Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - April 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-04-30 Children's Surgery International to help peruvian children with facial deformities 0 None
2004-04-29 Having your tonsils removed gets more complicated if you have a bleeding disorder 0 None
2004-04-28 Study shows prostate brachytherapy using ‘Radioactive Seeds’ is an effective alterantive to surgery or external radiation 0 None
2004-04-28 PET imaging has recently been shown to aid in the diagnosis of particular neurological syndromes associated with cancer 0 None
2004-04-28 Bypass surgery results in better five-year survival than balloon angioplasty and stent procedures 0 None
2004-04-28 New Caesarean section guidelines from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 0 None
2004-04-28 Less complications with open surgery when dealing with hernia repair 0 None
2004-04-27 Anesthesiologists battle post-op pain 0 None
2004-04-25 Fewer recurrences and complications overall with open surgery than with laparoscopic surgery 0 None
2004-04-24 First pancreatic islet cell transplant in Alabama 0 None
2004-04-22 Mass spectrometry offers promising diagnostic test for sleeping sickness 0 None
2004-04-22 Transplant survival rates decreased significantly (43%) when patients had abnormal or diseased aortic valves before receiving an LVAD 0 None
2004-04-21 FDA recommends approval of stenting to prevent stroke 0 None
2004-04-20 New device gives surgeons precision and control during heart bypass surgery 0 None
2004-04-20 LASIK surgery affected by humidity and temperature 0 None
2004-04-18 MRI Patients in Canadian capital cities are getting the procedure sooner than regional areas 0 None
2004-04-17 Trends in embryo-transfer practice and assisted reproductive technology 0 None
2004-04-16 Patient uses inorganic blood substitute 0 None
2004-04-14 CT colonography not presently a viable option for colorectal cancer screening 0 None
2004-04-14 Ultrasound therapy does nothing to help an injured skeletal muscle heal any faster 0 None
2004-04-14 Differing views on virtual colonoscopy accuracy 0 None
2004-04-14 Pittsburgh eye center to offer refractive procedure for presbyopia 0 None
2004-04-13 Hip fracture patients should be operated on within 24 hours to reduce pain 0 None
2004-04-13 CT colonography lacks the sensitivity of conventional colonoscopy 0 None
2004-04-13 Hospital stay for heart attack shortest ever 0 None
2004-04-12 Transplants of older kidneys work as well as younger ones 0 None
2004-04-12 Process to minimize the side effect of painful arthritis 0 None
2004-04-11 More Americans resorting to stomach-shrinking surgery 0 None
2004-04-06 Patients with coronary artery blockages can be treated safely using drug coated stents 0 None
2004-04-05 Number of breaths given during CPR may be linked to survival 0 None
2004-04-05 Surgeons suggests that the development of osteoarthritis in the knee following an injury may be both predictable and preventable 0 None
2004-04-01 New treatment for Tourette Syndrome, patients experience significant resolution of symptoms following brain surgery 0 4


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