ChatGPT shows potential for assisting in bone tumor diagnosis
ChatGPT shows potential in helping radiologists to identify malignant bone tumors based on CT imaging findings in radiology reports, according to a study published January 22 in the Journal of Bone Oncology. A team led by Fan Yang, MD, of Capital Medical University in Beijing reported that a few-shot trained ChatGPT model (that is, a model trained to make accurate predictions with only a small number of examples) showed 87% accuracy and 99% sensitivity for flagging malignant bone tumors. "Our findings highlight the potential of ChatGPT in the diagnosis of benign and malignant bone tumors, offering advantages like enhance...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Kate Madden Yee Tags: CT Source Type: news
Caring for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), also called neuropathic ulcers, are one of the many complications of diabetes and a common diabetic complication that leads to hospitalization. Up to 25% of people with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer at some point during their lifetime. DFUs are also a common cause for osteomyelitis of the foot, which increases the risk for amputation. Over half of the individuals that undergo nontraumatic amputations annually in the United States are older adults, and 85% of these amputations are preceded by a DFU. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 31, 2023 Category: Health Management Authors: Victoria Nalls Source Type: news
Charcot Neuroarthropathy Versus Osteomyelitis: A Case Series Charcot Neuroarthropathy Versus Osteomyelitis: A Case Series
Learn more about the differences between these two conditions and find out how to spot the signs and symptoms.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news
Healing Osteomyelitis After Intertrochanteric Femur Fracture Healing Osteomyelitis After Intertrochanteric Femur Fracture
A 62-year-old man ' s late postoperative infection after hip fracture surgery developed into osteomyelitis, but over a 2-year period he was able to achieve fracture union and decreased bacterial burden.Grand Rounds From HSS: Management of Complex Cases (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 16, 2023 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics Clinical Case Source Type: news
Rwanda: How Chinese Orthopedic Surgeon is Saving Lives in Rwanda
[New Times] Dr. Lidong Yu, a Chinese orthopedic surgeon is having quite a busy time in Rwanda, dealing with various sorts of bone conditions, especially osteomyelitis, a bone infection caused by bacteria or fungi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 4, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Central Africa East Africa Health and Medicine Rwanda Source Type: news
What Causes Mediastinal Masses?
Discussion The mediastinum resides in the chest and is the space bounded by the thoracic inlet cephalically, diaphragm caudally, sternum anteriorly and transverse process of the spine posteriorly, and mediastinal pleura and lungs laterally. It is divided into various compartments: Superior mediastinum Bounded by the thoracic inlet cephalically and a horizontal plane passing from the manubriosternal joint to the junction of T4/T5 vertebrae horizontally. Structures include: esophagus, trachea, parts of great vessels and first branches, great veins and initial branches, thymus, vagus, phrenic and other nerves, thoracic duct...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 20, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Heterotopic Ossification With Osteomyelitis After Dog Lick Heterotopic Ossification With Osteomyelitis After Dog Lick
In this case report, a patient presented heterotopic ossification with chronic osteomyelitis caused by a wound infection after being licked by a dog.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news
First Classification Criteria Proposed for Chronic Osteomyelitis First Classification Criteria Proposed for Chronic Osteomyelitis
The disease and its more severe form, chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis, have been diagnosed by exclusion, which can delay treatment and referral.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - November 18, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news
Treatment of Osteomyelitis of the Toes Without Amputation Treatment of Osteomyelitis of the Toes Without Amputation
Patients with toe osteomyelitis could be safely and effectively treated with a conservative operative approach in the wound clinic.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news
Osteomyelitis Treatment in a DFU Complicated by Chemotherapy Osteomyelitis Treatment in a DFU Complicated by Chemotherapy
In this report, the treatment of a case of Fusarium osteomyelitis in a patient undergoing chemotherapy is described.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news
This MoCo biotech just raised another $20M to get its superbug-killing therapy through the clinic
Gaithersburg ’s Adaptive Phage Therapeutics Inc. has raised another $20 million in funding, less than a year after securing nearly $41 million to advance its therapy for superbugs. The new funding brings the Series B total to $61 million, allowing the company to accelerate clinical trials for two programs: pr osthetic joint infection and diabetic foot osteomyelitis, in which soft tissue infections can spread to the bone and require amputation. Adaptive Phage is now enrolling patients in both studies… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 4, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news
First-Year Follow-up of Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis First-Year Follow-up of Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis
What have we learned about the disease course of pediatric patients with chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news
What is the Difference Between a Paronychia and a Felon?
Discussion The hands are one of the most important parts of the body for interacting with the world. They are remarkably adapted having sensitive sensory receptors as well as feedback receptors for grasping, holding, and manipulating objects. Hands, especially with an opposable thumb, multiple joints within the hand, along with the wrist and elbow, allow the hand to move in multiple positions to manipulate the world. Hands also symbolize an emotional caring and sharing between individuals as hands are used to provide a true “human touch” in personal and social situations. Due to their important interactions in ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 6, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
What Is In That Ear?
Discussion The external auditory canal mainly derives from the ectoderm however it abuts other structures which arise from mesodermal or endodermal tissues. The lateral 1/3 is primarily cartilaginous with the inner 2/3rd being bony with the tympanic, temporal and mastoid bone forming various parts. The canal is lined with squamous epithelium and has various structures such as sebaceous glands, hair follicles and of course ceruminous glands. It is not surprising that this structure is subject to obstruction given its small size. Cerumen, hair and other cellular debris may become impacted if they are not regularly expelled f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news