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Laparostomy following ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm - a prospective case series

2 days ago   |   By International Journal of Surgery

Aim: There are evidenced based survival benefits achieved by laparostomy following damage control laparotomy. Similar approaches have not translated into regular practice for emergency repair of ruptured AAA whose in hospital mortality is 36%. It is proposed that routine laparostomy in this cohort is an acceptable strategy and may confer survival benefit.
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Transperitoneal versus retroperitoneal repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm and co-existent horseshoe kidney: A systematic review

2 days ago   |   By International Journal of Surgery

Aim: Operative approach to AAA with horseshoe kidney remains controversial. Transperitoneal approach provides best exposure to the aneurysm and kidney; however, the renal isthmus affects both exposure and proximal aortic control. Left retroperitoneal approach avoids renal isthmus and urinary tracts; however, right iliac artery access is limited. We evaluated the outcomes of transperitoneal and retroperitoneal repair of AAA and associated HSK.
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Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses

Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses

New study findings lay the framework for applying deep learning and computer vision techniques to radiological imaging. Read more ...

Cancer Drugs in Development can also Fight Certain Brain Diseases

Cancer Drugs in Development can also Fight Certain Brain Diseases

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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Tied to Heart Disease Risk Afterward

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Tied to Heart Disease Risk Afterward

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Scientists discover how to target mutations that in 50% of cancers 

Scientists discover how to target mutations that in 50% of cancers 

Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have developed a drug that can turn 'off' the out of control growth that occurs in about half of all cancers... Read more ...

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Grip Strength Can Help Predict Your Child's Future Health

Grip strength of children may help predict unhealthy outcomes and future risks for developing diabetes, heart disease, disability and even early mortality. Read more ...

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Coronary Artery Compression in Kids May be More Common: Study

The incidence of coronary artery compression in kids fitted with epicardial pacemakers may be more common than previously thought. Read more ...

New Genetic Tool Identifies the Cause of Childhood Seizure Disorder

New Genetic Tool Identifies the Cause of Childhood Seizure Disorder

New genetic tools can identify the cause of early childhood seizure disorder which cannot be diagnosed by other methods. Read more ...

Women with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities Twice Likely to Have...

Women with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities Twice Likely to Have Repeat Pregnancy

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