Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - September 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-09-29 Complete laparoscopic skills training curriculum based entirely in the laboratory 0 1
2004-09-22 Acupuncture more effective at reducing nausea and vomiting after major breast surgery than the leading medication 0 4
2004-09-21 Intravenous access for ear tube placement surgery has no added benefit 0 None
2004-09-21 Cosmetic surgery less risky and less painful than plastic surgery 0 None
2004-09-20 Breast reconstruction at the time of mastectomy does not delay post-operative chemotherapy for women with breast cancer 0 None
2004-09-17 Mastoidectomy does not decrease the possibility that young patients will develop a middle ear infection 0 None
2004-09-17 Study compares coblation tonsillectomy to traditional method of removing tonsils 1 None
2004-09-17 Coronary angioplasty within 24 hours of medical therapy could improve the outcome for heart-attack patients 0 None
2004-09-16 Maggots may help decrease the risk of post-operative infections 0 None
2004-09-16 Sclerosants in microfoam are the treatment of choice for ulcers of varicose origin 0 None
2004-09-16 CT use has actually decreased imaging costs by 22% per patient 0 None
2004-09-14 New test to determine whether tuberculosis sufferers are taking their prescribed antibiotics 0 None
2004-09-14 Cryoablation preferred option for treatment of breast fibroadenoma 2 5
2004-09-14 Non-surgical needle biopsies in the lung may eliminate the need for children to undergo surgery 0 None
2004-09-14 BNCT treatment has had an excellent response in a patient with head and neck cancer 0 None
2004-09-13 A new non-invasive test for kidney disease 0 None
2004-09-10 Therapeutic hypothermia improves the chances of recovery among those who suffer from cardiac arrest 0 None
2004-09-02 Study of the effects of liposuction on different parts of the body finds the procedure to be safe under proper conditions 0 None
2004-09-02 Proven clinical efficiency key to success of nascent European bone graft substitutes market 0 None
2004-09-01 Chemotherapy experts refute ASCO recommendations on use of drug sensitivity and resistance assays 0 None

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