A study found reinforced shunts offer improved outcomes for heart defect patients.
The Effica™ E1 has a contemporary design and quiet operation.
Researchers said the data showed promise, even though no significant difference was observed.
Catheters have been used throughout history and were made with all sorts of uncomfortable materials.
The earliest mention of sutures as we know them came in 3,000 B.C., in ancient Egypt, and the oldest known suture dates back to a mummy from 1,100 B.C.
Instead of removing nonsolid masses, patients can be monitored with CT screening.
More than $117 million could be saved by strategically testing biopsy samples alone, researchers said.
While the study only looked at short-term results, it could be another reason overweight people seek surgery, a researcher said.
A 27-year-old son said he couldn't imagine life without his dad, so he looked to see if he was a match.
The controversial 'bridge' therapy doesn't lower risk for patients, a study proved.
One new section was added and two others were revised when the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy updated its guidelines.
Post-operative opioid use for pain treatment continues to be a hot — sometimes contentious — topic for doctors, an expert said.
The repeal is projected to increase the deficit, while increasing the number of uninsured Americans to more than 20 million.
The Supreme Court is considering an emergency appeal on two provisions of Texas law.