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The mitral valve poses anatomic challenges to transcatheter treatment that the aortic valve doesn’t. Here’s a glimpse into six ongoing studies designed to overcome them.
A new protocol for the preoperative evaluation and optimization of elderly hip fracture patients increases the percentage of patients getting to the OR in less than 48 hours. By doing so, outcomes improved and hospital costs decreased.
Through a side-by-side comparison of CSC and non-CSC reactions in specific TLR cultures, Dr. Lathia and his teams found that CSCs in GB have adapted to express a lower level of the innate TLR4. These diminished TLR4 levels allow the CSCs to persist and multiply, repopulating a tumor in a hostile microenvironment.
One way the department is increasing access is via virtual visits. So far, 50 practitioners are offering remote consultations, and it’s proving valuable to patients.
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Are you using hand-assisted surgery in your routine colectomies? Cleveland Clinic Florida Colorectal Chairman Steven Wexner, MD, examines evidence showing that you shouldn’t in our “Viewpoints” series.
This case of a patient with congenital hydrocephalus models how pediatric neurosurgery programs can cater to the continuing needs of complex pediatric neurosurgery patients as they enter adulthood.
A $2.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will aid work to understand how colorectal cancer develops and spreads.
Some patients have behaviors that make interactions unpleasant. Understanding common difficult personality types can help doctors plan effective strategies for dealing with each, resulting in more effective communication, less stress and better health outcomes.
Here’s a status update from this historic trial, including a rundown of elements being investigated in addition to stroke survivors’ functional outcomes.