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Decision-To-Delivery Interval (DDI) In Emergency Cesarean Delivery

According to this study, researchers evaluated a total of 431 pregnant women who were indicated for emergency cesarean delivery were included.  Clinical information and timing of process after decision until delivery and pregnancy outcomes were determined. There is a recommendation by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) that decision-to-delivery interval (DDI) in emergency cesarean delivery should be within 30 minutes.

DTI Approach for Breast Reconstruction in Older Women

A new study published in the issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® reports that for older women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer, direct-to-implant (DTI) breast reconstruction provides good outcomes in a single-step procedure, while avoiding some of the inconvenience and risks of staged approaches to breast reconstruction, reports the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

SL-DART study: Resistance Training versus Aerobic Training

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) is rising globally. T2DM is particularly problematic in South Asia with an estimated 10–15% of Sri Lankans diagnosed with the disease. Exercise is known to improve blood glucose, lipid profiles, blood pressure and adiposity, key goals in the management of T2DM. The recreational exercise culture is new to Sri Lankans and the effects of exercise on T2DM has not been studied in this population.