SURGERY

Apr 22, 2019

Researchers at Mayo Clinic are carrying out a clinical trial to determine the long-term effects of different kinds of breast surgeries on women’s health-related quality of life from the patient’s…

Apr 19, 2019

Researchers at Montefiore Medical Center observed that extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is gaining ground as a tool to rescue and manage adult patients with severe cardiac or respiratory…

Apr 19, 2019

This new book edited by Drs. Rebecca S. Sippel and David F. Schneider discusses topics like evaluation of thyroid nodules; decision making in indeterminate thyroid nodules and the role of…

Apr 19, 2019

Orthopedic spine surgeons and vascular surgeons at UW Health in Madison, WI perform minimally invasive anterior lumbar interbody fusion (Mini-ALIF). With this type of spinal fusion surgery,…

Apr 19, 2019

62-year-old man underwent resection of a hepatic tumor arising after gastric GIST surgery that was resistant to imatinib and sunitinib. A 40-mm tumor in the left lobe of the liver and three small…

Apr 18, 2019

Adding rib fixation during VATS in the management of retained hemothorax can contribute to shortening whole treatment courses, a team of researchers from Taiwan found. It also helped reduce pain,…

Apr 16, 2019

The safety, efficacy, and tolerability of H2NVAC in patients with HER2-expressing ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is being evaluated in order to prevent future invasive breast cancer among…

Apr 16, 2019

The Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society World Congress 2019 will be held between 1-3 May 2019 at Liverpool, UK. The programme includes presentations on topics like Post-op pain – can we…