While delaying treatment is often the right decision for large eyelid defects in newborns, some cannot wait due to the risk of exposure keratopathy. The case of a 5-day-old girl illustrates this dilemma.
Resection of a carotid artery stent with heavy atherosclerotic plaque coverage carries high risks. Here’s a snapshot of a positive outcome from this rare procedure.
Unable to be operated on at her local hospital, a 59-year-old with a 7 cm esophageal squamous cell cancer undergoes ESD and remains cancer-free.
Our first total face transplant involved far more than a single 31-hour operation. Here are essentials of the patient’s unparalleled case and what lies ahead for her and the face transplant field.
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A 55-year-old was placed on ECMO for acute respiratory distress syndrome shortly after aortic valve replacement. Extensive fibrosis on lung evaluation indicated bilateral lung transplant, but how to wean him off ECMO?
The literature on pregnancy in women with Shone’s complex is scant. This case of a 32-year-old with the condition illustrates management essentials throughout pregnancy and postpartum care.
When this pediatric progressive inflammatory seizure disorder is present without hemiplegia, deciding between immunotherapy and hemispherectomy comes down to quality of life. Here’s an example case.
Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism (NTPE) is uncommon and can be difficult to diagnose. These images demonstrate accidental embolization from talc granulomatosis.
Nonthrombotic pulmonary embolism (NTPE) is uncommon and can be difficult to diagnose. These images demonstrate accidental embolization from radiation seeds and vertebroplasty cement.
Following two previous bariatric surgeries elsewhere, a 45-year-old woman undergoes a revision to a distal gastric bypass with outstanding results.