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    Research finds increased risk of dementia in patients who experience delirium after surgery

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Delirium is common in elderly hospitalized patients, affecting an estimated 14 – 56% of patients. It frequently manifests as a sudden change in behavior, with patients suffering acute confusion, inattention, disorganized thinking and fluctuating mental… [...]

    MKTP surgery has long-term benefit for restoring skin pigmentation in vitiligo patients

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A Henry Ford Hospital study has shown that skin transplant surgery has long-term benefit for restoring skin pigmentation caused by the skin disease vitiligo. [...]

    MKTP surgery has long-term benefit for restoring skin pigmentation in vitiligo patients

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A Henry Ford Hospital study has shown that skin transplant surgery has long-term benefit for restoring skin pigmentation caused by the skin disease vitiligo. [...]

    Combining stroke treatments shows improved outcomes for ELVO stroke patients

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Intravenous Thrombolysis (IVT) pretreatment may improve mechanical thrombectomy (MT) outcomes in emergent large-vessel occlusions (ELVO) patients, according to a new study presented today at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s (SNIS) 14th Annu… [...]

    Combining stroke treatments shows improved outcomes for ELVO stroke patients

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Intravenous Thrombolysis (IVT) pretreatment may improve mechanical thrombectomy (MT) outcomes in emergent large-vessel occlusions (ELVO) patients, according to a new study presented today at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s (SNIS) 14th Annu… [...]

    No significant change seen in hearing loss among US teens

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Although there was an increase in the percentage of U.S. youth ages 12 to 19 reporting exposure to loud music through headphones from 1988-2010, researchers did not find significant changes in the prevalence of hearing loss among this group, according to a study published by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. [...]

    Glowing tumor technology helps surgeons remove hidden cancer cells

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Surgeons were able to identify and remove a greater number of cancerous nodules from lung cancer patients when combining intraoperative molecular imaging (IMI) – through the use of a contrast agent that makes tumor cells glow during surgery – with preo… [...]

    Surgical assessment tool could rapidly analyze cancerous tissue samples, improve patient outcomes

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A Purdue University precision innovation developed for brain tumor surgery is being expanded to provide medical professionals with a rapid, robust supplemental assessment tool to more efficiently preserve, analyze and remove identified cancerous tissue… [...]

    DAWN of a new day for stroke patients as study promises new options and a wider treatment window

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Results of the first study showing some acute stroke patients could benefit from neuroendovascular surgery 6 to 24 hours after a stroke will be presented at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s (SNIS) 14th Annual Meeting. [...]

    DAWN of a new day for stroke patients as study promises new options and a wider treatment window

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Results of the first study showing some acute stroke patients could benefit from neuroendovascular surgery 6 to 24 hours after a stroke will be presented at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s (SNIS) 14th Annual Meeting. [...]