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The most desirable form of vascular access for most hemodialysis patients is an arteriovenous fistula (AVF). Flow Forward believes it can expand the AVF prevalence rate to 90% with its Arteriovenous F...
"I was at death's door. I'd just lost my child who was stillborn and my husband abandoned me," recalls Hadiza Zakaria who suffered a fistula while pregnant—a condition seen as a curse in Niger.
Spine Surgery Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from January to keep you abreast of the current hot topics in spine surgery.
(Wiley) Researchers who combed YouTube for videos regarding peripheral neuropathy, or nerve damage that causes weakness, numbness, and pain in the hands and feet, found 200 videos, but only about half...
(CNN) – Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Thursday against the anti-abortion activists who secretly taped the group’s officials talking about the sale of fetal tissue and released the hea...
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By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – People looking on YouTube for information about peripheral neuropathy would find many videos, but most discuss alternative medicine rather than evidence-based tre...
The aim of this study was to assess results of surgery for rectovaginal fistula (RVF) and prognostic factors for success.
Ligation of Intersphincteric Fistula Tract vs Ligation of the Intersphincteric Fistula Tract Plus a Bioprosthetic Anal Fistula Plug Procedure in Patients With Transsphincteric Anal Fistula: Early Results of a Multicenter Prospective Randomized Trial.
The purpose of this study was to compare the ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract (LIFT) with an additional plug (LIFT-plug) in the treatment of transsphincteric anal fistula.
Use of the forearm basilic vein for the creation of an arteriovenous fistula has been codified as second choice vascular access for hemodialysis in the last clinical guidelines of the Society for Vasc...
A broncho-pulmonary artery fistula is one of the most fatal complications of lung cancer surgery. This article discusses the case of a patient who died of massive hemoptysis after a left upper lobecto...
Eustachian tube problems are relatively common complaints to otolaryngologists' offices. However, clinicians should consider other possibilities when traditional therapies fail to improve symptoms. We...