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Women's Health
Dark red blood in a a blood bag.
Women's Health
06/28/2022
Researchers examined preoperative and intraoperative factors that increase the risk for blood transfusion in individuals undergoing a hysterectomy.
06/28/2022
Spine Conditions
A doctor is holding up an X-Ray of a spine.
Spine Conditions
06/28/2022
In a recent study, researchers examined the rate and type of complications associated with lateral lumbar interbody fusion during surgical reconstruction of the spine.
06/28/2022
Surgery
Two doctors are operating on a patient.
Surgery
06/23/2022
The authors of a recent study examined the risks and benefits of coronary artery bypass grafting in older adults and estimated the survival rate for this patient population.
06/23/2022

Interactive Features

Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology
06/02/2022
An imaging report revealed that a 56-year-old man had a gas distended transverse. Based on the x-ray results and the clinical picture, the physician suspected that he had an early infection of the...
06/02/2022
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
05/19/2022
A 1990 Florida law prevents anyone over aged 25 years from suing physicians for pain and suffering claims in malpractice lawsuits over the death of an unmarried parent. The law also prevents parents of...
05/19/2022
anal fissure
anal fissure
05/12/2022
A man was injured during a robot-assisted prostate surgery. The plaintiff alleged that the physician did not properly repair the tear, leading to a rectourethral fistula, requiring surgery, a temporary...
05/12/2022
Legal Medicine
Legal Medicine
03/17/2022
A 58-year-old woman with severe colon inertia developed an anastomotic leak after surgery to remove a dead spot on her colon. After several unsuccessful surgeries, the patient underwent a 17-hour...
03/17/2022
Symptoms
Symptoms
02/05/2022
Do you know the recurrence rate of nasal polyps of patients 18 months after endoscopic sinus surgery? Test your knowledge with our latest pop quiz to find out!
02/05/2022

Clinical Insights

Transplantation
Transplantation
05/05/2022
The researchers investigated 4-week prophylaxis combination therapy before and after kidney transplantation between donors and recipients with HCV. Lead author Christine M. Durand, MD, answered our...
05/05/2022
vascular medicine
vascular medicine
01/12/2022
In this podcast, Peter Henke, MD, talks about his recent session at the 2021 VEITHsymposium, during which he talked about the research supporting newer direct oral anticoagulation (DOAC) therapies, the...
01/12/2022
Surgical Procedures
Robert Klein, DPM, CWS
Surgical Procedures
01/08/2022
In this podcast, Robert Klein, DPM, CWS, speaks about split-thickness skin grafting, including the optimal thickness and the advantages and disadvantages of split-thickness skin grafting. 
01/08/2022
Uterine Fibroids
Regina Goulder
Uterine Fibroids
10/08/2021
In this podcast, Regina Gouder, FNP-C, APN, speaks about uterine fibroids, including the different types, the causes, the risk factors, and the symptoms associated with uterine fibroids. 
10/08/2021
surgery
surgery
09/09/2021
Barbara Levy, MD, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at The George Washington University School of Medicine, discusses the findings of a recent study on the potential for laparoscopic...
09/09/2021