• Surgical technique for premature babies with brain hemorrhage reduces long-term disability

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Premature babies with serious brain hemorrhage treated with a 'brain washing' technique pioneered by Bristol researchers have shown in a 10-year follow-up study, were twice as likely to survive without severe learning disability when compared with infants given standard treatment.
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  • Study: Polymer-Free Stents Don't Deliver Long Term

    Study: Polymer-Free Stents Don't Deliver Long Term

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    Long-term adverse outcomes were similar for polymer-free and durable-polymer drug-eluting stents in the ISAR-TEST-5 study, suggesting that stent innovations might have reached their limit for improving coronary artery disease...
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  • Long-term survival after hip dysplasia similar with open, closed reduction techniques

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Patients with developmental hip dysplasia who underwent either closed reduction or open reduction and Salter innominate pelvic osteotomy achieved a long-term survival time free of total hip arthroplasty, researchers of this study found.
    However, THA and osteoarthritis were more likely after use of the closed reduction technique, according to study results that Stuart L. Weinstein, MD, of University of Iowa, in Iowa City, Iowa, presented at the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting.
    “This unique comparative study showed that both treatments likely improved total
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