Radiologists Performing More Paracenteses, Thoracenteses
2004 to 2016 saw increase in paracentesis, thoracentesis procedures performed by radiologists (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 23, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Radiologists Performing More Paracenteses, Thoracenteses
FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 -- The proportion of paracentesis and thoracentesis procedures performed by radiologists is continuing to increase, according to a study published online Aug. 14 in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Ravi V.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What to D.O.: Is Paracentesis for All Admitted Patients Overkill? Maybe, but You Should Do It Anyway
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: What to D.O Source Type: news

Overweight young men 'more likely to get severe liver disease'
Conclusion This cohort study aimed to assess whether a high BMI in late adolescence is associated with an increased risk of severe liver disease and liver cancer in later life. The researchers generally found a higher BMI was associated with an increased risk of severe liver disease, including liver cancer. A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes during follow-up was associated with a further increased risk of severe liver disease, regardless of BMI at the start of the study. This study included a very large population, and has used reliable sources of data for medical diagnoses and cause of death. But there are limitations to ...
Source: NHS News Feed - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity Cancer Source Type: news

Sequana Medical adds $9m for Alfapump implantable pump
Sequana Medical said today that it added $9.3 million to the $26 million Series C round it raised last year, as it readies for a U.S. clinical trial of its Alfapump implantable pump. Zurich-based Sequana said existing backers NeoMed Management, VI Partners, Biomed Invest, Capricorn Health-tech Fund, Entrepreneurs Fund and Life Science Partners put up $5.5 million. New investors Salus Partners and Quest for Growth put in another $3.8 million, the company said. Sequana won CE Mark approval in the European Union in 2011 for the Alfapump, a fully implantable pump designed to continu...
Source: Mass Device - October 23, 2015 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Clinical Trials Implants Sequana Medical AG Source Type: news

Grant will allow expansion of nurse-led paracentesis service
A nurse-led service, which has helped transform care for patients with chronic liver disease, has won a £10,000 award to develop its innovative work. (Source: Nursing Times Breaking News)
Source: Nursing Times Breaking News - September 17, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Procedure Guides Step-by-Step
Central line placement. See alsoCentral line placement with ultrasound guidance.Thoracentesis (pleural tap)Paracentesis (ascites tap)Arthrocentesis (joint tap)Arterial line placement is illustrated inThe Internet Journal of Health.Lumbar puncture in eMedicineMore procedure links (Source: Clinical Cases and Images)
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - November 1, 2014 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Treatment is Available for Lymphatic Malformations?
Discussion Vascular malformations including those of the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems are due to an arrest of the normal process of angiogenesis, vasculogenesis and remodeling of the vessels. They are not tumors and need to be differentiated from benign and malignant vascular lesions. They occur in 1.5% of the population with 90% present at birth. The nomenclature of congenital lymphatic malformations can be confusing. They can be present in any location and may have mixed elements within them (i.e. lymphatic and venous, lymphatic and arterial, etc.) and different structural components such as dilatation or hype...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 21, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news