Navigation Links
Less Invasive By Pass Surgery Proves Economical In The Long Run

Hong Kong researchers said that Asian doctors should practice less invasive surgery for by pass surgery. They say that the traditional surgery though is not harmful// can increase the chances of exposing patients to innumerable infections. Most of the Asians suffer from diabetes and are prone to infections. In the traditional method the great saphenous vein is removed from the leg and grafted onto the heart.

This enhances the blood flow to the heart muscle through the newly fixed blood vessel. But the problem is that there is a rise in the rate of post-operation infection and trauma. The great saphenous vein is removed by making a cut which runs deep (2-inches) from the ankle to the top of the inner thigh. In US endoscopy is used to harvest the vein which requires small incisions (2 cm deep).

According to the study conducted by Timmy Au, a cardiothoracic surgeon at Hong Kong’s Grantham Hospital said that up to 40 % of 74 bypasses patients were diabetic. This shows that there is an increase in diabetic rate among the Asians especially Chinese. Hence the risk of infection is very high which are dangerous because during or after surgery the body's normal ability to fight infections is impaired. Additionally it is very difficult to control the deterioration if there is an increase in the glucose control.
The common infection that occurs after the surgery is that of the leg infection which will later spread to other parts of the body. Severe infections are rare, but it is very difficult to revive the patient after such infections. But this new less invasive method is become very popular among the richer nations in the West it is not so in the east due to the cost factor. But in conclusion the researcher says that in case of implementing this technique one can reduce the post-operation care and the overall cost will be lower.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief
2. Preventing Strokes Using Less Invasive Techniques
3. The Use Of Invasive Treatment For Life Threatening Heart Conditions Questioned
4. Surgery For Obesity May Need Invasive Monitoring
5. Minimally Invasive Ear Implant Procedures Are Better
6. Invasive Skin Cancer On The Rise in Hispanics
7. Any Form Of Minimally Invasive Surgery- Name It & They Do It!
8. Heart Disease Risk Can Now Be Predicted By A Painless, Non-Invasive Test
9. Blood Flow to Kidneys Better Restored by Less Invasive Procedures
10. Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery Minimize the Treatment Timings
11. Emergency Heart Patients Do Better With Invasive Approach
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) will acquire QuikClot® Bleeding Control Kits® ... The program, developed in association with efforts by the American College of Surgeons, ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Award-winning medical group Allied ... as new board chair for Orange County health care system CalOptima Friday. CalOptima ... soon-to-be former chair Mark Refowitz’s term, which runs through June 30 of this ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... In its ongoing effort ... has recently developed and published an informational resource that addresses frequently asked questions. ... common inquiries the site’s team of third party administrator (TPA) contributors regularly receives ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... Advanced Surgical, Inc. is thrilled to offer the recently FDA-approved Obalon Balloon System ... procedure adds to SkyLex Advanced Surgical’s already comprehensive list of weight-loss services. ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 , ... Oily skin is a common and unwelcomed ... Advanced Dermatology has a lot to offer to the discussion of dealing with excess ... is that there are many home remedies that can help remove the oily shine while ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/28/2017)... TEL AVIV, Israel , March 28, 2017 ... . This new business entity, Emosis Ltd, headquartered in ... and development of novel assays complementing the mother company existing technology ... support commercialization and sales development of Emosis kits. ... This strategic move starts building Emosis ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... , March 28, 2017  AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, ... on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies ... that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has notified ... 30 mcg) Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) has passed ... MAA is underway. The MAA for ARX-04 (known ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII), a ... significant unmet medical needs, today announced that it ... Office (JPO) for the composition of matter of ... the treatment or prevention of fibrotic disorders, including ... retinopathy (Japanese Patent #: 6060071).  This patent includes ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: