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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
Three months after robotic or conventional surgery, there was no difference in urinary or sexual function or complications of surgery.
Commentary on a study on early postoperative oral feeding compared with restricted oral intake, published in the Annals of Surgery. Medscape General Surgery
Overview Early stage salivary gland cancers are small, localized, and highly curable when treated with surgery and/or radiation therapy. Early stage disease includes stage I, II, and most stage III ca...
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. ...
Bariatric surgery is associated with better and more long-lasting glycemic control in patients with early-onset type 2 diabetes than in those whose disease starts later, researchers have found. Reut...
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...
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...
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...
Colorectal cancer surgery is associated with a high incidence of post-operative infections, the outcome of which may be improved if diagnosed and treated early enough. We compared white blood cell (WB...