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The decision about the incision: Is midline or transverse better for abdominal surgery?

... wound infections, which were more frequent for transverse incisions, possibly due to circulatory problems. ... with a long incision. "Whether this incision is transverse or midline depends mainly on the surgeon's ... infections were significantly more frequent for transverse incisions. Dr. Seiler says, "This is ...

Cardinal Health Appoints Bruce Downey to Board of Directors; John McCoy Retires From Board After 22 Years

... of Ambassadors for Johns Hopkins' Project RESTORE, which funds research and clinical trials to support the creation of progressive treatments for transverse myelitis and multiple sclerosis. He also serves on the board of Momenta Pharmaceuticals and is a partner in NewSpring Health II, a venture capital ...

Disability Activist Urges Obama to Escalate Stem Cell Research to End Paralysis For Millions of Americans

... those afflicted with all forms of spinal cord-related paralysis. The Foundation will also address the cause, rehabilitation, prevention, and cure for transverse Myelitis, and freely affiliate with other medical, charitable and corporate entities to achieve these goals. For more information, please visit ...

Stem Cell Biotherapy Sues Casey Nabavi, Co-Founder and Former President, for Conduct Resulting in Claims by SCB Patients Against Nabavi, Embezzling Money and Converting Other Assets Belonging to SCB and for Wrongfully Establishing Cellulogix Biosciences t

... Parkinsonism, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, autism, cerebral palsy, brain damage, heart disease, COPD, kidney diseases, eye diseases, diabetes, transverse myelitis, etc. SCB also offers age rejuvenation programs for persons seeking to reverse the effects of aging. The U.S. FDA recently announced ...

FDA Warns Users on Psoriasis Drug

... in people taking Raptiva, Bloomberg reported. The conditions include Guillain-Barre syndrome, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, transverse myelitis and facial palsy. Those warnings will not be boxed. More information Here's more on the FDA health advisory on Raptiva . ...

Type of breast reconstruction impacts radiation therapy outcomes

... mastectomy for breast cancer: ATR (autologous tissue reconstruction), which involves the placement of a tissue flap most commonly from the transverse rectus abdominus muscle as a breast mound, and TE/I (tissue expander and implant reconstruction), which involves placing an inflatable tissue ...

Two Colorado Surgeons Become Pioneers In Microsurgical DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction

... desiring breast reconstruction. Women could choose to have saline or silicone implants, use her own tissue flap, or a combination of the two. The transverse rectus abdominis muscle flap, or TRAM flap, was the most common of the procedures. The TRAM flap is the process of taking tissue and muscle from the ...

Doctors Test Advanced Tool for Treating Prostate Cancer

... placement to pre-planned cancer targets and preferred treatment zones. -- 3-D image acquisition to improve visibility, presenting both sagittal and transverse planes with a total viewing volume of 380 mL. -- Touch-screen technology to improve treatment efficiency and patient experience. About ...

OmniSonics Medical Technologies Announces First Patient Enrolled in SONIC II REGISTRY

... Endovascular System is based on patented OmniWave technology, the first minimally invasive catheter-based technology that delivers low-power, transverse ultrasonic energy to remove thrombus quickly, safely, and effectively. Thrombus (also known as a blood clot) occurs in a number of conditions ...

Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis is One Thousand Steps Closer to a Cure for MS

... what causes MS, thereby accelerating a cure. Additionally, samples and data are collected from a number of other similar diseases including transverse Myelitis, Neuromyelitis Optica, ADEM, and Optic Neuritis to enable studies in these rare neurological disorders and to provide controls for MS ...

Scientific poster abstracts from the 24th annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine

... with an Acute Sciatic Nerve Press 189 Changes in Glycosylated Hemoglobin After Epidural Steroid Injection 190 Stimulation Coverage of transverse Tripole Programming Using the Lamitrode Tripole 16 Surgical Lead: PreliminaryEvaluation of a Prospective, Multi-Centered, Post-Market Study 191 ...

Racial and ethnic differences in colorectal cancer emphasize importance of screening

... prevalence of proximal or right-sided polyps and cancerous lesions. The right side of the colon includes the cecum, ascending colon and proximal transverse colon and cannot be reached by flexible sigmoidoscopy. The reasons for higher incidence rates in African-Americans are unclear; however, ...

Early Human-Like Skeletons Are First Outside of Africa

... Laitman agreed that it's no coincidence that Homo 's spread was linked to their improved bipedal gait. The specimens "also show features of the transverse arch of the foot, the longitudinal arc of the foot, and a particular [movement] of the big toe" not seen before, he said. And yet other parts of ...

Molecule Behind Multiple Sclerosis Discovered

... the cause of an autoimmune disease in the central nervous system, called transverse myelitis (TM). This disease is related to multiple sclerosis//. In a ... of the protein, IL-6, are dramatically elevated in the spinal fluid of transverse myelitis (TM) patients. Although the majority of TM patients suffer a ...

CT Better Than Plain Radiographs in Diagnosing Lumbar Spine Fractures

... were missed by plain film. Of that 8.3% (15) that were missed by CT, 11 represented compression deformities of indeterminate age, three were possible transverse process fractures and one was a superior end plate fracture. "The results of our study determined that lumbar spine radiographs did not ...

Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Paralysis Patients

... Singh, a musician from Punjab who lost the power to move after a motor accident, and Srinivas, an aspiring accountant from Chennai who suffered from transverse Myelitis (a devastating inflammation of the spinal cord that can cause irreversible paralysis), have also found hope. "I had no feeling from ...

More Women Opting for Caesarean, Unaware of Consequences

... rate changes during labour, then a c-section is unavoidable. There are also a number of prenatal indications necessitating a c-section, including transverse presentation (the baby lies crosswise in the uterus) and women with extremely deformed pelvises. Doctors assess some medical indications ...

'Hooded Horror': Death by Hanging

... spinal cord causing instant death. A 'Hangman's fracture' occurs when the second cervical vertebra is fractured followed by the disruption of the transverse atlantal ligament. There is hypertension of the head when the prisoner falls, leading to the fracture. There are no visible expressions of agony and ...

Radiation after Breast Reconstruction

... Fifty patients underwent a reconstructive procedure called tissue expander placement with or without an implant, and 35 patients received a transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) reconstructive flap. Results of the study show, after five years, none of the patients who received a TRAM ...
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