Oncology & Cancer

Most HPV+ OPSCC recurrence, toxicity events occur early

(HealthDay)—For patients with human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (HPV+ OPSCC), most of the disease recurrence and late toxicity events after treatment occur within six months, according ...

Surgery

Modified butterfly graft still effective tool in rhinoplasty

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing rhinoplasty with a modified butterfly graft, there is a decrease in the Nasal Obstruction Symptoms Evaluation score, according to a study published online July 7 in JAMA Facial Plastic ...

Surgery

Vertical plating offers benefit for mandibular body fractures

(HealthDay)—For treatment of mandibular body fractures, vertical plating offers equal or greater resistance to torsional forces and is associated with reduced incidence of postoperative complications and operative time, ...

Pediatrics

Results of pediatric genomic epilepsy tests often reclassified

(HealthDay)—The interpretation of genomic epilepsy tests has evolved rapidly in the last five years, and genetic variants identified in pediatric patients are often reclassified, according to research published online Nov. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acupuncture may relieve tonsillectomy pain in children

(HealthDay)—Preliminary evidence indicates that acupuncture may decrease perceived pain in children and adolescents following tonsillectomy, according to a review published in the December issue of the International Journal ...

Cardiology

Anticoagulation cuts TEC rate in adults after fontan surgery

(HealthDay)—For adults with atrial arrhythmia after Fontan operation, the risk of thrombotic and embolic complications (TEC) is reduced with anticoagulation therapy, according to research published in the Sept. 20 issue ...

Health

Supplements curb isotretinoin-associated triglyceride increase

(HealthDay)—For patients with preexisting hypertriglyceridemia, ω-3 fatty acid (ω-3FA) supplementation stabilizes the expected increase in triglycerides during isotretinoin therapy, according to research published in ...

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