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Surgery for DCIS: If Inadequate, Recurrence Skyrockets

When margins are not good after DCIS surgery, recurrence rates at 10 years are double (or more) those of patients who have good margins.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Hemodynamic Therapy and Postoperative Renal Function

Goal-directed hemodynamic therapy was not superior to good clinical care in terms of renal outcome after major abdominal surgery, a new study reports.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Surgery Tops Drugs for Glycemic Control at 5 Years: STAMPEDE

The study "confirms the ongoing benefit of bariatric surgery," said one observer in an interview. Now, "what we really need to know now is health economics and cardiovascular outcomes."  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Cancer surgery broadcast live in virtual reality - BBC News

The operation of a patient undergoing surgery for colon cancer is streamed-live using virtual reality video.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Combined Surgery for Refractory Glaucoma and Cataract

Is this combined procedure a safe and effective alternative treatment option for refractory glaucoma?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Recurrence Rates Following Surgery for Pilonidal Disease

What is the most favorable treatment option for acute and chronic pilonidal disease?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Fusion adds little value to decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis, studies show

Fusion of affected vertebrae in treating lumbar spinal stenosis achieves no improvement in clinical outcomes, including disability due to low back pain, when compared with decompression surgery, the results of two randomised trials have shown.1 2  
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over 4 years ago
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Fusion adds little value to decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis, studies show

Fusion of affected vertebrae in treating lumbar spinal stenosis achieves no improvement in clinical outcomes, including disability due to low back pain, when compared with decompression surgery, the results of two randomised trials have shown.1 2  
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over 4 years ago
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Obesity in Lumbar Spine Surgery

Obesity may contribute to the development of degenerative lumbar spine disease and may also impact outcomes after lumbar spine surgery.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Prophylactic CND Is Not Necessary for Patients With PTC

Commentary on a study on the role of prophylactic central neck dissection in the management of papillary thyroid cancer, published in the British Journal of Surgery.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Residents May Be Short on Open Surgery Experience

Surgical residents in Texas did 92% fewer open gallbladder surgeries in the last 30 years. Concern is rising that fewer surgeons in many specialties will be sufficiently trained for open procedures.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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High volume emergency surgery units do not improve outcomes, report finds

Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days. Sign up for a free trial  
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over 4 years ago
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High volume emergency surgery units do not improve outcomes, report finds

The move to centralised services for emergency general surgery would not improve outcomes or reduce mortality rates, a report has found.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Bilateral - Play Online

Bilateral - an interactive case scenario on General Surgery. Solve it online and assess your clinical acumen!  
prognosisapp.com
over 4 years ago
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Selective Valve Repair at CABG in Moderate Ischemic MR

Despite no net clinical gain from adding valve repair to CABG for moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation overall, the combined surgery may be appropriate in some cases, researchers say.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Doctors 3D Print Patient's Skull to Prep for Complex Surgery |

A high school student presenting with a complex tumor that had spread throughout the sinuses and deep into the skull stumped surgeons at the University of  
medgadget.com
over 4 years ago
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Multidisciplinary Care Takes Center Stage at ELCC 2016

Immunotherapy, oncogene inhibition, and the role of surgery and radiotherapy will be discussed at the European Lung Cancer Conference (ELCC) 2016 in Geneva.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Surgery Best to Reduce Fractures in Hyperparathyroidism

Surgically removing the tumor significantly reduces fracture risk over time in primary hyperparathyroidism, whereas bisphosphonate therapy increases fracture risk despite improving bone-mineral density.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Royal College urges CCGs to reconsider plans to restrict surgery

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has written to six Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Birmingham to express its concern about their plans to restrict access to surgery.  
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over 4 years ago
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Royal College urges CCGs to reconsider plans to restrict surgery

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has written to six Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Birmingham to express its concern about their plans to restrict access to surgery.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago