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2007-10-21 03:00:19

By Malvasi, A Tinelli, A; Tinelli, R; Rahimi, S; Resta, L; Tinelli, F G Abstract The bladder-flap hematoma (BFH) is an unusual complication of the cesarean section (CS) performed by Misgaw Ladach method or Stark CS (performed without peritoneal closure) and it is an usual event after the visceral peritoneal closure performed during the traditional method. A BFH is generally thought of as a blood collection located in a space placed between the bladder and lower uterine segment (LUS), called...

2007-02-16 09:01:11

By inar, B; Goksel, O; Kut, S; Filizcan, U; Et al Aim. Mortality and morbidity of abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery have decreased significantly in time and transperitoneal approach (TPA) still preserves its popularity although retroperltoneal approach (RPA) is known to cause lower incidence and shortened duration of ileus, shorter intensive care unit (ICU) and hospital stay, earlier oral intake and less patient discomfort or pain. Methods. One hundred and fifty patients that underwent...

2006-12-20 18:00:13

Merck & Co., Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved INVANZ® (ertapenem), a once-daily injectable antibiotic, for the prophylaxis of surgical site infection (SSI) following elective colorectal surgery in adults. This approval was based upon the results of the landmark PREVENT trial, the largest prospective, randomized double-blind, comparative clinical trial ever conducted in antibiotic prophylaxis for elective...

2005-06-27 14:58:17

An incision about half the length used for traditional surgery works just as well in removing diseased thyroids, researchers have found. This minimally invasive approach is safe, likely speeds wound healing and has a superior cosmetic result, according to findings published in the June issue of Laryngoscope. The study looked at 44 patients with cancerous or benign thyroid disease who had surgery between September 2003 and May 2004 at Medical College of Georgia Medical Center or the Veterans...

2004-11-30 18:00:11

Local interventional radiologists are hoping national security adviser Condoleeza Rice will shed some light on what they call a well-kept secret in women's health. On Friday, Rice had a uterine fibroid embolization, a nonsurgical procedure to treat fibroids, noncancerous growths that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus. Between 20 percent and 40 percent of all women -- and 50 percent to 80 percent of black women -- will have uterine fibroids, although only 10 percent to 20 percent of...


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Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

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,...

Laparoscopy
2013-03-04 09:24:55

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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