Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - October 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-10-28 Fetal tissue restores lost sight from retinitis pigmentosa 5 None
2004-10-26 First ever common standards for cardiac resuscitation 0 None
2004-10-25 Excessive sweating now has less invasive treatment 1 1
2004-10-25 Two hearts are better than one for toddler 0 None
2004-10-25 For the first time, the public will have the extraordinary opportunity to observe live brain surgery 0 None
2004-10-22 Novel and efficient protocol to evaluate and rehabilitate the voice of patients who have undergone laryngectomy 0 None
2004-10-22 Deep brain stimulation could help alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms on both sides of the body 0 None
2004-10-22 Telling the truth about donor insemination 0 None
2004-10-22 Mild pulses of electrical energy just as effective as more powerful and painful shocks to interrupt life-threatening rapid heartbeats 0 None
2004-10-20 Recommendations made for new research to settle questions on in vitro fertilization (IVF) 0 None
2004-10-18 Weight loss surgery reduces components of metabolic syndrome in obese patients 0 None
2004-10-18 Small delay after birth when cutting umbilical cord of a premature baby appears to lessen chances of bleeding 0 None
2004-10-13 Myths and facts about weight loss and liposuction 0 None
2004-10-13 Dermatologists now have many treatment options that can significantly reduce the appearance of scars or make them disappear all together 0 None
2004-10-13 Research in children has shown that blood loss after heart surgery can be minimized if fresh whole blood is used for transfusions 0 None
2004-10-13 Plastic surgeons successfully perform entire face reconstruction with minimal scarring in a single procedure 0 None
2004-10-10 Massive weight loss patients should be aware that body contouring may require surgeons to address the entire body circumferentially 0 None
2004-10-10 Barbed sutures, ultrasonic body contouring and soft tissue fillers offer patients faster results without the downtime of surgery 0 None
2004-10-08 Radiological examinations, such as chest x-rays and CT scans, confer a definite long term risk of cancer 0 None
2004-10-07 Functional endoscopic sinus surgery can help people suffering from chronic fatigue caused by sinusitis 0 None
2004-10-06 Best approach for repairing breaks in bone separating brain from the nasal cavity is through the nasal cavity 0 None
2004-10-05 AMA condemns new Oklahoma rule allowing non-physicians to perform eye surgery 0 None
2004-10-05 What is wavefront lasik eye surgery? 0 None
2004-10-04 $75 million over 5 years to study islet transplantation in patients with type 1 diabetes 0 None
2004-10-04 New technique to treat condition called funnel chest, or pectus excavatum 1 None
2004-10-04 Episiotomy does not reduce the risk of injury to infants during a complicated birth 0 None


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