Postoperative complications after major lung resection.

CONCLUSION: Major lung resection has benefited from minimally invasive approaches and fast track to surgery. However, it is important to note the occurrence of new and specific complications related to those news surgical access. PMID: 31208887 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research

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ConclusionOverall, the number of complaints was significantly reduced. Only in the case of persisting adenomyosis patients suffered from ongoing postoperative complaints, as in reproductive aged women keeping the uterus was highly required. Although this pilot study about systematic posterior peritonectomy showed improved recurrence rate and fertility rate, the main question remains: does this surgical technique appropriate better results and outcomes in the future. This question has to be addressed in a prospective randomized study.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionMindfulness was previously shown to be a promising intervention for chronic pain treatment. Our study demonstrates that higher pre-operative dispositional mindfulness is associated with more favorable post-operative pain outcomes, including lower pain scores, but not lower opioid consumption. This relationship provides an opportunity to target the modifiable personality characteristic of mindfulness, to improve post-operative pain for patients planning gynecologic surgery.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR &REFUSE all deliveries of fentanyl,” a deadly synthetic opioid. American officials have long blamed China for the influx of fentanyl and related drugs reaching U.S. borders — sent directly and trafficked via other countries — while federal efforts to limit (if not stop outright) their import have long been underway. ….your companies HOME and making your products in the USA. I will be responding to C...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized China Drugs White House Source Type: news
This study is registered with, number NCT02176382.FindingsBetween Oct 15, 2014, and June 10, 2016, 269 women were assessed for eligibility. 76 participants were randomly assigned to 20 μg teriparatide (n=39) or 40 μg teriparatide (n=37), of whom 69 completed at least one post-baseline visit. At 15 months, mean spine aBMD had increased to a significantly greater extent in the 40 μg group (17·5% [SD 6·0] increase) than the 20 μg group (9·5% [3·2]; difference 8·1%, 95% CI 5·5 to 10·6, p
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Researchers assessed 2,000 people on waiting lists and found that about 20 per cent reported being in extreme pain. And, as I saw with my gran, this can have a massive impact on their mental health.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
In this study, biogenic lanthanum (La) nanoparticles were synthesized through ecofriendly green chemistry methodology. Mutingia calabura leaf extract was used for the synthesis of La nanoparticles. The synthesized La nanoparticles were characterized using FTIR, SEM and EDAX. Further, the nanoparticles were analysed for antibacterial activity, bacterial toxicity, antioxidant activity, blood compatibility and dye degradation efficiency. Well diffusion technique was used to study the antibacterial activity and antioxidant activity was evaluated using DPPH assay. Photocatalytic dye degradation study was carried out with Coomas...
Source: Materials Today: Proceedings - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: 22 August 2019Source: Cell, Volume 178, Issue 5Author(s): Maria Carolina Amezcua Vesely, Paris Pallis, Piotr Bielecki, Jun Siong Low, Jun Zhao, Christian C.D. Harman, Lina Kroehling, Ruaidhrí Jackson, Will Bailis, Paula Licona-Limón, Hao Xu, Norifumi Iijima, Padmini S. Pillai, Daniel H. Kaplan, Casey T. Weaver, Yuval Kluger, Monika S. Kowalczyk, Akiko Iwasaki, Joao P. Pereira, Enric EspluguesSummaryAdaptive immunity provides life-long protection by generating central and effector memory T cells and the most recently described tissue resident memory T (TRM) cells. However, the cellu...
Source: Cell - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: CellAuthor(s): John V. Lin King, Joshua J. Emrick, Mark J.S. Kelly, Volker Herzig, Glenn F. King, Katalin F. Medzihradszky, David JuliusSummaryTRPA1 is a chemosensory ion channel that functions as a sentinel for structurally diverse electrophilic irritants. Channel activation occurs through an unusual mechanism involving covalent modification of cysteine residues clustered within an amino-terminal cytoplasmic domain. Here, we describe a peptidergic scorpion toxin (WaTx) that activates TRPA1 by penetrating the plasma membrane to access the same intracellular site...
Source: Cell - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
Authors: Deer TR, Malinowski M, Varshney V, Pope J Abstract INTRODUCTION: The choice of the proper intrathecal drug to treat neuropathic pain has been subject to much debate in recent years. Areas Covered: Currently, the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has approved two drugs for chronic intrathecal use for the treatment of pain, however, there has been substantial growth in the development of other intrathecal drugs that can be used for neuropathic pain. We performed a PubMed literature search looking at intrathecal drug research for neuropathic pain between January 2005 to May 2019 and discuss c...
Source: Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol Source Type: research
ConclusionsOpioid dependence in the over 65-year old population after lung resection is high but was significantly lower among those who received minimally invasive surgery, in addition to other factors.
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
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