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2013-02-08 14:31:08

Bronchiectasis is independently associated with an increased mortality risk in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD.

2012-10-22 22:45:54

Patients with chronic constipation may be at increased risk of developing colorectal cancer and benign neoplasms.

2012-10-17 22:35:40

While researchers and clinicians know that the mortality rates among alcohol dependent (AD) individuals are high, most of that knowledge is based on studies of clinical populations.

2012-10-01 12:22:27

Because there are more risks with having a total knee replacement in both legs at the same time than having a knee replacement in one leg, doctors in recent years have been selecting younger and healthier patients for the bilateral procedure.

2012-09-18 13:53:14

A study comparing bariatric surgical procedures for obesity suggests that even though undergoing the less commonly used biliopancreatic diversion/duodenal switch (DS) may be associated with higher early risks compared with gastric bypass (GB), the DS appears to achieve better weight loss and control of co-existing illnesses, especially among patients whose body mass index (BMI) was more than 50.

2012-08-29 06:55:25

Postoperative complications are the most significant independent risk factor leading to 30-day hospital readmissions among general surgery patients.

2012-05-22 02:36:18

The majority of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) referred for pulmonary rehabilitation have multiple extra-pulmonary comorbidities.

2012-05-04 21:19:36

Comorbidities are common among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and a number of these comorbidities are independently associated with an increased mortality risk, according to a new study.


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metagrabolized
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
The word 'metagrabolized' is also spelled 'metagrobolized'.
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