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Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia

...he patient was awake. The operation was done under thoracic epidural anesthesia. This approach may help in discharging the patient early from the hospital. Dr. Zenati from the team of doctors who performed the surgery said that patients who are operated in this way may not have to go to the intensive care uni...

Detecting brain aneurysms

...ommon blood vessels involved are the abdominal and thoracic aorta, and brain. Potential blood vessel problems in the brain can be detected by non-invasive techniques, but only if they are above a certain diameter.// Some people are born with a malformation of a blood vessel within the brain that leads to a we...

Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine

...t is an excellent method of choice to evaluate the thoracic aorta, pulmonary arteires, abdominal aorta and its branches (renal and mesenteric arteries).MRA is also useful in patients for who surgery is anticipated and these conditions include, tumors, aneurysms, vascular malformations, and vascular occlusions...

Untreated Scoliosis patients found to lead productive and active lives

...reased mortality rates and that only patients with thoracic apices and curves of more than 100 degrees are at increased risk of death....

Ebola-like virus is on the way to cause epidemic in Angola

...hea. Later on it may have symptoms of pains in the thoracic region, severe internal bleeding and may even lead to death. Ebola and similar virus are very much like HIV and like it had also been known to be transmitted from monkeys. Although they are still date limited to Africa in their attacks, these viral...

Arrow Embedded In Tribal’s Chest For Two Weeks Surgically Remove

...ay showed that the arrow had pierced deep into his thoracic region, damaging one of his lungs,' said R.K. Mathur. 'Doctors were afraid of conducting an operation by giving anesthesia as they felt with a damaged lung it would be too risky,' said another doctor V.S. Bhatia. Bhatia, who held several rounds ...

Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery Minimize the Treatment Timings

...perience in the world with the procedure and whose thoracic surgery practice may be the most active in the western United States. In contrast, VATS is currently used in only about five percent of the 40,000 lobectomies performed each year in the United States. The procedure can be technically challenging for ...

Prime Minister Lauds the Exemplary Work of Mumbai’s Medical Fraternit

...id Anil Patwardhan, head of the cardiovascular and thoracic department at the Sion Hospital. Besides Patwardhan, head of surgery J.V. Hardikar, general surgeon Jignesh Gandhi and orthopaedic surgeon Roshan Wade, along with a dedicated team of some 45 senior and junior doctors, have been working tirelessly e...

New Test For Early-Stage Lung Cancer

...patients, said David Harpole, M.D., a professor of thoracic surgery at Duke and principal investigator of the upcoming clinical trial. The trial, to begin within six months, will enroll more than 1,000 patients at multiple centers in the United States and Canada. "If we can use the test to increase patient ...

Doctors At The TMCH Performs Their First Open-heart Surgery

...tal// (TMCH). An eight-member team led by cardio thoracic surgeon N Vasudevan performed the surgery on the boy who was suffering from an arterial septal, congenital defect on the 4th of August. Dr S Balakrishnan the dean of TMCH said that the patient, S.Velumurugan's condition was stable and that he woul...

Madras Medical College to have a Centre for preventive cardiology

...n of the golden jubilee celebrations of the cardio thoracic surgery department of the college. The schemes wou...achandran. According to Dr. Anbumani, the cardio thoracic department at the MMC would get a new building in its anniversary year. This department is one of th...

Naseem’s Heart Put In Its Plac

...rts are going to be out,"said Rosenkranz, a cardio thoracic surgeon, "but he's going to be able to participate in other sorts of activities." He added: "Certainly the goal is as normal a childhood as he can achieve." During the operation, Naseem's heart was first wrapped in Gore-Tex,and then a layer of hi...

Study Identifies Mechanism Which May Help Tamoxifen Work Better

...ugh the estrogen receptor,” said Albain, director, thoracic oncology clinical research program; director, breast clinical research program; and co-director, multidisciplinary breast oncology center; Loyola University Health System, Maywood, Ill. Albain also said this research suggests new therapeutic strate...

Dual Gene Therapy Suppresses Lung Cancer in Preclinical Test

...n Ji, Ph.D., M. D. Anderson associate professor of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. The FUS1/p53 combination also activates a cell suicide pathway based in the cells' mitochondria, their energy powerhouse. Lab experiments first showed that the gene combination cut the number of viable cells in four l...

Apollo to Operate Tertiary Care Hospital in Yemen

...ll offer super specialty services including cardio thoracic surgeries, hip and knee replacements, neuro surgeries and other high-end services. The hospital will also have a comprehensive emergency and trauma network covering the entire country. The 160-bed hospital, spread across 200,000 square feet, is bui...

CDA Investigates Case of Bovine Tuberculosis

... is a zoonotic pathogen that causes lesions in the thoracic and abdominal cavity of infected animals. It is spread primarily by respiratory aerosols being exhaled or coughed out by infected animals and can then inhaled by animals or humans. Although rare, it can infect humans and CDA is working closely with t...

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

...sing stent-grafts to repair an injured or diseased thoracic aorta// offered patients less risk of paraplegia a...ent is at increased risk of paraplegia because the thoracic aorta is clamped, cutting off blood to the spinal column. The interventional radiology treatment doe...

International Conference On Thoracic Cancer To Be Held In Jordan

...ve specialist comprising of radiation oncologists, thoracic surgeons, radiologists and investigators. These ex...the latest findings in diagnosis and treatment for thoracic cancers from around the globe. Several papers will be presented on the changes in treatment paradigm...

India Should Take the Lead in Stem Cell Research, Expert

...ity, Missouri for performing the paediatric cardio thoracic surgery. "I would term this as a surgery outsourcing. People will be operated upon at a reasonable price and they would not need to fly all the way to Ohio or some other foreign country and get their surgery done after spending heavy amounts. We h...

Novel Airway Bypass Treatment Assists Emphysema Sufferers

...ments John Kucharczuk, MD, principal investigator, thoracic surgeon, and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Penn. "This new, cutting-edge, non-surgical procedure actually creates new pathways for airflow and could offer another option for those who would otherwise possibly spend years waiting on a lung transpl...

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