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Interoperative Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer Patients

...a new way to treat patients .The procedure, called intraoperative radiation therapy , takes less than an hour and eliminates the need for further radiation treatments. The PMH team combined the expertise of surgeons, radiation medicine specialists (radiation oncologists, physicists and therapists) and nurses to p...

CTA Useful in Detecting Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysms

...he ruptured aneurysm in 170 cases when compared to intraoperative findings, Bijal Patel, MD, lead author of the stud...ruptured cerebral aneurysms using correlation with intraoperative findings, said Dr. Patel. Although we were expecting CTA to demonstrate a high detection rate for ...

Choice of Anesthesia in C-section

...ction, incidence of postoperative wound infection, intraoperative pain, and satisfaction with the anesthetic technique used. According to Afolabi, maternal or neonatal death was not reported in any trial in the review, underscoring the relative safety of the Caesarean procedure. "There appeared to be reduced bl...

Transfusion-Free Surgical Program Helpful for Liver Transplantation Patients

...p 1 underwent orthotopic liver transplants without intraoperative blood-saving or salvaging techniques, whereas all transplant recipients in group 2 underwent intraoperative cell salvage (ICS) and acute normovolemic hemodilution (ANH) whenever feasible," the authors report....

Mapping Of Brain Highly Beneficial For Safer Brain Tumor Surgery

...nts represents the largest study to date examining intraoperative language mapping for gliomas, and supports the use of language mapping as the rule, rather than the exception, for dominant hemisphere gliomas," Sanai said. "The findings support the conclusion that cortical language mapping may be used as a safe a...

Predictors Of Wound Infection In Ventral Hernia Repair

... absorbable mesh (likely a marker for more complex intraoperative variables) were significant predictors of postoperative wound infection in VHR. The only modifiable risk factor identified was current smoking. Smoking cessation prior to elective hernia repair may decrease the rate of wound infection and ultimatel...

Surgeons Presented Guidelines For Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation

...agulation therapy // , pharmaceutical prophylaxis, intraoperative interventions, and pharmacologic control of ventricular rate and rhythm. Over one third of patients suffer from AF after cardiac surgery, which is associated with a higher risk of operative morbidity, increased hospital stay, and increased hospital...

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