Surgery

3-D model lends hope for cloacal malformation

In so-called cloacal malformation (anal atresia), children are born without a rectal orifice or anus, or one that is malformed. This condition affects one in every 5,000 children. The congenital malformation can be corrected ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Implant survival poor for converted 'partial' knee replacements

(HealthDay)—Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) converted from medial unicompartmental (or "partial") knee arthroplasty (UKA) has a risk for revision that is threefold higher than that for primary TKA, according to a study published ...

Surgery

Building a better breast with eye-tracking technology

What makes the female breast attractive? The answer is subjective, of course. But studies using eye-tracking technology are providing a more objective basis for determining which breast areas are most attractive—which may ...

Surgery

New study looks at motorized scooter injuries

More than half of people who received X-rays or CT scans after electric scooter accidents were found to have injuries, most commonly to the upper extremities, according to a new study presented today at the annual meeting ...

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