Cardiology

Procedure time proves vital in thrombectomy success

The "Stroke Belt" refers to the swath of states in the Southeast where rates of stroke death are high, and according to the Department of Health and Environmental Control, South Carolina comes in at number six for the nation's ...

Medical research

New method may better predict the best treatment for burn wounds

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 180,000 deaths every year are caused by burns, with the majority occurring in low- and middle-income countries. Upon arriving at the emergency room with a burn, the ...

Surgery

Surgeon experience aids assessment of futility

(HealthDay)—More experienced surgeons are more confident in their assessments of perceived futility, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

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