Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - April 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-04-29 Deep brain stimulation may help people with treatment resistant major depression 0 None
2008-04-29 Effectiveness of decompression surgery in patients with cervical spinal cord injuries 0 None
2008-04-28 Man's sight restored by gene therapy 0 None
2008-04-28 Laser eye surgery comes under close scrutiny 4 None
2008-04-27 Minimally invasive heart bypass surgery using a DaVinci robot provides health and economic benefits 0 4
2008-04-23 Competency in colonoscopy requires experience with 150 cases or more 0 None
2008-04-22 Hypnosis in surgery 0 None
2008-04-21 Rates of death following coronary artery bypass graft surgery decline since 1997 0 None
2008-04-21 Mending tendons without surgery 0 None
2008-04-21 Computer-assisted total knee replacement to be shown live 0 None
2008-04-21 Booming Australian cosmetic surgery industry to be reeled in 0 None
2008-04-20 Surgery under hypnosis a pain-free event 0 5
2008-04-18 Non-surgical heart valve replacement procedure permits swift recovery and discharge from hospital 0 None
2008-04-17 Plastic surgeons to develop groundbreaking therapies for war injury research 0 None
2008-04-15 Increase in hip and knee replacements in the US 0 None
2008-04-13 Multipolar radiofrequency ablation for liver cancer proves effective 0 None
2008-04-11 Carotid stenting shows long-term benefit as alternative to surgery 0 None
2008-04-11 Removal of superficial tumors in esophagus by endoscopy can avoid extirpation of this part 0 None
2008-04-11 Patient's exposure to radiation significantly lower when using prospective gated 64-channel cardiac CT 0 None
2008-04-11 Newly diagnosed breast cancer patients benefit from ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration 0 None
2008-04-11 Sonoenteroclysis, a new sonographic method for diagnosing small bowel disorders proves effective 0 4
2008-04-11 Multidetector CT angiography accurate in detecting stenosis in calcified coronary artery plaque 0 None
2008-04-11 Mammography and sonography used together can help rule out breast cancer in patients with palpable lesions 0 None
2008-04-11 Treatment of uterine fibroids with 3T MR-guided focused ultrasound safe, non-invasive and effective 0 None
2008-04-11 Extremely low dose CT coronary angiography shows promise in assessing heart function 0 None
2008-04-11 CT useful and effective in diagnosis of patients with large bowel obstruction 0 None
2008-04-10 Carotid endarterectomy versus carotid stenting for clogged neck arteries 1 None
2008-04-09 Five day old baby given pacemaker 0 None
2008-04-08 Minimally invasive, robotically-assisted coronary artery bypass graft surgery 0 None
2008-04-02 Cellular grafting procedure helps young patients with knee disorder get active 0 5
2008-04-01 Chest compressions alone CPR simplifies saving lives for bystanders 0 None


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