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Soccer Players Face Groin Injuries

...er players who participated in a special preseason groin injury prevention program had fewer groin injuries during that subsequent season than those who were not in the program. The researchers enr...

Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play

...e exertion-related pain in the lower abdominal and groin region that is associated with deterioration of th...is important that physicians who see athletes with groin problems understand the entire spectrum of groin injuries. There are many different types of injurie...

UK Hospital Performs Heart Surgery Using Robotic Arm

...wires and tubes are inserted through a vein in the groin and guided into the heart where they deliver an electric current to specific areas of heart muscle. The electric current destroys tiny portions of heart tissue which cause an abnormal heartbeat. With the Sensei robot, surgeons use a joystick on a ...

School-Employed Voyeur Jailed Over Making Pornography

...s own camera to take 36 pictures of the breast and groin areas of girls and female members of staff, by drilling holes in the walls of the school bathrooms. He also drilled a large hole in the kindergarten floor to take pictures "upwards from the legs of female teachers". Mayne superimposed the snaps ...

New Small Vessel Neurovascular Retrievers for Use in Stroke Patients

...atheterization techniques. A small puncture in the groin is used to introduce the Merci Retriever into an artery leading to the brain. Upon reaching the targeted area, the Merci Retriever is designed to restore blood flow by engaging, capturing and removing the blood clot. The Merci Retrieval Systems off...

Multi-Year Data Shows PAD Treatment Prevents Amputation

...reads a catheter through the femoral artery in the groin to the blocked artery in the legs. He then inflates a balloon to open the blood vessel where it is narrowed or blocked. In some cases, this is held open with a stent, a tiny metal cylinder. This is a minimally invasive treatment that does not require...

Nonsurgical Thoracic Aorta Repair Has Much Less Risk of Paralysis Than Surgery

...imaging to guide it from the femoral artery in the groin to the precise location in the aorta where it is deployed to create a new wall in the aorta from the inside. The London study involved 190 patients in a prospective database from 1997 to 2006. All patients had diseased aortas in the thoracic area,...

HIV-positive Individuals Have a Massively Increased Risk of Osteonecrosis

...ferrals. Of these, 22 were symptomatic with hip or groin pain; 18 were asymptomatic, diagnosed only by MRI. Of the 22 people with symptomatic hip osteonecrosis, the femoral heads (the top of the thigh bone, which forms the ‘ball’ in the ball-and-socket hip joint) of both legs were involved. In seven peo...

First Keyhole Heart Valve Surgery Scheduled in Britain

...introduced into a blood vessel running up from the groin to the heart through a catheter. Dr Kovac, consultant cardiologist at Glenfield Hospital, said: “In the past, patients had to endure open-heart surgery and would have been in hospital for at least a week after their operation. This new catheter tre...

Rewiring the Heart

...this treatment where a catheter is inserted in the groin area and cauterizes, or burns off, points of the heart causing the electrical problems and the resultant irregular heartbeat. Following the procedure, Jeffrey awoke out of sedation and was delighted to hear that the heart monitor in his room was beep...

Safer ICU’s: Cheap, Simple, “Low-Tech” Steps Wrk

...nneeded catheters, and use of sites other than the groin to place lines when possible, according to a report. “There’s just no reason any more not to do these relatively simple things,” says Peter Pronovost, M.D., professor of medicine and medical director of Hopkins’ Center for Innovation in Quality Pat...

Good News for Infertile Men

...d embolization; involves inserting a tube into the groin and pointing it towards the varicocele. A tiny platinum coil put in at this point stops blood flow through the faulty veins and hinders it from entering another passage. This procedure was performed on 173 men who were considered infertile and re...

Spacer Insertion May Offer Less Invasive Option for Lumbar Problems

...lting in pain or cramping in the legs, buttocks or groin that is aggravated by standing or walking. The position of the spine typically affects the symptoms: leaning forward reduces the pain, while leaning backward makes it worse. Treatment generally starts conservatively, with physical therapy and pain...

See, men cause allergies in women after sex

...d redness of skin associated with burning in their groin and genitalia after sexual// intercourse that has been now confirmed by doctors as a true case of allergy that is triggered of by proteins present in semen. Thankfully doctors have given the hope to such women that there is a way out for them accordi...

Kerala to Venture into Medical Tourism

... all he had in mind was a relaxed holiday. However groin pains from hernia sent him looking for a reliable surgeon. Finding one in Kerala, it cost him only a fifth of what it would have cost him back home, without having to sacrifice his holiday. Anderson says, “Tourism is already established in Kerala a...

Hormones and the Skin: the Role Hormones Play as We Age

...e seen on the arms and legs and even the chest and groin area. Hirsutism can be treated with topical treatments, such as eflornithine cream, as well as many modes of hair removal including waxing, shaving and laser treatments. Dr. Jaliman emphasized that acne with hirsutism could indicate a more serious ...

A Balancing Act: Hormones and the Skin

...e seen on the arms and legs and even the chest and groin area. Hirsutism can be treated with topical treatments as well as many modes of hair removal including waxing, shaving and laser treatments. If a woman has hirsutism, acne and irregular periods, polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition that is ofte...

64-Slice CT Scanner Is More Heart Friendly

... flexible tube is threaded into an artery //in the groin or forearm and advanced through the arterial system into the heart, where x-ray images are taken. This would take a few hours but for a patient to recuperate from this invasive procedure it would take four to six hours. But this new 64-slice CT sca...

Tiny Easy Fitting Pump May Be The Answer For Major Open Heart Surgery

...al-purpose pump would be fed into an artery in the groin area and pushed up inside the body until it reaches the heart. It would then be powered by a battery pack worn on a belt they said. Explaining that not only would the device help in increasing the flow of blood to the heart, they said that it would a...

Alternative to Open Heart Surgery

...d on a deflated balloon through an incision in the groin into the upper aorta which caries blood from the heart. On the other hand conventional cardiac pumps have to be inserted with an open heart surgery. The new cardiac pump is created by Dr Ashraf Khir, from the Institute of Bioengineering at Brunel Uni...

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