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Article ID: 701606

Pain disruption therapy treats source of chronic back pain

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

People with treatment-resistant back pain may get significant and lasting relief with dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation therapy, an innovative treatment that short-circuits pain, suggests a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting.

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Article ID: 701602

Perioperative Surgical Home successful in improving care for both elderly and children

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

A patient-centered, team-based model of care that navigates patients through the entire surgical experience is successful in improving quality of care and outcomes in elderly patients being treated for fractures and children undergoing heart surgery, suggest two new studies being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting.

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Article ID: 701723

Postpartum depression linked to mother’s pain after childbirth

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

SAN FRANCISCO – While childbirth pain has been linked to postpartum depression, the culprit may be the pain experienced by the mother following childbirth, rather than during the labor and delivery process, suggests new research presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting.

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Article ID: 702015

Dompé at the medical conference “The Impact of Environment and Healthy Lifestyles in Human Health” - October 13th, Washington, D.C

Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)

Sbarro Health Research Organization, on the occasion of the medical conference “The impact of environment and healthy lifestyles in human health,” honoured Nathalie Dompé, CEO Dompé Holdings, with a special Award for Societal Impact in Business & Biotechnology, for her work and effort in promoting social responsibility.

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13-Oct-2018 2:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 701683

Despite crisis, patients perceive opioids as superior and expect them for postsurgical pain

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Even with concerns about addiction, side effects and the other risks of opioids dominating headlines, a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting found people expect to be prescribed opioids and perceive them to be the most effective form of pain relief after surgery. Interestingly, other research presented at the meeting found opioids led to complications such as increased pain, poorer quality of life and dependence following back surgery.

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Article ID: 701644

American Society of Anesthesiologists announces Perioperative Surgical Home scholarship recipients

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

SAN FRANCISCO – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced the recipients of its Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) Scholarship in which awardees will receive funding to participate in the PSH Learning Collaborative 2020 to support the implementation of a PSH pilot at their institution. The three scholars will be formally awarded, and industry supporters recognized for their support, at a special event on Oct. 15 during the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting in San Francisco.

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8-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 701958

Deep Brain Stimulation First Therapy to Slow the Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Peter Konrad, MD, presents exciting findings that show Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) in early stage Parkinson’s Disease may slow tremor progress at the Congress of Neurological Surgeon’s (CNS) 2018 Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas.

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10-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701783

Infective Endocarditis Increases Tenfold in North Carolina

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

A side effect of opioid use is an infection of the heart valves called drug-associated infective endocarditis. Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found a tenfold increase in the number of hospitalizations and surgeries for endocarditis in the past decade.

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Dr. Sunanda V. Kane Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

Philadelphia, PA (October 8, 2018) – Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG, a gastroenterologist and Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN, was elected by the membership as the 2018-2019 President of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), a national medical organization representing more than 14,000 clinical gastroenterologists and other specialists in digestive diseases.

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New Clinical Advances in Gastroenterology Presented at the American College of Gastroenterology’s 83rd Annual Scientific Meeting

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

Philadelphia, PA (October 8, 2018) – More than 5,000 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals will convene at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA for the premier clinical gastroenterology event—the American College of Gastroenterology’s 83rd Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course (ACG 2018)—to review the latest scientific advances in gastrointestinal research, treatment of digestive diseases and clinical practice management.

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2-Oct-2018 9:05 AM EDT

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