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There has always been a need for a more accurate diagnosis than the history and clinical examination allow. This was the very foundation for the evolution of the field of radiology and arthroscopic surgery. Before 1972, the imaging option (arthrography) was invasive and of limited use; therefore, arthroscopic surgery, as a much more accurate diagnostic tool, became widely accepted over time, even though it was more invasive. We should remember that this was not without a high degree of controversy and scorn. Today, we have technology that allows us to perform in-office diagnostic arthroscopy with a needle-size arthroscope under local anesthesia. We also have modern high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging. Both have merits, clear indications, and clear contraindications. Both have advantages and disadvantages and costs, and neither offers treatment.
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Name: Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association
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The purpose of the present study is to understand the neurobiological mechanisms of action underlying sexual desire building on prior work Dr. Stephanie Cacioppo has done in which desire w...
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Housing for groups of patients, children, or others who need or desire emotional or physical support. They are usually established as planned, single housekeeping units in residential dwellings that provide care and supervision for small groups of residents, who, although unrelated, live together as a family.
In the late Middle Ages barbers who also let blood, sold unguents, pulled teeth, applied cups, and gave enemas. They generally had the right to practice surgery. They began to acquire importance about 1100, when the monks, who required the barber's services for the tonsure, also had recourse to them for blood-letting, a practice required by ecclesiastic law. By the 18th century barbers continued to practice minor surgery and dentistry and many famous surgeons acquired their skill in the shops of barbers. (From Castiglioni, A History of Medicine, 2d ed, pp402, 568, 658)
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...