CNN's Elizabeth Cohen tells us about an outpatient procedure to get rid of varicose veins.
In honor of Ansell Sandel Medical Solutions LLC TIME OUT Day photo contest, The University of Louisville Hospital, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, put together an informative music video showing the steps of TIME OUT.
Johannesburg (CNN) -- A novel skin graft treatment appears to be working for a 3-year-old South African girl burned over 80 percent of her body in January, a spokeswoman for her family said Tuesday. A medical team led by reconstructive surgeon Ridwan Mia spent four hours Monday night removing wrappings from Isabella "Pippi" Kruger's body, according to spokeswoman Ilze Rabie.
For Hai, 31, one high-risk surgery is the deciding factor between life and death. Doctors in Vietnam gave Hai less than a year to life. But his friends and family have reached out to renowned plastic surgeon Dr. McKay McKinnon of Chicago, who has successfully removed life-threatening tumors from patients around the world, to see if he can help save Hai.
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.