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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...
A new insight into the long-term benefits and limitations of total knee replacement surgery for people with arthritis has been outlined in a study from Arthritis Research UK. About 20% of people are n...
What can postoperative procalcitonin levels tell us about outcomes after cardiac surgery in children? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Commentary on a study on early postoperative oral feeding compared with restricted oral intake, published in the Annals of Surgery. Medscape General Surgery
Lap band surgery has significant benefits for severely obese teenagers and, despite its controversial nature, should still be considered as a first option to manage obesity during adolescence, a new s...
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study, published in the Lancet, demonstrating a significant reduction in time spent in the ICU by patients who participated in an early mobilization program after surgery. ...
The company intends to release safety data and submit the post-surgery eye inflammation drug for approval in early 2017.
Among men with early prostate cancer that is detected through prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, treatment with either surgery, radiation therapy, or monitoring until progression all appear to p...
BBC NewsHundreds of volunteers to help spot early Alzheimer'sBBC NewsBritish researchers are hoping to shed new light on the very early stages of Alzheimer's disease, with the help of hundreds of volu...
Stroke survivors commonly adopt sedentary activity behaviours by the chronic phase of recovery. However, the change in activity behaviours from the subacute to chronic phase of stroke is variable. Thi...
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 detection of surgical site infection (SSI) following spinal surgery would allow for prompt treatment and would improve overall outcome, yet early diagnosis is a challenge. Computed tomography (C...
The aim of this study was to analyse early post-operative range of motion (ROM) as our anatomic double-bundle (DB) anterior cruciate (ACL) reconstruction technique with respect to tunnel placement evo...