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Roughly 300 to 400 applicants this year are from the countries covered by the White House executive orders would now need to apply for a visa — or change or renew the one they have — to train in the U.S.
by Elana Gordon, WHYY
3.22.2017
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More than 50 doctors and nurses are now caring for her at Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois.
by Associated Press
3.22.2017
10:10am
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Intracoronary nitroglycerin is overlooked by cardiologists and current cardiovascular guidelines.
by Thomas Jefferson University
3.22.2017
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Penn study finds anticoagulation medications may be stopped with little risk of stroke following ablation in specific AF patients.
by University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
3.22.2017
7:45am
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As Republicans in Washington put forward long-anticipated plans to get rid of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, rural hospitals and communities are watching the debate closely.
by Russ Bynum, Rebecca Santana, and Kathleen Foody, Associated Press
3.21.2017
9:52am
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"A key take-home is that this device shouldn't be used in very small vessels," said Stephen Ellis, MD, a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic, and the study's lead author.
by American College of Cardiology
3.21.2017
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Researchers say many deaths after surgery could potentially be prevented with monitoring, treatment.
by American College of Cardiology
3.21.2017
9:28am
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A new study provides a greater understanding of exactly how spinal deformity interacts with the pelvis, potentially increasing risk despite implanting the artificial hip in what is traditionally considered a "safe zone."
by NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine
3.21.2017
9:20am
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Selectively blocking immune cells can prevent formation of scar tissue around medical devices.
by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3.21.2017
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A Surgical Products Q&A with Scott Nelson, vice president of Supply Chain at Cardinal Health.
3.20.2017
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Trump’s spending plan would cut about 20 percent of the roughly $30 billion budget of the nation’s medical research agency that supports research on cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, Zika, and other conditions.
by Elaine Korry, Kaiser Health News
3.20.2017
10:06am
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These findings show a significant added risk of infection when LESI is administered less than 3 months before the patient undergoes lumbar fusion surgery.
by Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group
3.20.2017
9:56am
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The robotic C-arm angiography system from Siemens Healthineers is created for use in minimally invasive interventional procedures.
by Siemens Healthineers
3.20.2017
9:40am
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Vitamin E may decrease the risk of acute kidney injury by up to 62 percent.
by University of Helsinki
3.20.2017
9:30am
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Pushing back against claims to the contrary, 3M says the Bair Hugger System is safe and effective.
3.17.2017
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UC Davis researchers recommend communications training to help bridge the divide.
by University of California - Davis Health System
3.17.2017
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Based on patient input, physicians are able to track patients' pain levels and satisfaction with their treatment and care.
by Halyard Health
3.17.2017
9:14am
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It's not uncommon for surgeons to report shoulder, neck and lower back pain -- ailments that can result in sick days, decreased quality of care and early retirements.
by University at Buffalo
3.17.2017
9:10am
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The Hanging Tag features an ideal surface for barcode labels.
3.17.2017
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Each woman was injected in both eyes with a cell preparation derived from her own fat tissue.
by Malcolm Ritter, AP Science Writer
3.16.2017
9:24am
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The recollection offered by Bud Shaw, MD, in his book "Last Night in the OR," provides a telling glimpse of Starzl in action.
3.16.2017
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Depression, which is common in patients undergoing THR and TKR, has long been associated with poor patient-reported orthopaedic outcomes.
by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
3.16.2017
8:36am
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The ZOLL HWD is specifically designed to continuously protect patients at risk of ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation (VT/VF) during their stay in the hospital.
by ZOLL Medical Corporation
3.16.2017
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The 4K market entry from NDS builds upon a legacy of technology innovation designed solely for the endoscopy environment.
by NDS
3.16.2017
7:29am
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The manufacturer-provided instructions for use can be lengthy and complicated, but cleaning and sterilization professionals need to be equipped to follow them to the letter.
3.15.2017
10:15am
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A Boston Globe investigation found that more than 1,500 surgeries purportedly performed by Dr. David Samadi overlapped with other cases between mid-2013 and mid-2016.
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3.15.2017
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Research suggests that patients and physicians should be aware of opioid use before elective operations like hysterectomy and bariatric surgery.
by Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
3.15.2017
9:39am
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Tryton stent is the first dedicated bifurcation device to receive regulatory approval in the U.S.
by Tryton Medical
3.15.2017
9:28am
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Nine patients, ages 30 to 64, developed heart symptoms such as palpitations, shortness of breath, and fatigue an average of 10 days after typical Zika symptoms began.
by Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
3.15.2017
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How one nonprofit is making good use of America’s medical waste.
3.14.2017
9:44am
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Everett, Washington alleges Purdue Pharma did nothing to stop the pills from being funneled to the black market and must pay for damages caused to the community.
by Phuong Le, Associated Press
3.14.2017
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Costs could decrease by an estimated 30 percent if treatments that are not recommended are no longer utilized.
by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
3.14.2017
9:26am
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The AVAflex curved balloon system’s new 11-gauge size allows surgeons to achieve with one insertion and a smaller needle what had previously required two insertions.
by Stryker
3.14.2017
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Tommy Hoag was the first patient to undergo kidney transplant surgery at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.
by ABC News
3.14.2017
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The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education announced the move Friday as part of revisions that include reinstating the longer limit for rookies — the same maximum allowed for advanced residents.
by Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer
3.13.2017
10:53am
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A recent study suggests increased rigor in cleaning medical scopes is having little effect; Surgical Products talks to lead author Cori Ofstead about the results and where facilities can go from here.
3.13.2017
10:02am
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intellijoint HIP Anterior is a 3D mini-optical navigation solution that provides quantifiable, intraoperative measurements for cup position, leg length, and offset to orthopedic surgeons.
by Intellijoint Surgical
3.13.2017
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After five hours in surgery, she lost 180 pounds of tumor and tissue, about half her weight, the doctors said.
by Associated Press
3.13.2017
9:20am
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Confirming whether or not a recorded penicillin allergy is real could reduce negative effects of alternate antibiotics.
by Massachusetts General Hospital
3.13.2017
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One doctor's quest to turn the lessons of nature into innovative medical tech — and other examples of the animal kingdom being tapped for medical advances.
3.10.2017
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