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Malpractice defense: Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Leads to Ureter and Bowel Injury by David W. Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Feb 2010 1:56pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies , a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. Here’s the Advanced Practice Strategies case of the month. ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Left Ureter Kinked During Hysterectomy by David W. Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 11:23am In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. To learn more contact: Timothy ... Read on »
Doc, I have kidney pain radiating to my left ureter.... by Matt S. Posted Fri 28 May 2010 12:00am The quest for biomarkers to accurately diagnose AKI is often analogized to ACS/myocardial infarction. Thus we have dubbed AKI biomarker investigation the "search for our troponin," with the goal of facilitating early and accurate diagnosis of AKI that will lead to successful interventions, the equivalent of PCI for STEMI. What remains unclear ... Read on »
What is a NeoBladder or Continent Cutaneous Urinary Diversion by Neo-Conduit Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 May 2009 11:39pm I have decided to add this article. It is not written by me but I have gratefully added the link, so those interested can peruse further. Continent Cutaneous Urinary Reservoir In 1982, Kock et al[6] described a technique for construction of an internal ileal reservoir that consists of a 80-cm segment of terminal ileum isolated on ... Read on »
Effect of Hysterectomy on Female Sexual Function by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 3:48am 12 Comments By Jacqueline N. Murrell, MD, Jennifer R. Berman, MD Robert Weiss, MD, Laura Berman, PhD, Sheila R. Keane, MA, Mary Christina Zierack MA, Trudy Van Hooten, PhD, Irwin Goldstien, MD, and Phillip Stubblefield, MD: Sexuality is a crucial component of the general health and well being of women. It is a central part of their body image, self-esteem, rel ... Read on »
IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »
The Effective Means Of Treating Kidney Stones by Shilah C. Azib Posted Wed 20 Jan 2010 5:57am Doctors say that are generally not harmful. It only becomes harmful and even life threatening when a person suffering from it feels discomforting pain and presence of blood in their urine. Many experts say that the problem why people who are suffering from kidney stones is that they always tend to be complacent in keeping up with a heal ... Read on »
Treating Kidney Stones by Shilah C. Azib Posted Fri 31 Dec 2010 12:13pm Unless they feel discomforting pain and present of blood in their urine, people will not go to a doctor for a kidney stones checkup. This is because people tend to neglect the severity of the condition and its possible complications once not diagnosed and treated early. Experts say that the problem why people who are suffering f ... Read on »
UPJ Obstruction by Matt S. Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 12:00am UPJ obstruction is another common congenital abnormality which under some circumstances can lead to significant renal scarring and chronic kidney diseases. About 50% of ultrasounds during pregnancy which detect antenatal hydronephrosis turn out to have UPJ obstruction. UPJ obstruction is defined as any blockage of urine flow from the rena ... Read on »
Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the Treatment of Cancer Patients by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Sep 0011 12:00am Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the  Treatment of Cancer Patients  As laboratory physicians, our contribution to patient care is knowledge:  this is the starting point from which all informed therapeutic intervention proceeds.  How that knowledge is obtained and communicated is the art and science of our profession ... Read on »