News tagged with annals of surgery
(HealthDay)—The mortality risk from emergency repair of acute aortic dissection is double when performed by lower-volume providers, according to research published in the May issue of the Annals of Thoracic Su ...
Cardiology May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Depression is relatively common in patients who undergo heart bypass surgery, and a new study finds that short-term use of antidepressants may aid patients' recovery.
Surgery May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a method of predicting which patients with heart disease would benefit more from surgery and which would benefit more from angioplasty.
Cardiology Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Patients with breast cancer that has spread to the lungs may live longer if they have surgery to remove the lung tumors, a new study from Germany suggests.
Cancer Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Many U.S. subspecialty practices cannot accommodate patients with mobility impairment, according to a study published in the March 19 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding – lap banding – is a safe and effective long-term strategy for managing obesity, according to the findings of a landmark 15-year follow-up study of patients treated ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Smoking cessation even a year prior to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery does not fully normalize the changes smoking has made to the saphenous (leg) veins used for the surgery and may lead to later graft failure, ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
While thoracic surgeons are traditionally known as the experts who perform heart surgeries, a UC Davis study has found that general thoracic surgeons, especially those at academic health centers, perform the vast majority ...
Surgery Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mitral valve repair safe and effective for elderly patients once considered too high risk based on age alone
(Medical Xpress)—Heart surgery to repair the mitral valve is safe and leads to a better quality of life for older patients long-suspected to be too high risk for the operation, according to new research from the University ...
Cardiology Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Lung cancer surgery takes longer and is more costly if a patient is obese, a new study shows.
Cancer Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A first-of-its-kind program at St. Michael's Hospital lowers risk of delirium in elderly patients admitted for trauma and decreases the likelihood they will be discharged to a long-term care facility.
Health Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New cases of C. difficile-associated diarrhea among hospitalized patients taking antibiotics can be reduced by two-thirds with the use of probiotics, according to new research published Monday in the Annals of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Adults undergoing cardiac surgery who have moderate-to-severe preoperative anemia have significantly increased morbidity and mortality compared with non-severely anemic patients, according to ...
Surgery Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Surgeons at Boston Children's Hospital have successfully implanted a modified version of an expandable prosthetic heart valve in several children with mitral valve disease. Unlike traditional prosthetic ...
Cardiology Oct 03, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgery has a more profound effect than anesthesia on brain pathology and cognition in Alzheimer's animal model
(Medical Xpress)—A syndrome called "post-operative cognitive decline" has been coined to refer to the commonly reported loss of cognitive abilities, usually in older adults, in the days to weeks after surgery. ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |