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Children who used anaesthesia drugs could suffer brain damage

...in damage occurred in children who had used common anaesthesia drugs. The researchers, who studied the effect of commonly used anaesthesia drugs in paediatric surgery, on infant rats, found that the rats suffered from learning and memory p...

New virtual colonoscopy procedure for easier colon screening

... a viewing instrument into the rectum. It requires anaesthesia and there's a remote chance that the colon wall co... be examined for polyps. The patient does not need anaesthesia and the procedure takes only half an hour. However, the procedure is purely diagnostic and if doctor...

Red hair connected with anaesthesia

...in responses. This study may shed new light on how anaesthesia works important, given there is a fine line between giving too little anaesthetic and too much....

Percutaneous aortic valve replacement- a revolution in Cardiac Surgery

...a cardiac care centre in Canada either under local anaesthesia or under light sedation. Reports regarding the valve performance have been excellent and there has not been a single case of valve failure when the valve was successfully placed (80% of the cases). High mortality during follow-up has been related to ...

Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry for speedy diagnosis of Brain disorders

...mple as antibiotics have had to go through general anaesthesia and risky brain surgery before treatment has started. The present option will now enable these dangerous infections to be picked up quickly, simply and cost effectively. The same kind of test on spinal fluid samples can be used to rapidly diagnose ...

Lower Back Tattoos Can Lead To Problems During Childbirth

... a different, more complicated method of providing anaesthesia to women with such tattoos. --Edited IANS...

Record Number Of Women Use Abortion Pills

... a surgical abortion that would include the use of anaesthesia too. She attributed the trend as a success for Labour parties sexual health strategy. The abortion pill works on the principle of blocking the pregnancy hormones and making the uterus contract. It is taken in two stages. The first oral dose of the...

Hospital Administers Animal Vaccine on Patients

...d. "Kitamin Hydrochloride, a drug used to induce anaesthesia in animals, has been administered on several patients. However, there were no reports of any causalities," the source added. Health Minister Ajay Bishnoi said: "We have blacklisted the company and suspended the storekeeper and doctor concerned." ...

Anxiety In Children Prior To Surgery Might Complicate Recovery

...s children experienced more problems emerging from anaesthesia and significantly more pain both during the hospital stay and over the first three days at home. During home recovery anxious children also consumed significantly more codeine and acetaminophen and had a higher incidence of postoperative anxiety and ...

New Lung Heating Device can Help Asthma Patients

...d. The patient is under conscious sedation with no anaesthesia involved. The technique, known as bronchial thermoplasty, is for patients with moderate and severe asthma. "The early results were encouraging," said Neil Thomson, professor of respiratory medicine at the University of Glasgow who leads one of th...

Common Anaesthetic Drug Can Kill Brain Cells

...naesthetic, which is inhaled and used when general anaesthesia is required. // Many people, especially the eld...fer from postoperative cognitive dysfunction after anaesthesia as well as scrambling and delirium that can last six hours or two weeks or months, reported the heal...

More Women Opting for Caesarean, Unaware of Consequences

...an might have," advised Albrecht-Engel. General anaesthesia is no longer necessary. Peridural or spinal anaesthesia allows the woman to remain conscious. "It's a good opportunity to ask that the child not be washed a...

Fortis to Inject Rs.300 Mn into Escorts Hospital

... science. Anil Karlekar has been appointed head of anaesthesia and critical care - the post held by Yatin Mehta before he left Escorts along with Trehan....

Radio-frequency Ablation Offers Hope for People With Inoperable Kidney Tumours

...s Bershad. The RFA procedure requires only local anaesthesia and avoids the scars and complications associated with traditional open surgery. Since the procedure does not involve cutting, it is also a viable option for individuals previously thought to be too old or sick to withstand surgery. During RFA, an ...

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