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The War on Obesity - Natural Orifice Surgery an Option for the Future with no incisions by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 2:50am The Mayo Clinic has been removing gall bladders with this type of surgery, no incision and done through the mouth or other natural body orifices instead of an incision.  This type of surgery could stand to make biopsies easier as well as perhaps removing tumors in the future.  What is being done in California is to use a device that is high-t ... Read on »
When psychosis complicates your medical problems: gall bladders, tomb babies, livers, and meds by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 21 Aug 2011 12:00am About a week ago, I started getting this terrible abdominal pain. It lasted about 12 hours, and was really severe pain. I didn't want to go to the emergency room after the way I have been treated in ERs in the past when I was there for something they didn't consider serious - like when my doctor sent me there because I had an allergic reaction ... Read on »
Trial success helps patients avoid radical bladder cancer surgery by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Apr 2012 12:00am Wendy Powell took part in the early clinical trial Last week we reported on the success of a major bladder cancer trial, funded by Cancer Research UK. The practice-changing trial will mean that, in future, fewer of the thousands of patients diagnosed with the disease each year will need their bladder removed, and, in some cases, th ... Read on »
My first race by Lee Posted Fri 30 Oct 2009 12:00am I’m going to preface this post by saying that very few of my family members know about my blog. If you’re one of the ones who do, and are learning this information for the first time, please don’t out my blog! I don’t know when or why I started running. I take that back. I know why. For a very long time, I ran to lose weight. I only ... Read on »
Bladder Stones (Urinary Calculi) – Dog by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 11:58am Although we often call the condition ‘bladder stones’, its real name is urolithiasis and it refers to finding stones (or calculi) anywhere in the entire urinary tract. The urinary calculi can be found in the kidneys, ureters (tiny tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder), bladder, or urethra (the tube from the bladder ... Read on »
WOMEN MUST BECOME EMPOWERED TO ASK FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE GYNECOLOGIC SURGERY, EXPERTS SAY by The Women's Sexual Health Foundation .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:20pm TWSHF was recently sent the below press release and more than likely, most women have not had an opportunity to educate themselves on the recent advances in the procedures that we have highlighted below. TWSHF firmly believes that your knowledge is your power. This release will add to your power base. WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2007) -- En ... Read on »
Scientists "Weld" Skin Using Laser Energy by Jeffrey F. Posted Sun 14 Dec 2008 9:50pm A team of applied physicists at Tel Aviv University have developed an efficient and safe way of using laser energy to close incisions in the skin that they say could also be used on cuts inside the body. They also say skin and internal tissue to heal more quickly after operations and accidents. The team was led by Prof. Abraham Katzir, who found ... Read on »
Treatment Options for Bladder Stones by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Fri 28 Oct 2011 7:00am Today we’ll take a look at the treatment options available for cats when the X-rays or ultrasound have confirmed the presence of bladder stones.   A common part of the medical work-up for a cat that has urinary symptoms (e.g., urinating outside of the litter box, straining to urinate, etc.) is an abdominal X-ray and/or ultrasound. Veterina ... Read on »
The Über Community Hospital by Dan Dunlop Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Feb 2010 12:00am Last week I traveled to Lowell, Massachusetts, by way of Boston, to attend a strategic planning meeting with the team at Lowell General Hospital (LGH). My firm is starting a new project with LGH and we were there to get a briefing on the assignment. We first worked with the folks at Lowell General Hospital in 2007 and they have accompli ... Read on »
Free Market Price Transparency and Price Competition by Dr. Stanley F. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Jul 2013 12:52am Stanley Feld M.D.,FACP,MACE Physicians can take a leadership role in creating price transparency leading to price competition. An excellent example is the Surgery Center of Oklahoma. Dr. Keith Smith and Dr. Steven Lantier launched the Surgery Center of Oklahoma 15 years ago. I wrote about the Center’s guaranteed online all-incl ... Read on »