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Tinnitus severely affects person’s quality of life | PerfScience

A research paper published in the journal JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery has unveiled that the rate of tinnitus is higher among Americans who are regularly exposed to noisy environments. Around one in 10 American adults face the problem of chronic tinnitus, a condition in which a person constantly have ringing or roaring in the ears or head.  
perfscience.com
about 3 years ago
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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)

This surgery is one way to treat blocked areas in the arteries of the heart. See how the surgery is done, and what to expect before and after.  
youtube.com
about 3 years ago
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Duodenal Mucosal Resurfacing Shows Early Promise in Diabetes

If these findings are reproduced in larger studies, clinicians may someday be able to offer certain diabetic patients this minimally invasive treatment rather than gastric-bypass surgery.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Stent in Colorectal Cancer Reduces Need for Stoma

The use of a stent to unblock the bowel in colorectal cancer patients before surgery, rather than emergency surgery, significantly reduces the need for a stoma.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Patients Say Care Is Better During July Influx of New Surgeons

The quality of care doesn't suffer when surgeons-in-training are new at their jobs, according to a survey of patients hospitalized for surgery. In fact, the patients felt care was better during those periods.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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HDL Subtypes Mediate Bariatric Surgery's Metabolic Benefits

It's partly why dieting doesn't match surgery's favorable HDL and LDL effects: they depend more on changes in lipoprotein profile, therefore function, than on overall levels, say several new reports.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Sequential Glaucoma Drainage Implants in Refractory Glaucoma

How did patients fare after undergoing a second glaucoma drainage implant surgery in terms of IOP reduction and visual acuity?  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Adverse Events Linked With Anesthesia in Cataract Surgery

Learn more about the potentially serious complications of local anesthesia for cataract surgery.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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That Trauma Patient Doesn't Need the Prophylactic IVC Filter

Commentary on a study on the relationship between prophylactic IVC filter use in trauma patients and survival, published in the Annals of Surgery.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Physical activity is healthy for your heart—even after you've had a heart attack or bypass surgery. It's important to start out slowly, under the supervision...  
youtube.com
about 3 years ago
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Five minutes with . . . Scarlett McNally, RCS council member

The consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Royal College of Surgeons council member says that more needs to be done to encourage women into surgery  
feeds.bmj.com
about 3 years ago
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Surgery for obese people with diabetes could save the NHS £100 000 a patient, finds study

Using bariatric surgery to treat obese patients with type 2 diabetes could save the NHS around £95 000 (€123 000; $137 000) a patient across their lifetime, British researchers have found. The savings come mostly from reduced drug usage as a result of remission of diabetes.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 3 years ago
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Spina bifida: Parents hope surgery in womb will help son walk - BBC News

The parents of a baby with spina bifida say they hope that pioneering surgery he received while still in the womb will help him to walk.  
bbc.co.uk
about 3 years ago
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Surgery for obese people with diabetes could save the NHS £100 000 a patient, finds study

Using bariatric surgery to treat obese patients with type 2 diabetes could save the NHS around £95 000 (€123 000; $137 000) a patient across their lifetime, British researchers have found. The savings come mostly from reduced drug usage as a result of remission of diabetes.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 3 years ago
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Surgery for obese people with diabetes could save the NHS £100 000 a patient, finds study

Using bariatric surgery to treat obese patients with type 2 diabetes could save the NHS around £95 000 (€123 000; $137 000) a patient across their lifetime, British researchers have found. The savings come mostly from reduced drug usage as a result of remission of diabetes.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 3 years ago
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Wrist Replacement

If you have wrist arthritis with no relief from pain, you may need an artificial joint. Learn what to expect from this wrist surgery.  
youtube.com
about 3 years ago
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Elbow Replacement

Elbow arthritis can be caused by injury or age. Learn more about the condition, and when surgery may help.  
youtube.com
about 3 years ago
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More Complications When Mohs Reconstructive Surgery Is Delayed

Complication rates following delayed repair of Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) defects are higher with delays of more than two days and with larger and more complex defects.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Strategies Can Help Calm Children With Autism Undergoing Surgery

Surgeons have historically relied on sedation to deal with the distress of children with autism being prepped to undergo an operation, but a new review outlines other strategies that may help both doctors and patients have a better experience.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago