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Choosing the Right Surgeon for Microtia Reconstruction by Hpcsurgery Facebook Posted Thu 19 Jul 2012 7:32am There are many plastic surgeons that perform microtia reconstruction in the US. If you want to make sure that you don’t end up going for a secondary microtia surgery, a competent surgeon should be chosen for microtia reconstruction. What Specialists Can the Child be Taken to? -Neonatologist A pediatrician or a neonatologist can help in e ... Read on »
Incorrrectly diagnosed spinal cases cause ‘failed back surgery syndrome’. by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 7:59am Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Khai Lam writes… Lumbar canal spinal stenosis is a condition that is caused by a triad of a bulging disc, thickened ligament (ligamentum flavum) and facet joints. The spinal canal gradually becomes narrowed with time and this can cause debilitating low back and/or leg pains, i.e. sciatica. Although the ... Read on »
Los Angeles Hand Surgeon- Healthy Hands by drseanyounai Posted Thu 16 Jun 2011 5:05am Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that occurs in men and women of various ages. This condition results from repetitive use of the hands. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a problem of nerve irritation in the wrist. The major nerve in the wrist travels through a narrow passage called the carpal tunnel. Repetitive work or an injury can ... Read on »
Refeeding Syndrome: Anticipation is Key by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Sat 28 Aug 2010 10:56pm Refeeding syndrome has received much attention among medical professionals of late, particularly the surgeons. Being a rare syndrome, it is seen in 0.8% of hospitalized adults.  However, its importance lies in the fact that mortality in hospitalized patients who develop severe hypophosphatemia (serum phosphate <1 mg/dL) is 30%. The syndrome w ... Read on »
Refeeding Syndrome: Anticipation is Key by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Sun 04 Mar 2012 10:10pm Refeeding syndrome has received much attention among medical professionals of late, particularly the surgeons. Being a rare syndrome, it is seen in 0.8% of hospitalized adults. However, its importance lies in the fact that mortality in hospitalized patients who develop severe hypophosphatemia (serum phosphate <1 mg/dL) is ... Read on »
Cushing's syndrome by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. Sometimes called "hypercortisolism," it is relatively rare and most commonly affects adults aged 20 to 50. An estimated 10 to 15 of every million people are affected each year. What are the symptoms? S ... Read on »
The Silent Epidemic of Surgeon Burn-Out and Depression by Robert W. Posted Sun 31 Oct 2010 2:20pm      Welcome to Weekly Health Update "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS     Updated:  10/21/2010 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advi ... Read on »
Hope for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Sep 2009 10:46pm Stacey Berner, M.D., medical director of the Hand Center at Northwest Hospital, has become the first surgeon in Maryland to perform a revolutionary new hand surgery to help alleviate cubital tunnel syndrome. "Typically, the new procedure allows for the decompression of the ulnar nerve of the elbow with an incision as small as one-inch," Berner ... Read on »
IngentaConnect Table Of Contents: The Royal College of Surgeons of England by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Jan 2009 3:04pm IngentaConnect: Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England: "The Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England is published monthly, with the exceptions of August and December. The primary aims of the Bulletin are to keep fellows, members and affiliates of the College informed of all College activities and to provide a forum for th ... Read on »
Find the Right Surgeon to Correct the Microtia Problem by Hpcsurgery Facebook Posted Tue 25 Jun 2013 10:21am Microtia is a congenital malformation in which the pinna of the ear does not develop fully. The true cause of microtia is unknown. The good thing is that this condition is completely treatable and the child can lead a normal life. Ear reconstruction surgery for microtia can be performed at any time after the child is large enough to allow suf ... Read on »