Using C-Section Scars to Predict Future Deliveries
... which women would be at low risk for uterine rupture
and may safely try to have a vaginal delivery, ... would be safe or if risks -- such as uterine rupture
-- would make it unwise.
Bujold's study ... In six, the scar reopened. Women who had uterine rupture
had a very thin scar, Bujold said.
"We found ...
Brain Aneurysm Rupture Risk Tied to Location, Size
... back of the brain had a slightly higher risk of rupture
than those people with aneurysms in the front of ... Austria.
"When one compares the risk of rupture
determined in this study to the risk of treatment ... on a blood vessel to the brain. Aneurysms can rupture
and bleed into the area between the brain and the ...
LegalView Unveils Details of a Breakthrough Mesothelioma Cancer Early Detection Test for Mesothelioma Patients
... side effects, the most extreme being tendon rupture
among patients. Specifically, patients who took ... the drug anywhere from weeks before the tendon rupture
to patients who may have taken the drug years ... Levaquin Side Effect] includes the risk of tendon rupture
among patients. Additionally, an array of harmful ...
LegalView Reveals Details of the FDA Mandated Black Box Warning For Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Such as Cipro and Levaquin
... due to the greater risk of tendonitis and tendon rupture
among patients prescribed these drugs.
... compared to patients with Achilles' tendon rupture
and reported that there may be cause for a Cipro ... drug that has also been linked to the tendon rupture
as the most serious risk, although some other ...
FDA Mandates Black Box Warning for Some Antibiotics
... to the increased risk of tendonitis and tendon rupture
associated with their use, the U.S. Food and Drug ... and contact their doctor immediately.
can occur during or after taking fluoroquinolones, which include Cipro. Cases of tendon rupture
have been reported up to several months after ...
Carnegie Mellon researchers improve assessments of aortic aneurysms
... suffer from aortic aneurysms and their sudden rupture
can halt the flow of life-sustaining, oxygen-laden blood to the vital areas of the body. The rupture
of such aneurysms is associated with a mortality ... the arterial wall can signal the exact moment a rupture
Satish Muluk, director of ...
Arizona Heart Institute Enrolls First Patient in Anaconda(TM) Investigational Study for the Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
... body's main artery, is a serious condition in which the aorta is prone to rupture
often causing sudden death. Studies report that emergent, open surgical ... attended the procedure at Arizona Heart Hospital.
Symptoms of aortic rupture
can occur suddenly with severe, sharp pain in the abdomen. Patients who ...
Fewer Deaths Occurring From Brain Bleeds
... News) -- Better diagnosis and treatment have led to fewer deaths from the rupture
of a blood vessel on the surface of the brain, Dutch researchers say.
Known as a subarachnoid hemorrhage, this kind of rupture
leads to bleeding into the space between the brain and the thin tissue ...
Too Few Screened for Abdominal Aneurysm, Study Says
... Potentially life-threatening condition often goes undetected until rupture
FRIDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- Few people who are at ... have no symptoms but can be deadly if they rupture.
Symptoms of a rupture
include sudden and increasing back and abdominal pain.
An estimated 1.5 ...
As Breast Augmentation Becomes the No. 1 Cosmetic Surgery Procedure, New Jersey Plastic Surgeon Paul LoVerme, MD Discusses the Safety of Silicone Breast Implants
... implant, and what happens if the implant ruptures. With saline implants, a rupture
or leak in the implant is easily detectable as the breast takes on a ... be harder to detect. “With a silicone implant we may have a silent rupture
and it may not be detectable except by MRI or perhaps physical examination ...
Insightra Medical, Inc. Gains FDA clearance for the Most Complete Range of 7Fr Intra Aortic Balloon (IAB) Catheters
... propriety extrusion of the ultra-strong balloon gives an incredibly low rupture
rate (2)(3) even with prolonged pumping (4).
The Insightra Ultra 7Fr ... Study of Five Types of IABP balloons in terms of incidence of balloon rupture
and other complications: A multi institutional study
Nishida et al : ...
ACL Reconstruction With Cadaver Tissue Risky in Younger Patients
... Medicine and a sports medicine physician at Scott & White. "When you rupture
it, the majority of patients' knees become unstable so, routinely, ... if the patients were braced postoperatively," he said, or when the second rupture
occurred or the failure rates in specific subgroups of patients.
SpectraCell Laboratories Offers Additional Test for Heart Attack and Stroke Risk
... when there is an active
atherosclerotic process that could lead to the rupture
of plaque and cause
a heart attack or stroke.
Lipid measurement and ... where the arterial lesions are inflamed, eventually leading to
causing a heart attack or stroke. Lp-PLA2 is associated with
a doubling of ...
New method effective in detecting dangerous coronary plaque
... undetectable by angiography or cardiac stress tests and prone to rupture
Now a new noninvasive method has shown success in ... Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. Furthermore, the rupture
of soft noncalcified plaque has been implicated as the cause of heart ...
Arterial vascular disease underdiagnosed, undertreated in older US women
... AAA appears to be more dangerous in women because they are more prone to rupture
in smaller sizes and once they rupture
are more fatal.
Women are less likely than men to be offered minimally ...
Warning for women who binge drink
... in the UK rise, doctors in this weeks BMJ report three cases of bladder rupture
in women who attended hospital with lower abdominal pain.
Although ... of the localisation of the pain.
After further investigation, bladder rupture
was confirmed and all women underwent surgery to repair the bladder.
Fetal Surgery Saves Baby After Early 'Water Break'
... surgery in the womb saved the life of an unborn baby after premature rupture
of the fetal membranes ("water breaks"), German doctors report.
The American Academy of Family Physicians has more about premature rupture
of fetal membranes .
-- Robert Preidt
A new key to detecting deadly aortic aneurysms
... symptoms. In fact, only one in 20 patients has symptoms before internal rupture
occursmaking advance detection key to treatment. Once the aneurysm ... aneurysms share a similar RNA signature, and if the RNA can predict rupture
or dissection of an aneurysm.
Summer heat increases risk of amniotic fluid level deficiency, Ben-Gurion University study reveals
... with oligohydramnios that delivered from May to August during the years 1988-2007.
After excluding other causes of fluid loss, such as premature rupture
of membranes, intra-uterine growth restriction or malformations, the study determined that higher rates of oligohydramnios were found in the summer ...
Los Angeles Surgeon Dr. Rezaian - Pioneers Cutting Edge Laser Back Surgery (laserbacksurgery.com)
... into the nerves surrounding the spine, resulting in pain that spreads throughout the arms and legs. Without spinal surgery , a herniated disc can rupture
and cause irreversible paralysis.
Traditional spinal surgery for herniated discs has proven to be an inadequate solution for the ailment. Not ...
Operation for aneurysm yields nearly normal longevity
... The findings are published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association .
Each year between 700 and 1,000 Swedes die as a result of rupture
of abdominal aortic aneurysms. The number of preventive operations is on the rise throughout the Western world, for one thing because the population ...
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Presents Prestigious Research Awards at Annual Meeting
... surgical repair alone. Awardees receive a monetary compensation of $1,500.
Aircast Award for Clinical Science
"Anterior Cruciate Ligament rupture
in Patients with Significant Growth Remaining: What is the Risk to the Meniscus and Cartilage when Treatment is Delayed?" authored by J. Todd R. ...
First-degree relatives of patients with bicuspid aortic valve should be screened
... to the patients with congenital bicuspid valve. Generally, when aortas are 50 millimeters in diameter, surgery is recommended in order to prevent a rupture
of the aorta.
"If you know that a relative does have bicuspid aortic valve, then you know that you should be screened," said study author ...
Over 2 Million U.S. Adults at Risk of Heart Attacks from Vulnerable Plaque
... for vulnerable plaque screening and treatment was valued at $3.7 billion.
Vulnerable plaques are fatty deposits attached to arterial walls that can rupture
without warning, potentially leading to strokes or sudden cardiac arrest. Vulnerable plaque is currently regarded as a key factor in explaining ...
Minimally invasive stroke treatment produces better patient outcomes than surgical operation
... treatment is better tolerated in selected critically ill patients with ruptured brain aneurysms. The procedure is effective in preventing a second rupture
but currently limited in terms of cost due to the need for additional follow-up procedures to treat new aneurysm growth," Maud said. "However, a new ...
Study in Nature Medicine establishes major new treatment target in diseased arteries
... of blood pressure due to a breakdown in the vessel's structural integrity. AAA leads to 15,000 deaths a year, mostly in aging men, when aneurysms rupture
to spill blood into the abdomen, a fatal event in 90 percent of cases. Adding to the study's importance, AAA shares vital biochemical pathways with ...
Air Pollution Exposure May Slow Fetal Growth
... associated with a two- to fivefold increased risk of restricted fetal growth among mothers with separation of the placenta before birth and premature rupture
of the membrane, compared with mothers who did not have these complications.
The findings were published online in the Journal of Epidemiology ...
Is intervention beneficial for brain vessel malformations?
... Individuals diagnosed with a brain arteriovenous malformation (BAVM) -- an abnormal tangle of arteries and veins -- are at increased risk of vessel rupture
and bleeding that can cause permanent brain damage. Traditionally, doctors have prescribed preventive interventions like surgery, but there is ...
Lowest Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels the Best
The composition of a fatty deposit might be as important as its size, Tobis said. Some plaques might be less stable than other, thus prone to rupture
and block a blood vessel, he said. "One of the studies included in the report showed that aggressive lowering of LDL reduced the size of the ...
TV crime drama compound highlights immune cells' misdeeds
... is a key component that makes an arterial plaque dangerous. Such inflammation causes platelets to bind to plaques, leading the plaques to rupture
or break away and putting the patient at risk of heart attack, stroke or lung clots.
For now, blood vessels of the chest and torso are too deep ...
Black girls are 50 percent more likely to be bulimic than white girls
... Association, more than 9 million females in the United States struggle with bulimia. Severe health consequences include heart failure, possible rupture
of the esophagus from frequent vomiting, tooth decay and, among adolescents, potentially irreversible effects on physical development.
Only about ...
Black young adults hospitalized for stroke at much higher rate than whites, Hispanics
... of Hispanic and white patients were men.
Hispanics were more likely than blacks and whites to suffer a hemorrhagic stroke, triggered by the rupture
of a blood vessel in the brain. As with the elderly, the most common type of stroke in younger adults, known as ischemic stroke, was caused by the ...
Oh Baby, Interventional Radiology Makes Childbirth Safer
... up to several weeks after the delivery. A specific type of injury to the blood vessel known as a pseudoaneurysm -- which is a contained blood vessel rupture
-- tends to show up later. "Overall, regardless of any of the clinical circumstances, bleeding following C-section was stopped promptly and ...
Aneurysms in 2nd Generation May Not Come Early
... would occur at an earlier age in the second generation, a new report finds.
The finding contradicts previous studies that concluded that aneurysm rupture
occurs as much as 20 years earlier in the second generation than in older generations. That finding suggested that a genetic risk factor accumulated ...
New Advances May Treat Stroke Faster, Better
... in breaking up clots in the brain;
Finding new genetic clues to predict who might develop an aneurysm, a weakened brain blood vessel that can rupture
and cause a devastating hemorrhagic stroke;
Treating people who have low cholesterol levels but elevated levels of a stroke-linked inflammatory ...
St. Mary Medical Center Opens New Cardiovascular Catheterization Labs Reaffirming Role as a Regional Leader in Cardiovascular Medicine
... (an abdominal aortic aneurysm). The stent graft allows blood to flow through the stent, entirely bypassing the aneurysm, thus reducing the risk of rupture
and eliminating the need for major abdominal surgery.
Carotid Artery Stenting - This minimally invasive treatment option is an alternative ...
6th Annual Go Red For Women Luncheon and Fashion Show Attracts Hundreds
... a call from my father who was vacationing in Las Vegas. While gambling with a handful of chips he had suffered an aortic artery aneurism rupture, a rupture
so deadly that only one out of every two people survive. My father was one of the lucky survivors."
After seeing how heart disease had ...
ACL Injury Prevention Program is First in Nation to Tackle Growing Problem
... in the past 10 years alone -- twice the rate of the previous decade. It is estimated that more than 30,000 high school and college age females will rupture
their ACL every year. In the last 15 years, ankle sprains have decreased by 86 percent while knee ligament injuries have increased by 172 percent.
IK4 develops a portable device for detecting Salmonella in under an hour
... in real time), that enables the rapid identification of pathogens. Within the Chip the system integrates the concentrating of the sample, the rupture
of its membrane, the enzymatic multiplication of its DNA and finally identification of the pathogen. The user only has to insert two syringes into ...
Seasonal variation in blood pressure
... has potentially important consequences for blood pressure management in the elderly," the authors state. "Because the risk of stroke or aneurysmal rupture
is highest in the elderly, improved protection against these diseases by close monitoring of blood pressure and antihypertensive medication when ...