Surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have restored some hand function in a quadriplegic patient with a spinal cord injury at the C7 vertebra, the lowest bone in the neck. Instead ...
Surgery May 15, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Reconstructive surgery after female genital mutilation (FGM) appears to reduce pain and restore sexual pleasure in women, according to the first large prospective trial to assess long-term outcomes of a new surgical technique ...
Surgery Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The use of ultrasound-guided surgery to remove tumours from women who have palpable breast cancer is much more successful than standard surgery in excising all the cancerous tissue while sparing as much healthy tissue as ...
Cancer Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
While many marathon runners may be preoccupied with shin splints, chafing and blisters come race day, one thing they may not consider is their bladder health.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A technique developed by Johns Hopkins surgeons is providing a new route to get to and remove tumors buried at the base of the skull: through the natural hole behind the molars, above the jawbone and beneath the cheekbone.
Other Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Henry Ford Hospital researchers have identified for the first time two molecules that hold promise as a biomarker for measuring cartilage damage associated with osteoarthritis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A La Trobe University study has shown that after knee reconstruction surgery, around 40 per cent of people do not return to their previous level of sports participation.
Surgery Mar 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Stem cells often used in reconstructive surgery following mastectomies and other cancer-removal treatments may pose a danger: Cornell biomedical scientists have discovered that these cells, ...
Cancer Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Breast cancer, a double mastectomy and kidney cancer - in all, nine surgeries in three years - left Kathleen Bindyke feeling like a battered warrior. But she decided to put herself into better shape than when the ordeal began.
Cancer Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—As the use of fat grafting in plastic surgery continues to evolve, a new way of classifying fat grafting techniques has been proposed that aims to match the technique to the specific clinical ...
Surgery Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Daily sessions of whole-body vibration may combat prediabetes in adolescents, dramatically reducing inflammation, average blood glucose levels and symptoms such as frequent urination, researchers report.
Diabetes Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(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 |
Dog bites to the face are a relatively common injury in young children, and often require repeated plastic surgery procedures to deal with persistent scarring, according to a report in the March Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. ...
Surgery Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The overall complication and reoperation rate for a one-stage simultaneous breast augmentation/mastopexy procedure is about 23 percent, according to research published in the January issue of ...
Surgery Jan 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Ninety-eight percent of women undergoing breast augmentation surgery say the results met or exceeded their expectations, according to a prospective outcome study published in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Su ...
Surgery May 01, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0