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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...
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common and serious complication of cardiac surgery. Mild AKI occurs in nearly one in...
If you’ve been diagnosed with colon cancer and your healthcare team has determined that you’re a candidate for either complete or partial removal of your colon (colectomy) or a minimally invasive ...
After voluntary introduction of a WHO surgical checklist for reducing avoidable risks in 14 hospitals, there was a significant drop in post-surgery deaths.
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...
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical benefits seen year 1 post-diagnosis, but renal damage common
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.
NewsPolyPid announces receipt of Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) designation from FDA for D-PLEX in post-cardiac surgery sternal infection. The designation allows for FDA Priority Review a...
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...
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 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.