Obstetrics & gynaecology

Length of incision may affect pain after cesarean delivery

Both short and long surgical incisions for cesarean births are associated with increased pain after delivery, suggests a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017 annual meeting. Based on the findings, the authors ...

Ophthalmology

Marking can improve accuracy of eyelid chalazia curettage

(HealthDay)—A new marking method can improve the accuracy of incision and curettage of eyelid chalazia, according to a letter to the editor published online May 26 in Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Irrigation of cutaneous abscesses may not be necessary

A procedure commonly performed in emergency departments on cutaneous abscesses may not have any impact on the need for further interventions and therefore may not be necessary, according to a study published online Friday ...

Ophthalmology

Sealant gel approved for eye surgery

(HealthDay)—A sealant gel to prevent fluid leakage after cataract surgery has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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