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Simple test may predict wound complications after soft tissue sarcoma surgery

MAYWOOD, Ill. - As many as 35 percent of patients who undergo surgery to remove soft tissue sarcomas experience ...

The key to recovery

By Patricia Favre - Unlocking a door, turning a handle and running a tap are three actions that many people take for ...

Mandel School researches how women in recovery managed personal networks with family and friend users

Substance abuse counselors and social workers often recommend recovering addicts establish new networks of non-using friends and supporters. ... Full story

Penn Vet Study Monitors Effects of IV Fluid on Circulation During Surgery

Almost anyone who has spent time in a hospital is familiar with the routine checks of blood pressure and oxygen levels that serve as signposts of a patient’s overall health. ... Full story

Swedish-Built Machine Makes Lung Transplants More Available

The final hope for many patients with severe lung disease is a transplant – but there is a chronic shortage of donated lungs. Scientists at the University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital have tested a new method that makes it possible to use lungs that previously were discarded. Twenty-two additional lung patients have already received transplants using the new method. ... Full story

Mind-controlled prosthetic arms that work in daily life are now a reality

For the first time, robotic prostheses controlled via implanted neuromuscular interfaces have become a clinical reality. A novel osseointegrated (bone-anchored) implant system gives patients new opportunities in their daily life and professional activities. ... Full story

Procedure to fix radio DJ’s aorta posed high risk to his voice, but UCLA docs came through

Just a few months post-surgery, Sandy Fagin's aneurysm has gotten smaller, his kidney function has markedly improved and he's back on the mic.Just a few months post-surgery, Sandy Fagin's aneurysm has gotten smaller, his kidney function has markedly improved and he's back on the mic. ... Full story

Robotic Surgery: More Complications, Higher Expense for Some Conditions

For benign ovarian surgery, conventional laparoscopy causes fewer complications, is less expensive, than robot-assisted surgery ... Full story

Can physical therapy before hip or knee replacement surgery improve outcomes?

Prehabilitation reduces need for postoperative care by nearly 30 percent ... Full story

Rare surgery at UCLA helps Southern California teen judo champ return to the mat

UCLA doctors planned and performed a rare surgery that has helped Myles Honda return to the mat. ... Full story

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