Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery and subsequently suffered a heart attack had lower rates of mortality and severe complications than patients with obesity and heart attack but no history of bariatric surgery, Cleveland Clinic research shows.
This popular CME summit returns to an in-person format to explore current challenges and leading practices across the spectrum of electrophysiology care with more than 40 expert faculty.
Nurses do well to take time out to recognize the importance of non-nursing teams who contribute to their success and to their patients’ wellbeing every day.
A veteran epileptologist shares how pandemic-spurred virtual visits have brought her closer to her patients and yielded other unexpected benefits.
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The results of the largest, most comprehensive study to date on biologics’ impact on postoperative infection risk in IBD patients should ease concerns about this potential complication.
Results of a new study show that IsoPSA, a novel prostate-specific antigen assay, is readily adopted by practitioners in various practice settings, and its use significantly reduces biopsies in men being evaluated for elevated PSA.
A low rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumor is a rare diagnosis. This report of a 72-year-old Cleveland Clinic patient’s case explains the abdominal perineal resection to resolve his tumor and the vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneus flap that was used to repair the perineal defect.
A study has found that Black patients with sports medicine-related hip conditions are far less likely than white patients to have MRI and be recommended for surgery. Differences in bony pathology may explain why.
Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute is working to better prepare pediatric patients with obesity for adult care, and a new fellowship program is one way they are closing the transition gap
Should the mitral valve be repaired or replaced in cases of isolated mitral valve endocarditis? A new study shows the surgical approach matters much less than patient characteristics and pathology.