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Four patients now have new lungs thanks to a purpose-built machine used for the first time worldwide by Sahlgrenska University Hospital.
Active management of the third stage of labour means that women lose less blood than with a more expectant approach.
The annual "Euromelanoma Day" campaign is designed to prevent skin cancer among the general public.
The healthcare system faces a challenge in overcoming communication barriers when treating non-Swedish-speaking patients.
Today sees the presentation of a study that, for the first time, shows the results of treatment using prostheses attached to titanium implants in the bones of patients with above-the-knee amputations.
A group of children who underwent fusion surgery for spondylolisthesis in the lumbar spine 30 years ago showed a clear reduction in back pain when followed up seven years later.
Many patients urgently admitted to hospital with cerebral infarction state that they were under great stress over a prolonged period prior to suffering their stroke.
In the future, women with metastatic ovarian cancer could be treated with a radioactive substance that can seek and destroy tumor cells.
On Oct. 15, Dr. Lars Wiklund, chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, led his surgical team in performing Sweden's first implant of the CardioWest(TM) temporary Total Artificial Heart into a 31-year-old male patient. Dr.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.