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2010-06-28 12:38:00

Multiple factors may play role in failed ACL repairs; U-M physicians say patients should talk to surgeons, understand experience when selecting surgeons ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nick Van Erp, active in soccer since elementary school and lacrosse since junior high, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee during a spring lacrosse game his freshman year of high school.

2010-05-03 06:38:22

The availability of surgeons may increase the likelihood that children will receive optional ear and throat surgeries, while the availability of primary care providers, such as pediatricians and family physicians, may decrease the likelihood of children undergoing these procedures.

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2009-07-30 12:56:09

New research shows that the risks from obesity-related surgeries has dropped dramatically, and is now no riskier than having a gall bladder out, a hip replaced or most other major operations.

2009-01-01 15:20:55

Pre-operative screening of patients for methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) may be an effective way to reduce infection rates following otolaryngic surgeries.

2008-08-07 18:01:53

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anesiva, Inc. today reported financial results and accomplishments for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2008. "The 2008 second quarter marked a significant advance for Anesiva as we introduced Zingo(TM) in the U.S.

2008-07-08 15:00:00

The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against using Medtronic's Infuse bone graft product in surgeries on neck bones, an off-label practice the agency never approved.

2008-07-04 15:00:41

By Daniel Connolly The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against using Medtronic's Infuse bone graft product in surgeries on neck bones, an off-label practice the agency never approved.

2008-07-02 12:00:00

Ophthalmologists (Eye M.D.s) continue to develop treatments to help the more than three million Americans with glaucoma. The July issue of Ophthalmology includes a large, national study of outcomes of incisional surgeries, used to reduce pressure inside the eye, in Medicare patients.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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