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The results of the brief, online questionnaire will be compiled into a summary for the May issue of Surgical Products.
Cardiac surgery patients often receive multiple RBC units and may be especially vulnerable to end-organ injury because of compromised cardiac output or the pro-inflammatory state following cardiopulmonary bypass.
Transitioning to the operating room, the individual with the most influence on the temperature controls is the one who has the least amount of input.
In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers found that the incidence of pediatric melanoma in the United States actually has decreased from 2004-2010.
The tools currently used to assess that risk are limited in predicting which patients will need a liver transplant and which will be healthy enough to survive transplantation.
For our May issue of Surgical Products, we are hosting a brainstorm on how hospitals and surgical centers can dispose of waste in a sustainable way.
A comprehensive DNA sequencing of pancreatic cancer cases revealed not only a plethora of damaged genes, but potential diagnostic biomarkers that could help identify those with longer or shorter survival, and provide opportunity for new therapeutic interventions.
EVARREST® Fibrin Sealant Patch is an innovative technology that represents the convergence of biologics and medical device (3D flexible patch).
While one could argue the semantics of a definition and its true versus intended impact, the reality is that this statement and its relation to hybrid OR design and integration gives stronger credence to the use of diagnostic imaging equipment in the operating room.
A skin barrier, which attaches a collection pouch to the abdomen, is designed to protect the skin around the stoma.
Obama tells ABC News he doesn't give it a 10 is because things can always be improved.
The State Innovation Models initiative supports states in planning or implementing a customized, fully developed proposal capable of creating statewide health transformation to improve health care, focusing on Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program beneficiaries.
Ameer and his team were able to revamp this long-established drug to not only prevent this risky side effect but to use it as a template to deliver nitric oxide, a molecule that plays a vital role in many biological processes and is potentially useful to prevent scarring in vascular grafts and stents.