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Breast Reconstruction Complications and Cancer Recurrence

Commentary published in the British Journal of Surgery on a study about whether wound complications after breast reconstruction surgery affect rates of breast cancer recurrence.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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DIRECT LARYNGOSCOPY KILLED THE VIDEO STAR? —

Videolarygoscopy (VL). Brave new world. VL makes any intubation easy, and solves airway managment problems. Well, it can be a life-saver, but it also brings its own set of problems. Two new RCTs comparing VL and DL are just out. … Continue reading → via DIRECT LARYNGOSCOPY KILLED THE VIDEO STAR? —  
prehospitalmed.com
over 3 years ago
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Clean cut surgery

Infection of the surgical site, a major threat for all postoperative patients and a leading cause of hospital acquired infections, is a particular problem in low resource settings, where rates are double those reported in Europe and the United States.1 With no global approach to instilling best practice, it’s a problem that causes unnecessary morbidity and mortality and strains hospital systems and budgets.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Abortion rates show regional variations - BBC News

Abortion rates among women in London are higher than the rest of England, as figures reveal wide variations across the country.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Modified Frailty Index Predicts Need for Critical Care After Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

The Modified Frailty Index (mFI) accurately predicts the need for postoperative critical care in patients undergoing major head and neck cancer operations, according to a new analysis.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Conscious Sedation Same as Anesthetic for Stroke Thrombectomy

SIESTA, the first randomized trial comparing general anesthesia and conscious sedation, has shown similar short-term outcomes in stroke patients undergoing endovascular treatment.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Simple Score Predicts Diabetes Remission in Bariatric Surgery CME/CE

: A simple scoring algorithm using readily available electronic health record data predicted the likelihood that type 2 diabetes would be cured with bariatric surgery.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Role of Behavior Vital in Bariatric Surgery Outcomes CME/CE

: An observational cohort study suggests that modifying problematic eating and weight control behaviors substantially improves weight loss after bariatric surgery.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Newer Diabetes Drugs Can Mask Post-Bariatric Surgery Ketoacidosis

Patients with type 2 diabetes are at risk of developing diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) soon after bariatric surgery, new findings show.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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IV Lidocaine Eases Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Gastric Neoplasm

IV lidocaine decreases patient movement and reduces pain during endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for gastric neoplasm, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Dry Eye Disease After Refractive Surgery

Dry eye disease is a common complication of refractive surgery. What are the risk factors for this postoperative condition, and how is it best managed?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Time to Colonoscopy Counts After Positive Stool Test

When diagnostic colonoscopy after a positive fecal immunochemical test is delayed beyond 6 months, the risk for colorectal cancer increases, new research suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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'Thousands miss out' on surgery for type-2 diabetes - BBC News

Thousands of people with type-2 diabetes in the UK are missing out on obesity surgery that would slash blood sugars and even lead to remission in some cases, a team of experts say.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Guidelines May Help Prevent Re-Injury After Knee Surgery

After knee surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), people are at high risk of repeat injury to the same structure, but simple screening tests before going back to sports can reduce this risk, according to a Norwegian study.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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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  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Deferral of Surgery for Epiretinal Membranes: Is It Safe?

A new study examines visual outcomes in deferred versus early surgery for idiopathic epiretinal membrane. Is watchful waiting a safe approach?  
medscape.com
over 3 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  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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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  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 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 3 years ago