Research Desk

May 05, 2017

A shorter course of radiation therapy given to breast cancer patients following mastectomy is safe and effective and cuts treatment time in half That is according to data from a phase II clinical trial conducted by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators and other colleagues who examined a hypofractionated regimen given over three weeks versus the traditional six weeks

Feb 22, 2017

Imaging in Spine Surgery tailors the highly regarded Diagnostic Imaging series templates with radiology images and color graphics to the needs of neurosurgeons orthopedic spine surgeons pain management and rehab PMR physicians and anesthesiologists t provides clinical information for diagnosis and appropriate care for the patient resulting in the perfect comprehensive text for spine surgeons

Feb 19, 2017

For decades health care practitioners have relied on Middletons Allergy as their goto reference for comprehensive information on allergic disorders Now Middletons Allergy Essentials by Drs Robyn E OHehir Stephen T Holgate and Aziz Sheikh offers a concise resource thats both easily accessible and highly authoritative

Feb 19, 2017

Perform all the latest procedures and get the best results with the new edition of Operative Techniques Hand and Wrist Surgery This compact atlasstyle volume provides an efficient review of the scope of hand surgery including every potential patient scenario while updated indications and techniques equip you to treat the gamut of upper extremity disorders

Feb 18, 2017

Depend on Hinmans for uptodate authoritative guidance covering the entire scope of urologic surgery Regarded as the most authoritative surgical atlas in the field Hinmans Atlas of Urologic Surgery 4th Edition It provides highly illustrated stepbystep guidance on minimally invasive and open surgical procedures new surgical systems and equipment and laparoscopic and robotic techniques

Feb 17, 2017

Bring your practice fully up to date with the most effective and innovative techniques in cosmetic facial surgery The 2nd Edition of Dr Joe Niamtus practical resource covers everything from new implants lasers blepharoplasty and liposuction technologies to innovative new procedures that will greatly benefit your patients

Feb 15, 2017

These guidelines are published in the January issue of the European Journal of CardioThoracic Surgery Experts in the field were selected and undertook a comprehensive review of the published evidence for management of the various clinically important aspects of transposition of the great arteries TGA Perinatal management pre and postoperative management reoperations and complications are all covered in detail

Feb 15, 2017

Mediastinitis continues to be an important and lifethreatening complication after median sternotomy In the January 2017 issue Volume 51 Issue 1 of European Journal of CardioThoracic Surgery expert consensus the evidence for strategies for treatment and prevention of mediatinitis is reviewed in detail aiming at reducing the incidence and optimizing the management of this serious condition

Jan 29, 2017

The study of itch is rapidly growing both in basic and clinical research Itch is defined as an unpleasant sensation accompanied by scratching behavior Allergology International AI Vol 66 Issue 1 offers a set of review articles which will describe how the mechanism of itch has been recently clarified

Jan 28, 2017

Cutaneous scarring is an inevitable consequence following surgery and deeper dermal injuries Scars on the face can be especially disconcerting to patients due to their public visibility Facial scars also give significant morbidity ranging from functional problems which can result in longlasting psychological impairment The current edition focuses on the management of such injuries