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Spina Bifida Complications Reduced by Surgery on Fetus by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Feb 2011 2:57pm A surgical procedure to repair a common birth defect of the spine, if undertaken while a baby is still in the uterus, greatly reduces the need to divert, or shunt, fluid away from ... Read on »
Usher's Wife - Complications from Plastic Surgery in Brazil by Dr. Tony Y. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:17am Sources are reporting that Usher's wife, Tameka Foster, has suffered major complications from plastic surgery performed in Brazil. She gave birth only two months ago. A neurosurgeon has been flown from the U.S. to Brazil to help with the situation. Details are still sketchy, but this case appears to highlight the dangers of having any med ... Read on »
Complications from Weight-Loss Surgery 'Relatively Low' by Medline Plus Posted Tue 27 Jul 2010 1:00pm Michigan study finds high-volume hospitals, surgeons reporting fewest problems By Robert Preidt Tuesday, July 27, 2010 TUESDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, in the state of Michigan has a relatively low rate of serious complications, a new st ... Read on »
Surgery, NSQIP, Complications & Death by Robert W. Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 3:26pm       Health Report:   Surgery, NSQIP, Complications & Death   "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS   Updated:  10/04/2009 The information in this column is intended for informational purpose ... Read on »
Is RALP potentially associated with fewer complications than open surgery? by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Thu 14 Jan 2010 12:00am A study from the prestigious Karolinska Institute in Sweden has provided some concrete evidence that — with an appropriately high caseload and experience — robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) may, in fact, be associated with a significant reduction in surgical complications by comparison with open, radical ... Read on »
Reader Laura on a UK Plastic Surgery Complications Story by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 02 Sep 2009 12:00am Reader Question: Times Online UK “A survey this year by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons showed that two in five of their members had had to correct complications caused by the injection of permanent fillers by high street clinics in the past year, and one in five had had to correct complications with body ... Read on »
Surgery on fetus reduces complications of spina bifida by Medline Plus Posted Thu 10 Feb 2011 9:23am A surgical procedure to repair a common birth defect of the spine, if undertaken while a baby is still in the uterus, greatly reduces the need to divert, or shunt, fluid away from the brain, according to a study by the National Institutes of Health and four research institutions. ... Read on »
Breast Surgery Complications And An Alternative by Steve Pistou Posted Fri 07 Oct 2011 11:29am Breast Surgery Complications First and foremost there could be an allergic reaction to the anesthetic. General is considered to be more risky yet any anesthetic could bring on a negative reaction. Although extremely rare, it is possible to bleed post-operatively resulting in another surgery to control and drain the collected blood.  Another po ... Read on »
News of the day - Fall in the house of Usher - Usher's wife's surgery complication, vitamins, and the failure of preventive care by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 13 Feb 2009 4:51pm A couple of things on my radar today 1) Hitting the news wire today is the report that R&B singer, Usher's wife has had serious complications from cosmetic surgery performed in Brazil. This procedure was also performed only two months after childbirth, something that raise eyebrows in re. to timing any major procedure on the breast or body ... Read on »
Obese Women Face Higher Complication Risk After Breast Surgery by HealthFinder Posted Wed 02 Nov 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Post-op inflammation is 20 times more likely than in non-obese women, study finds. WEDNESD ... Read on »