Sepsis often impacts kidney efficiency, and a new study shows, if the patient's kidneys are compromised, treatment for the systemic inflammation is jeopardized.
USC engineers have created a backpack-sized instrument that can gently smush a wide range of materials, accurately quantifying the Young's modulus - the scientific way to say "squishiness."
Women with advanced ovarian cancer have fewer side effects and tend to have a better quality of life if given chemotherapy before surgery, according to a Cancer Research UK study published in The Lancet.
Pioneering advances in biopsies, minimally invasive surgery and other techniques will continue, new leader says.
Organs from people who died of cardiac death are ruled safe for patients with liver cancer - despite previous concerns.
CMS funding could be on the line as patients of large, urban hospitals report lower satisfaction scores than their smaller, rural counterparts.
Experts have long examined the effects of anesthesia on infants and toddlers, and many believe infants who undergo general anesthesia in their first year of life may be at higher risk of developmental and learning issues.
“As a thoracic surgeon, I can’t stress enough that intraoperative control is critical. Injury intraoperatively could lead to serious post-op complications,” an expert said.
Seven clinical trials in the past six months have demonstrated that intracranial thrombus retrieval or lysis is feasible and safe, and yields significant improvements.
Not all drugs can reach all parts of the body, a situation known as "imperfect drug penetration."
The SEER program, initiated by NCI in 1973 and one of the oldest and most highly regarded cancer registries in the world, is legislatively mandated to collect cancer incidence and survival data from 17 population-based cancer registries across the United States, representing roughly 28 percent of the U.S. population.
Biomedical devices that can be implanted in the body for drug delivery, tissue engineering, or sensing can help improve treatment for many diseases. However, such devices are often susceptible to attack by the immune system, which can render them useless.
It's quackery, critics say. But it's also a mushrooming business — and almost wholly unregulated.
To learn more about this new I.V. dressing, Surgical Products connected with 3M Critical and Chronic Care Solutions' vice president of global marketing.
The study, believed to be the first to look at CKD in children who have received lung transplants, also found that those children with high levels of tacrolimus circulating in the blood and those who experience at least one episode of acute kidney injury during their recovery also appear to be at greater risk for CKD.