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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Surgery

Surgery or medical Tx for cervical epidural abscesses?

(HealthDay)—At one medical center, early operative management of cervical spine epidural abscess (CSEA) appeared to offer the benefit of improved neurologic outcome, according to research published in the Jan. 1 issue of ...

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 ...

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