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Pneumonia — not a deep incision surgical site infection — is the most common serious infection after heart surgery.
Jack, a 12-year-old Yorkshire terrier, was lethargic and gasping for air when he arrived at the University of Missouri Veterinary Hospital.
Recently Dr. Kaixuan Liu spoke about some of the new advances in spinal surgery an how they can seem like a dream come true. Dr.
Surgery and all its implications can be scary, especially so for pediatric patients and their parents who dread sometimes disfiguring scars.
A facelift incision and robotics can help surgeons safely remove a portion of a diseased thyroid from some patients without the characteristic neck scar.
When skin or organs are damaged, the body naturally wants to heal itself.
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a special wound dressing that they report was able to significantly reduce scar tissue caused by incisions.
MONROVIA, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced CE Mark approval for its nanoFLEX(TM) CollamerÂ® Single Piece IOL which can be injected through a 2.2 mm incision with the nanoPOINT(TM) Injector System.
Surgical approaches that reduce incision size and recovery time from thyroid surgery work well in children, physician-scientists report.
Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...
A laparoscopy is an invasive surgical procedure used in abdominal area but is much less invasive than the preceding methods. Small incisions are made in the abdomen or pelvic area in which the camera and tools are introduced to perform the surgery or inspect the area. The method before the laparoscopy involved cutting open the area completely with longer healing time and more complications. Although in the pediatric populations, abscesses have a tendency to form around the incision sites....
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