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Perioperative Myocardial Ischemia: Control Angiography After Coronary Surgery Suggested

Recently, the European Society of Cardiology endorsed a document suggesting new cutoff values for cardiac troponin levels for the diagnosis of PMI after CABG and proposed a treatment strategy for its treatment.

This document recognized the clinical importance of PMI in these patients, however it unclear whether postoperative control angiography and, when needed, prompt repeat revascularization is beneficial in these patients. Researchers sought to investigate this issues by pooling the available data from the literature on the outcome of patients with PMI after CABG.

Many Surgery Cases Of Severe Congenital Hyperinsulinism Have Been Benefited

A study estimates that nearly 500 cases of infants with severe congenital hyperinsulinism who underwent partial or near-total removal of their pancreas for persistent hypoglycemia at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) showed that surgeons can cure virtually all patients with the focal, a form of the rare genetic disease. Surgery also can prevent complications in patients with the diffuse form, in which defective insulin-producing cells occur throughout the pancreas.

Invasive Surgery To Be Done For Few Patients.

As the number of Americans with acid reflux grows, a study by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus said invasive procedures to treat those who don't respond to medication should be done for select patients.

Anemia Prevalent in Nearly 32% Pregnant Women Of Sri Lanka

Across South Asia, women lack the nutritional care they urgently need. Pregnant and breastfeeding women need better nutrition to protect children from stunting and disease. The progress on improving nutritional care of women in South Asia during and after pregnancy is slow, impacting on their children’s survival, growth, and development.