In this study, researchers compared the advantages and disadvantages of GA and spinal anesthesia (SA) in TEP operations. To compare TEP inguinal hernia repair performed when the patient was treated under spinal anesthesia (SA) with that performed under general anesthesia (GA). Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair is an effective and safe method for the treatment of inguinal hernia.
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In a new study, investigators reported that the majority of traumatic medico-legal cases were male age 18-44 years, the most common source of trauma was traffic accidents and in the summer months. When writing a forensic report, emergency physicians made mistakes in noting physical examination findings and identifying external traumatic lesions.
According to a new study, People with diabetes are twice as likely to develop cataract as the general population and the relative risk is highest in those aged between 45 and 54. The study was published in the journal Eye
A new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, reveals a novel potential drug target for bipolar disorder and offers new insights into the underlying biology of this lifelong and devastating mental illness.
Researchers at Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center, led by Damian A. Almiron Bonnin, MD-PhD candidate of the Mark Israel laboratory, are devising strategies to target glioma stem cells which could significantly improve patient survival. The study was published in the journal Oncogene.
The study involves the surgery for nasal polyposis, researchers estimated the effects of Spray Cryotherapy (SCT) on management of healing in patients with nasal polyposis who undergone functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Nasal Polyposis is a benign tumor in nasal or paranasal mucosa, which confronts difficulties in management of healing after treatments with surgery.
An analysis conducted by investigators from the Surgical Department of the University of Heidelberg in cooperation with the Study Center of the German Surgical Society reported that in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers found that weight loss surgery helps prevent the development of microvascular complications—which affect small blood vessels—better than medical treatment. The study findings published in the British Journal of Surgery (BJS).
According to new research, lingering hypertension is common and may go unnoticed among women who have severe pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. The study findings were published in the journal Hypertension
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) released its 2018 Recommended Immunization Schedule, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, for adults with changes to the administration of the herpes zoster and measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccines. The schedule includes a colorful cover page with references, resources, approved acronyms, and instructions for specific patient populations.
New research in animal models by a team of scientists at UC San Francisco, UC Davis, and UC Berkeley suggests that the disease compromises the collagen within bones, making the bones less flexible and more likely to break. The study was appeared in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
Leisure-time vigorous physical activity is associated with better lung function among current smokers, according to a new study published in Thorax . The study was led by researchers from the Barcelona Institute of Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by "la Caixa" Foundation.