mastectomy or to correct a congenital abnormality. Breast implants consist of a silico...
FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefly Medical Inc., is pleased to announce that Dr. Neri Cohen has joined the company as Chief Medical Officer. In this new role he will consu...
A major 20-year study provides further evidence that prostate cancer surgery offers negligible benefits to many men with early-stage disease. In such men, who account for most cases of newly diagnose...
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common and serious complication of cardiac surgery. Mild AKI occurs in nearly one in...
A major 20-year study provides further evidence that prostate cancer surgery offers negligible benefits to many men with early-stage disease.
Your grad school acceptance letter finally came in the mail. Congrats, that’s no small thing to accomplish! You did your happy dance, but then it hit you: Grad school in the fall is a reality and th...
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study examining whether early discharge following major inpatient surgery is cost-effective, published in JAMA Surgery. Medscape General Surgery
Moffitt Cancer Center researchers launched a first of its kind study comparing the long-term benefits of radiation therapy in women with breast cancer either before surgery (neoadjuvant) or after surg...
BOSTON — The relatively simple act of using a safe surgery checklist has helped South Carolina hospitals reduce post-surgical mortality by 22%.
The effect of nutrition on wound healing is widely recognized, with many studies highlighting the detrimental effect poor nutrition can have on wound healing. In addition, fasting pre-, peri- and post...
Fibrin sealants are used in different types of surgery to prevent the accumulation of post-operative fluid (seroma) or blood (haematoma) or to arrest haemorrhage (bleeding). However, there is uncertai...
Early Ambulation Decreases Length of Hospital Stay, Peri-Operative Complications and Improves Functional Outcomes in Elderly Patients Undergoing Surgery for Correction of Adult Degenerative Scoliosis.
Ambispective cohort review.
The incidence of early post-traumatic seizures after civilian traumatic brain injury ranges 4-25%. The control of early post-traumatic seizure is mandatory because these acute insults may add secondar...
Neonates who undergo major surgery are at risk of neurodevelopmental disability. The General Movements Assessment (GMA) is a valid and reliable method to predict neurodevelopment, however, there are m...