Few Questions for a Thoracic Surgeon
Hey there, I'm an M3 considering an integrated I6 program and had a few questions, have read the FAQ and most of the thoracic surgery threads here but haven't seen an answer to these - How much arrhythmia surgery does the average community CT surgeon do? Do they routinely implant pacemakers and follow up with the device interrogations? - Would an I6 program adequately train you in advanced endobronchial oncology techniques like laser therapy, cryotherapy or stent placement? - Do most... Few Questions for a Thoracic Surgeon (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 9, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Dr Turkelton Source Type: forums

New low-temperature plasma treatment for prostate cancer
by Bettymaria (Posted Mon Apr 13, 2015 12:07 am)Researchers from the University of York in the UK have discovered a potential new treatment option for patients with early-stage prostate cancer - low-temperature plasmas.The study, published in the British Journal of Cancer, seeks to address the current inadequacy of long-term treatment for prostate cancer, despite the continual improvements that have been made to methods of treatment in recent years.At present, patients who develop early stage organ-confined tumors can be treated with a focal therapy, such as cryotherapy or radiotherapy."However, around a third of patients ...
Source: Med Student Guide - April 13, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: forums