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Bariatric surgery should be an option for treating type 2 diabetes, societies say

Bariatric surgery should be included in guidelines as a treatment option for people with type 2 diabetes and obesity, leading diabetes societies have recommended in a joint statement that formally recognised surgery for the first time as a standard therapeutic intervention for the condition.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Rates of Antibiotic Prophylaxis Vary in Pediatric Surgery CME/CE

: Antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) for pediatric surgery varies considerably nationwide, with a high proportion of inappropriate AP use, suggest authors of a retrospective cohort study.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Early vs Delayed Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Commentary on a study comparing early vs delayed laparoscopic surgery for the management of acute cholecystitis, published in the British Journal of Surgery.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Do dressings prevent infection of closed primary wounds after surgery?

There is insufficient evidence to know whether dressings reduce the risk of surgical site infection in closed primary surgical wounds  
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over 4 years ago
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IOP in the Fellow Eye After Glaucoma Surgery in One Eye

How is intraocular pressure in the untreated fellow eye impacted after glaucoma surgery?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Molecular Thyroid Nodule Test No Help in Surgery Decision

Diagnostic molecular testing of thyroid nodules did not significantly affect decision-making in thyroid surgery and may even have led to some overtreatment in a recent trial.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Peak Lactate, Patient Outcome After Gastrointestinal Surgery

A new study looks at the association between blood lactate levels and in-hospital mortality among high-risk gastrointestinal surgical patients.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Nutritional Follow-up of Patients After Obesity Surgery

This best practice advice will help clinicians with the long-term nutritional management of post-bariatric surgery patients.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Does Anti-VEGF Therapy Affect Cataract Surgery Complications?

Is the cataract surgery complication rate higher in patients receiving anti-VEGF injections? Dr Sophie Bakri comments on this study from Ophthalmology.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Surgery vs Medical Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

Commentary on a study comparing bariatric surgery vs conventional treatment for type 2 diabetes in obese patients, published in the Lancet.  
medscape.com
over 4 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
over 4 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
over 4 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.  
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over 4 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.  
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over 4 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.  
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over 4 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.  
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over 4 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.  
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over 4 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
over 4 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
over 4 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
over 4 years ago