Dr. Arjun K. Manrai
The genetic tests used for more than a decade to identify patients or family members who carry genetic mutations... More
Dr. Paul Kurlansky
A large, 16-year single-center study of patients with multivessel disease has determined that multivessel coronary... More
Dr. Richard A. Jonas
About 10,000 newborns receive general anesthesia for congenital heart defects every year, and the more exposure they... More
Gallstone disease boosts heart disease risk
Gallstone disease is associated with a 23% higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to an analysis... More
Use of personalized Y-en-Y stents aided in treatment of airway fistulas.
Airway fistula is a rare but life-threatening complication of esophageal surgery, but an innovative technique using two... More
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A model incorporating 17 easily obtainable preoperative variables may help clinicians estimate patients’ risk of... More
This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a cluster of rod-shaped drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, the pathogen responsible for causing the disease tuberculosis (TB).
Clinicians should treat patients diagnosed with HIV and tuberculosis for both conditions immediately, according to new... More
Histopathology of cytomegalovirus infection of salivary gland.
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA – Cytomegalovirus viremia is common among patients hospitalized for HIV-associated tuberculosis,... More
Dr. David D. Odell
SAN DIEGO – Hospital safety culture may positively influence certain surgical patient outcomes, results from a study of... More
Dr. Thomas N. Robinson
SAN DIEGO – A project to assess geriatric-specific variables for inclusion in the American College of Surgeons/National... More
Dr. Afif N. Kulaylatk
SAN DIEGO – Readmission rates and the underlying reasons for them vary between medical specialties following surgery in... More
MERS-CoV particles as seen by negative stain electron microscopy. Virions contain characteristic club-like projections emanating from the viral membrane.
The presence of blood viral RNA in patients presenting with possible Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus... More
Dr. Mayra Guerrero
PARIS – Transcatheter mitral valve replacement using a repurposed transcatheter aortic valve in patients with severe... More
MCR-1 gene a growing concern for antibiotic resistance
The MCR-1 gene is quickly emerging as a powerful roadblock in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria,... More
VIDEO: Study highlights cardiovascular benefits, lower GI risks of low-dose aspirin
Resuming low-dose aspirin after an initial lower gastrointestinal bleed significantly increased the chances of... More
Surgeons raise red flag on proposed 2017 physician fee schedule
The physician fee schedule for 2017 proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has raised a red flag... More
Transfers to tertiary acute care surgery service point to shortage of rural general surgeons
Nearly half of all transfer patients admitted to a tertiary facility’s acute care surgery service over a 12-month... More
Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith
Like most physicians, Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith was used to receiving the occasional negative online review about her... More
MITCHEL L. ZOLER
The genetic tests used for more than a decade to identify patients or family members who carry genetic mutations linked to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are seriously flawed. The tests have been erroneously flagging people as genetically positive for... More »
 
RICHARD MARK KIRKNER
A large, 16-year single-center study of patients with multivessel disease has determined that multivessel coronary artery bypass grafting achieved longer survival than not only percutaneous coronary interventions, but also conventional coronary arter... More »
 
RICHARD MARK KIRKNER
A large, 16-year single-center study of patients with multivessel disease has determined that multivessel coronary artery bypass grafting achieved longer survival than not only percutaneous coronary interventions, but also conventional coronary arter... More »
 
DEEPAK CHITNIS
Individuals with a history of gallstone disease are 23% more likely to develop coronary heart disease later in life.... More »
 
RICHARD MARK KIRKNER
Airway fistula is a rare but life-threatening complication of esophageal surgery, but an innovative technique using two custom-made, Y-shaped metallic stents can preserve airway patency, researchers at Zhengzhou University in China reported in the Au... More »
 
HEIDI SPLETE
Clinicians should treat patients diagnosed with HIV and tuberculosis for both conditions immediately, according to new guidelines on the treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis.... More »
 
MITCHEL L. ZOLER
The genetic tests used for more than a decade to identify patients or family members who carry genetic mutations linked to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are seriously flawed. The tests have been erroneously flagging people as genetically positive for... More »
 
RICHARD MARK KIRKNER
About 10,000 newborns receive general anesthesia for congenital heart defects every year, and the more exposure they have to inhaled anesthetic agents, the greater effect it may have on their neurologic development, investigators at Children’s Hosp... More »
 
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