Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - June 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-06-29 Immune modulation therapy, latest treatment for people with chronic heart failure 0 None
2004-06-29 Repeating balloon angioplasty and/or stenting procedures in elderly patients add more than $700 million a year to Medicare expenses 0 None
2004-06-29 New heart surgery without opening chest 0 1
2004-06-29 Patients being sent abroad for operations that could be performed in the UK 0 5
2004-06-29 Iraqi doctors and senior nurses learn new techniques in head and neck cancer management 0 None
2004-06-28 Alograft ankle transplant - ankle of a cadaver to replace an ankle damaged by arthritis or trauma 0 4.3
2004-06-23 Partial breast radiation procedure may benefit cancer patients 0 None
2004-06-22 Safety first for all 40 million patients admitted for surgery in the U.S 0 None
2004-06-17 More precise and less invasive procedure for prostate cancer detection 0 None
2004-06-16 No beneficial medical effects from liposuction 0 None
2004-06-15 Pain after surgery worse with age 0 None
2004-06-11 Second opinion from another obstetrician could reduce the frequency of caesarean births in Latin America 0 None
2004-06-11 First robotic heart operations in the southern hemisphere 0 None
2004-06-10 Knee replacement operations have more than doubled in a decade 0 None
2004-06-05 Surgery in addition to compression treatment could reduce the risk of recurrent leg ulcers 0 None
2004-06-05 Cervical cerclage, stitching to close cervix called into question 0 None
2004-06-03 Umbilical cord blood and bone marrow transplants slow the progression of many cancers 0 None


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