• Bioimpedance analysis is safe in patients with implanted cardiac electronic devices

    3 monthes ago - By Clinical Nutrition

    There is an increase in the number of patients worldwide with cardiac implantable electronic devices. Current medical practice guidelines warn against performing bioimpedance analysis in this group of patients in order to avoid any electromagnetic interference. These recommendations restrict using the BIA in patients undergoing heart failure or with nutrition disorders in whom BIA could be of major interest in detecting peripheral congestion and to help guide treatment. The present study was conducted to evaluate whether BIA caused electromagnetic interference in patients having CIEDs.
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  • Practice-Based Patient Management Strategies in Gluteal Augmentation with Implants

    3 monthes ago - By The Clinics

    This article focuses on practice-based recommendations for surgeons performing gluteal augmentation with implants. Preoperative planning, including the indications, precautions, and contraindications to GAI, is discussed. Advantages and disadvantages of subfascial and intramuscular implantation are addressed along with recommendations for implant size, shape, and position. Recommendations for patient management before and after surgery along with operative and nonoperative strategies for postoperative complications, including wound dehiscence, infection, and seroma, are included. Aesthetic...
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