Surgery

December 28, 2021
Avoiding dislocation after hip replacement: Study revisits historical findings on implant positioning thumbnail

Avoiding dislocation after hip replacement: Study revisits historical findings on implant positioning

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A study using artificial intelligence to analyze radiographs from thousands of patients after hip replacement surgery redefines the acetabular “safe zone” to […]
October 10, 2021
Treating low blood pressure during surgery may decrease risk of developing postoperative delirium thumbnail

Treating low blood pressure during surgery may decrease risk of developing postoperative delirium

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Patients who experience low blood pressure during surgery are at increased risk for postoperative delirium, according to a large study being presented […]
March 10, 2021
For amputees, a new kind of surgery may allow better control, sensation thumbnail

For amputees, a new kind of surgery may allow better control, sensation

(HealthDay)—A new type of surgery offers amputees better control of muscles that remain after surgery, and of their prosthetic limbs, its inventors say. The standard surgical […]
March 7, 2021
Gaza girl dons 3D-printed mask to heal burnt face thumbnail

Gaza girl dons 3D-printed mask to heal burnt face

The moment Maram al-Amawi gets back from school, she slips on the 3D-printed mask that covers her face and treats her severe burns from a blaze […]
February 23, 2021
Deceased organ donation rose among Blacks but still lags thumbnail

Deceased organ donation rose among Blacks but still lags

(HealthDay)—Deceased organ donation increased among some racial groups, particularly among Black people, from 1999 to 2017, but substantial racial and ethnic differences remain, according to a […]
February 7, 2021
Music to my fears: Man swallows earbud while sleeping thumbnail

Music to my fears: Man swallows earbud while sleeping

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A man is warning people against using headphones while falling asleep after health care workers had to remove a wireless earbud from […]
February 2, 2021
New research looks at teen bariatric surgery outcomes by age thumbnail

New research looks at teen bariatric surgery outcomes by age

Obesity and its duration are significant risk factors for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular events, multiple cancers and decreased quality of life. According to the Centers for […]
February 1, 2021
ERAS program expedites recovery for congenital heart surgery patients thumbnail

ERAS program expedites recovery for congenital heart surgery patients

Select patients born with heart defects and who undergo congenital heart surgery recover with few complications and reduced opioid use when a comprehensive, evidence-based enhanced recovery […]
January 29, 2021
Study examines social determinants of disparities in kidney transplantation thumbnail

Study examines social determinants of disparities in kidney transplantation

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Among US adults with kidney failure, race and social determinants of health were associated with patients’ likelihood of receiving a kidney transplant. […]
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