Doctors say a teen who had a 3-foot spear shot through his skull is recovering. WSVN reports.
A novel trial design using neoadjuvant treatment to monitor response may accelerate the way cancer drugs are approved for early-stage disease, as this exclusive InFocus report outlines.
Ben Sorensen, Director of Product Management at NDS Surgical Imaging, demonstrates the ScaleOR™ video scaling and signal conversion appliance live at Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) 2012. ScaleOR is the world's first medical-grade video scaling device designed specifically for the healthcare environment.
KHN's Mary Agnes Carey talks to Jon Kingsdale about the upcoming Supreme Court ruling on the health law and its implications for the future of health care. Kingsdale, who helped implement the Massachusetts health law, divides states into three camps when it comes to implementing the 2010 federal law: Some are preparing in earnest to be ready on time, some are taking steps but waiting on others until the Supreme Court rules and the fall elections occur, and other states have done nothing, with hopes the law will be struck down.
In this video from the annual Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) meeting, Jeffrey Marshall, M.D., of Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga., said that transradial artery access is here to stay and falls in line with the overall effort by cardiologists to improve clinical outcomes.
The overhauled United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) kidney transplant allocation guidelines will likely remove a controversial age-matching component from its algorithm, researchers said here.
A novel percutaneous device for mitral valve regurgitation helps get failing hearts back in shape and eases symptoms, early-phase results showed.
A 24-year-old woman in a hospital bed fighting off flesh-eating bacteria has to be told repeatedly -- each time she wakes up -- what has happened.
In robot-assisted laparoscopy in combination with TPEA LIFTER a port can be reduced, whenever an auxiliary port is needed for retraction and suspension of an organ.
When we think of what causes cancer, what often comes to mind is tobacco smoke, having a family history of the disease.
A Georgia grad student is fighting off a flesh-eating bacteria after an injury from a homemade zipline.
In the Obama administration's fourth major crackdown on Medicare fraud, 107 defendants, some of them doctors and nurses, have been charged with taking kickbacks and laundering money.
The hipGRIP® is a 20-piece modular Lateral Positioning System which provides positive pelvis control. Low profile keeps positioners out of surgeon's way. For use on all surgeries which require patient to be in a lateral position. BENEFITS Improves surgical positioning Does not get in the way of the surgeon Saves time and money (reduces surgery time) Parts accommodate a full range of body types Durable/long lasting The hipGRIP is compatible with any industry standard operating room table.
Tal Golesworthy, engineer turned medical pioneer, saved his own life from Marfan Syndrome by creating a new way to treat the complications of the disease. Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue. The most serious complications are defects of the heart valves and aorta.
On Wednesday, April 11, nearly 80 people attended the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Washington State at The Rainier Club in downtown Seattle. Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS, FRCSI (Hon.), The Henry N. Harkins Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Washington and Past Chair, American College of Surgeons Board of Regents, moderated the forum, and keynote speaker Congressman Jim McDermott (WA-7th District) provided opening remarks about the challenges of health care quality and cost.