Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - January 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-01-29 Lung transplants: Doing more is better and safer 0 None
2009-01-29 Study shows no standardized approach to epidural steroid injections for back pain 0 None
2009-01-23 Three new nomograms predict successful kidney transplant outcomes 0 None
2009-01-19 Mild brain stimulation may enhance motor skills in traumatic brain injury, stroke 0 None
2009-01-19 Transarterial chemoembolization as liver cancer treatment 6 2.7
2009-01-15 Morbidly obese patients face high risk for complications after colectomy 0 None
2009-01-15 Simple surgical checklist during major operations lowers deaths and complications 0 None
2009-01-14 Electrical stimulation of the brain offers hope for Parkinson's sufferers 0 None
2009-01-13 Photoacoustic tomography changes lymph node biopsy, reduces radiaiton exposure 0 None
2009-01-13 Colonoscopy quality critical factor to thorough exam and best colon cancer detection 0 None
2009-01-12 Epidurals and spinal anesthetics safer than previously reported 0 None
2009-01-07 New method for implanting aortic heart valves 0 None
2009-01-07 Health-care providers and patients differ on views of knee replacement 0 None
2009-01-07 A new state-of-the-art approach to brain and spine surgery 0 None
2009-01-07 Strong urologic surgeons perform cutting-edge minimally invasive surgery 0 None
2009-01-06 MR arthrography is more accurate than MR in diagnosing shoulder tears 0 None
2009-01-06 Deep brain stimulation helps advanced Parkinson's disease patients 0 None
2009-01-05 Appropriate use criteria for coronary revascularization 0 None
2009-01-05 Carotid endarterectomy provides better short-term results than carotid artery stenting in patients with carotid artery disease 0 None
2009-01-05 Why hip replacements fail 1 None
2009-01-01 Total hip replacement surgery 0 None
2009-01-01 Magnetic resonance imaging emerges as vital resource in back pain treatment 1 None
2009-01-01 A rigorous method for liver biopsy 0 None


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