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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...
Commentary on a study comparing early vs delayed laparoscopic surgery for the management of acute cholecystitis, published in the British Journal of Surgery. Medscape General Surgery
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
What can postoperative procalcitonin levels tell us about outcomes after cardiac surgery in children? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
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...
NEW ORLEANS — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD, reflects on Glaucoma Day and discusses the early use of selective laser trabeculoplasty to ...
PHILADELPHIA — Early Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty significantly improved visual acuity in eyes that developed pseudophakic bullous keratopathy after cataract surgery, according to...
Despite early data suggesting benefits of perioperative statin treatment, a larger data set fails to confirm benefit and indicates some potential harm.
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...
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...
This study aimed to examine changes in the inflammatory response in early hypertrophic- compared to normal wound healing. The immune system is thought to be involved in hypertrophic scar formation. Ho...