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15 women sue Nebraska surgeon for botched surgeries

Fifteen women have filed malpractice lawsuits claiming that an Omaha, Nebraska plastic surgeon left them disfigured and in pain. Reversing the damage could cost many thousands of dollars.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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CONCLUSION: Currently, many gynaecological procedures in Canada occur in a formal operating theatre setting. Our study demonstrates the safety and efficiency of an alternate setting where gynaecological procedures are performed on an outpatient basis by using local anaesthetic and conscious sedation. PMID: 29054510 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Can Source Type: research
Authors: Ahn KR, Koo JS, Kim HI, Kim JH, Lee JH, Kim SY, Jung SW, Lee SW Abstract Heterotopic gastric mucosa (HGM) is a rare anomaly in the small bowel and may be the cause of intussusception when it gets a lead point in the jejunum. All cases of intussusception due to intestinal HGM have been treated with surgical resection. A 5-year-old girl presented with chief complaints of vomiting and abdominal pain for 2 weeks. A computed tomography scan of the abdomen showed intussusception at the proximal jejunal loops. Three air reductions and one saline reduction were attempted without success. She continued to be sympto...
Source: Clinical Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Clin Endosc Source Type: research
I’ve had many patients in the past that are difficult to treat (read refractory). I have an 85yo patient with PHN following T12 and L1 dermatomes on the right. -tried: opiates in the past; does not want narcs, didn’t tolerate TCAs -currently on: Gabapentin (dose limited by renal insufficiency), on Cymbalta 60mg daily and Lidoderm. I did a T12-L1 interlam a few weeks ago. First time his pain has been below an 8 in the last 3 years since onset. Only lasted 3 days (80mg Depo and 3ml... Postherpetic neuralgia
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Source Type: forums
CONCLUSIONS: The severity of TMD signs and symptoms affected the EMG activity and the molar bite force in children. However, structural changes in the thickness of masticatory muscles are not perceptible in children with TMD signs and symptoms. PMID: 29053659 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Individual studies suggested a positive effect of low-level laser therapy on reduction of postoperative pain and acceleration of improvement of paresthesia related to orthognathic surgery. However, due to the insufficient number and heterogeneity of studies, a meta-analysis evaluating the outcomes of interest was not performed, and a pragmatic recommendation about the use of laser therapy is not possible. This systematic review was conducted according to the statements of PRISMA and was registered at PROSPERO under the number CRD42016043258. PMID: 29053658 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal Source Type: research
Authors: Reyes-Gilabert E, Luque-Romero LG, Bejarano-Avila G, Garcia-Palma A, Rollon-Mayordomo A, Infante-Cossio P Abstract BACKGROUND: To analyze the pre- and postoperative anxiety level in patients undergoing ambulatory oral surgery (AOS) in a primary healthcare center (PHC). MATERIAL AND METHODS: Prospective and descriptive clinical study on 45 patients who underwent AOS procedures in the dental clinic of a public PHC of Spain between April and September 2015. Anxiety analysis was carried out with pre- and postoperative anxiety-state (STAI-S), anxiety-trait (STAI-T) and dental anxiety (MDAS) questionnaires. ...
Source: Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Upper third molar removal significantly affects the patient's quality of life, particularly during the first 2 days after extraction. PMID: 29053650 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal Source Type: research
Authors: Blanco-Aguilera A, Blanco-Aguilera E, Serrano-Del-Rosal R, Biedma-Velázquez L, Rodriguez-Torronteras A, Segura-Saint-Gerons R, Blanco-Hungria A Abstract BACKGROUND: To analyze the association between the OHIP-14 and the different subtypes making up the clinical and psychological axis obtained using the RDC/TMD. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 407 patients treated at the TMD unit of the Andalusian Healthcare Service were administered the Spanish version of the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders questionnaire (RDC/TMD), together with the Oral Health Impact Profile questionnaire (OH...
Source: Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal Source Type: research
HEART disease symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath and fainting. Here are five of the risk factors for the condition to avoid.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Our study has shown that the treatment of chronic hand eczema and contact eczema with a medical device administered twice a day for three weeks, following a one week treatment in combination with a topical corticosteroid, is effective in decreasing the burden of symptoms and well tolerated. To confirm our data, further controlled trials are warranted in order to explore the efficacy and tolerability of Dexyane Med in different types of eczema. PMID: 29050445 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia - Category: Dermatology Tags: G Ital Dermatol Venereol Source Type: research
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