Tag: "nonsurgical" at medical news
Surgery- Very Effective for Common Back Pain
... back pain, physicians generally advise exhausting nonsurgical
options before resorting to surgery. But a new stu...surgery provides significantly better results than nonsurgical
alternatives. Degenerative spondylolisthesis is a condition in which breakdown of the cartilage be...
Soft Contacts Designed for Cone-Shaped Cornea
...r subjects with keratoconic eyes and offer hope of nonsurgical
treatment instead of corneal transplants . University of Rochester researchers describe the custom design techniques and results of visual acuity tests in a paper published in April in Optics Letters. Keratoconic eyes are rare but disabling. From t...
National Neurosurgery Awareness Week Kicks Off During Annual Meeting of the AANS
... peripheral nerve problems, providing surgical and nonsurgical
care. Have you or a family member undergone suc...actors, symptoms, diagnosis, and both surgical and nonsurgical
treatment options. In addition, there are color fact sheets on injury prevention and other safety-re...
Nonsurgical Therapy Highly Effective for Pain and Infertility in Men
A new research shows that nonsurgical
embolization is ninty-eight percent effective, offers a lower recurrence rate and much quicker recovery than surgery// for the treatment of varicoceles (varicose veins in the testicle and scrotum). This condition in men can cause pain, testicular atr...
Outpatient Treatment Kills Benign Bone Tumors Nonsurgically With Heat
Research shows that an outpatient, nonsurgical
treatment for a benign bone tumor called osteoid o...iately, with no post-procedure complications. This nonsurgical
technique — radiofrequency ablation — heats and destroys the nerve endings in the tumor that were ca...
Nonsurgical Thoracic Aorta Repair Has Much Less Risk of Paralysis Than Surgery
According to two studies presented today, a nonsurgical
treatment using stent-grafts to repair an injured or diseased thoracic aorta// offered patients less risk of paraplegia as well as lower morbidity and mortality rates when compared to surgery. During surgical repair the patient is at increased risk o...
Freezing Kidney Tumors Effective and Less Expensive Than Laparoscopy
Researchers have found that the nonsurgical
image-guided treatment of kidney tumors – cryoabla...n “ice ball” that freezes and kills the tumor. The nonsurgical
treatment spares the majority of the healthy kidney tissue and can be repeated as often as needed. T...
Emerging Research Heralds New Era of Breast Cancer Management
...on breast cancer vaccines may lead to exciting new nonsurgical
tools for the physician treating breast cancer patients. These new tools may significantly alter current screening and treatment paradigms used by surgical oncologists, as well improving the care of patients. Our understanding of breast cancer has...
Kids in Sport—Great for Fitness, but Concern About Injurie
...anagement of ACL injuries in young athletes: while nonsurgical
treatment may lead to knee instability and further injuries, surgery may damage the still-growing skeleton. Injuries to the joint cartilage pose similar questions, although studies have reported promising results with a procedure called autologous ch...
Surgery vs. Non-surgical treatment for back disorders
... efficacy of back surgery in comparison with other nonsurgical
options to treat severe back pain// was studied in a recent research.Back pain related to disorders of spinal disc can be effectively treated by other physical therapy as well says the study . Patients with a herniated disc, where the soft tissue be...
Blinding-Disease Surgery Is Done Safely in Villages, by Nonphysicians
...andomized study compared results of two short-term nonsurgical
techniques for minimizing contact between the eyelashes and the cornea. The more commonly used technique, called epilation, involves removing the eyelashes. The alternative is to apply double-sided tape to force the eyelashes away from the eyeball. T...
Proper Diagnosis Could Augment Speedy Recovery Of Haglund’s Syndrom
...ing to undergo surgery,” he said. “Ultrasound is a nonsurgical
outpatient procedure that does not require sedation and, when used in conjunction with modifications in footwear and activity, is an appropriate initial treatment for relief of the pain associated with this condition.” Source: Neswise...
An Effective Drug Identified for Shoulder Pain
...The participants of the study had previously tried nonsurgical
clinical interventions like physical therapy, steroid injection, and oral pain medications but the pain persisted. The study patients received an x-ray of the shoulder to confirm the diagnosis of osteoarthritis and rule out other causes of the pain. ...
New Drug For Treating Chronic Shoulder Pain
... of the patients in the study had previously tried nonsurgical
clinical interventions - including physical therapy, at least one steroid injection, and various oral pain medications - but the pain persisted. At the beginning of the study patients received an x-ray of the shoulder to confirm the diagnosis of oste...