Liver surgery is becoming safer, thanks to 3-D modeling. This technology is now helping surgeons plan surgeries and helping train tomorrow’s surgeons.
Healthcare providers and patients have disparate views of the course of MDS and the value and limitations of treatment. Improved communication and education may increase understanding of the diseases and improve outcomes.
Peripartum cardiomyopathy should always be considered a differential diagnosis when a woman who is in her last trimester or who has recently delivered develops progressive dyspnea, edema and weight gain or right upper-quadrant fullness mimicking cholecystitis.
For the right patients, the corneal transplant procedure known as Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK), allows quick recovery of normal vision and less risk of rejection and other complications.