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Virtual Colonoscopy is Most-effective for Screening Colon Cancer

...s ┬ĘC from abdominal pain to life-threatening bowel perforation and bleeding. Virtual colonoscopy, or CT colonography (CTC), has arisen as a potentially effective CRC screening tool. Using x-rays and imaging software to develop two- and three-dimensional images of the gastrointestinal tract, it has fewer adverse ...

Massive Recall of Magnetic Toys in US

...gnets, the CPSC is aware of one case of intestinal perforation after a child swallowed magnetic jewelry that was ...magnets, one aspiration of a loose magnet, and one perforation of the nasal wall from nose jewelry. At least 1,500 incidents of magnets separating from the build...

MDCT Accurately Locates Bowel Perforation: Study

...he problem. In the past, the best way to find a perforation in the bowel was to administer oral or rectal cont...rast media could accurately show the site of bowel perforation in 73 of 85 patients, Dr. Hainaux said. Radiologists should look for three things on the MDCT image ...

Toys With Tiny Magnets Recalled

...dren leading to serious conditions like intestinal perforation or blockage. If not detected immediately it can also result in the death of the child. PRI...

Warning on Avastin Updated

...n. Genentech reported seven cases of nasal septum perforation reported in post market surveillance. Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome is also associated with fluid retention, hypertension and the cytotoxic effects of the immunosuppressive drugs on the vascular endothelium. J. Leonard Lichten...

Young, Obese Adults Afflicted with Disease of the Old

... diverticula cause inflammation that may lead to a perforation in the wall of the intestine and other serious complications. "Over the last ten years, I noted that many patients coming into the emergency room with CT findings of acute diverticulitis seemed younger than traditional teaching suggested, and often ...

Investigations Reveal That Infections Due To Contact lens Could Cause Blindness

...rgent surgical intervention to treat acute corneal perforation or to stop the condition from developing. They further stated that it is likely that more cases may require subsequent corneal transplantation for residual scarring. Reports have stated that almost all of the patients wore soft, disposable contact ...

Madonna Has "Minor Operation" For Hernia

...ugh stuff, but full of natural weaknesses like the perforation in a postage stamp," he said. He added that it was "the luck of the draw" and "nothing to do with physical fitness" if any person developed the condition....

Salt-Water Pools Good for the Health

... and 32 percent in both communities had suffered a perforation of the eardrum due to ear infections. Follow-ups with some of the children indicated a significant decline in both conditions 18 months after the pools opened. At the final follow up, only 18 percent of the children in the first community and 20 pe...

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