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African American patients on Medicaid are less likely to undergo surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome

African American patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) are less likely to receive surgical treatment, reports the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons...
23-Feb-2024 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Higher body mass index linked to complications after autologous breast reconstruction

For women undergoing autologous breast reconstruction – reconstruction using the patient's own tissues, rather than implants – the risks of overall and specific complications are increased at higher body mass index (BMI) levels, reports the...
23-Feb-2024 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mark Cuban Drug Company may offer savings for urology drugs

An online pharmacy offering standardized, transparent pricing can reduce out-of-pocket costs for patients taking common medications prescribed by urologists, suggests a study in the March issue of Urology Practice®, an Official Journal of the...
21-Feb-2024 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

For Black patients, 'representation matters' in evaluating prostate cancer websites

For Black men with prostate cancer, racial representation is a key factor affecting trust in websites offering information on prostate cancer, reports a study in the March issue of The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American...
9-Feb-2024 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Robotic-assisted surgery and navigation don't affect infection risk after hip arthroplasty

For patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA), the use of robotic-assisted surgery and surgical navigation techniques is not associated with an increased risk of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), suggests a study in The Journal of Bone...
8-Feb-2024 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Neural network enables objective assessment of breast symmetry

A newly developed neural network is highly accurate in identifying key landmarks important in breast surgery – opening the potential for objective assessment of breast symmetry, suggests a study in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive...
26-Jan-2024 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wolters Kluwer honored with eight AJN Book of the Year award wins

vrClincals for Nursing and A Systematic Approach to Evaluation of Nursing Programs receive first place recognition in the annual awards from the American Journal of Nursing
19-Jan-2024 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Can drinking alkaline water help prevent kidney stones? Not likely, study finds

 Bottled water marketed as "alkaline water" is unlikely to be an effective alternative for prevention of recurrent urinary stones, reports a study in the January issue of The Journal of Urology®, an Official Journal of the American Urological...
10-Jan-2024 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Pelvic floor experts issue new recommendations for magnetic resonance defecography

Magnetic resonance defecography (MRD) has emerged as a powerful, noninvasive imaging technique to evaluate the many possible causes of problems in passing bowel movements. A new set of consensus recommendations for performing and interpreting the...
23-Sep-2021 11:40 AM EDT

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