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2011-06-30 18:30:24

Four patients now have new lungs thanks to a purpose-built machine used for the first time worldwide by Sahlgrenska University Hospital.

2010-11-16 18:45:56

Active management of the third stage of labour means that women lose less blood than with a more expectant approach.

2010-10-23 01:34:30

The annual "Euromelanoma Day" campaign is designed to prevent skin cancer among the general public.

2010-10-22 19:41:57

The healthcare system faces a challenge in overcoming communication barriers when treating non-Swedish-speaking patients.

2010-09-13 12:25:03

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.

2010-09-13 12:22:36

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.

2009-10-01 13:39:44

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.

2009-08-31 10:48:05

In the future, women with metastatic ovarian cancer could be treated with a radioactive substance that can seek and destroy tumor cells.

2008-10-23 12:00:26

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.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.