News tagged with surgical infections
People may more likely be exposed to the flu through airborne virus than previously thought, according to new research from the University of Maryland School of Public Health. The study also found that when ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Patients undergoing inpatient lumbar discectomy have significantly higher overall complication rates than those treated as outpatients, according to a study published in the Feb. 1 issue of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Older individuals are more likely to have atypical presentation with urolithiasis, according to a study published in the January issue of The Journal of Urology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Despite receiving blood thinners and other clot prevention treatment, some patients still develop potentially lethal blood clots in the first month after their operations anyway, especially if they developed a surgical-site ...
Surgery Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients recovering from surgery get infections far more often than is being reported, a new study led by De Montfort University has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Obese patients have a greater risk of complications following total knee replacement surgery, including post-surgical infections, according to a new literature review recently published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Su ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While more men than women develop kidney stones and other obstructions in the urinary tract, women are more than twice as likely to suffer infections related to the condition, according to a new study led by Henry Ford Hospital ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
An observational study of nearly 1 million patients who underwent surgery suggests that preoperative hyponatremia (an electrolyte disorder in which sodium levels in the blood are low) was associated with an increased risk ...
Surgery Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients whose symptoms of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) start outside of the hospital setting have a higher risk of colectomy due to severe infection, according to a large multicenter study funded by the Centers for Di ...
Surgery Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A two-year effort to prevent infections in children healing from cardiac surgery reduced sternum infections by 61 percent, a San Antonio researcher announced at the Cardiology 2012 conference Feb. 23 in Orlando, Fla.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New guidelines from the Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) aimed at minimising surgical infection in day centres and primary care are now published in the Journal of Hospital Infection.
Other Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital surgeons found that a carefully-selected surgical care check list of 12 measures reduced Whipple procedure wound infections by nearly 50 percent.
Other Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgeons from Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that in diabetic patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, aggressive glycemic control does not result in any significant improvement of clinical ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the last 20 years, due to diagnostic and surgical advances, more and more patients have become appropriate candidates for spine surgery, and the number of these procedures performed has risen significantly. While medical ...
Other Sep 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Children who have their adenoids surgically removed do not get fewer upper respiratory tract infections such as sinusitis and colds, finds research published in BMJ today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0