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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Surgery
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Surgery. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Arteriovenous Malformations of the Brain
31/12/69 - Arteriovenous malformations of the brain are congenital anomalies of the blood vessels that are derived from maldevelopment of the capillary network, allowing direct connections between cerebral arteries and veins. The most common presenting symptoms are cerebral hemorrhage and seizures. Focal…

CABG at 50 (or 107?) ? The Complex Course of Therapeutic Innovation
31/12/69 - Anniversaries offer opportunities to commemorate crucial discoveries of modern medicine, such as vaccination (May 14, 1796), ether (October 16, 1846), and insulin (January 11, 1922). But zeroing in on specific dates can obscure important dynamics. Innovation in medicine is a complex and continuous…

Pyogenic Granuloma of the Conjunctiva
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Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement in Intermediate-Risk Patients
31/12/69 - Transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR) with the use of a self-expanding prosthesis is superior to medical therapy in patients with severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis in whom surgical aortic-valve replacement has been associated with prohibitive risk. Among patients who are at high risk for…

An FDA Viewpoint on Unique Considerations for Medical-Device Clinical Trials
31/12/69 - Medical devices play a critical role in the lives and health of millions of people worldwide. From everyday household items such as oral thermometers to complex implantables such as deep-brain stimulators, patients and the general public rely on regulators to ensure that legally marketed medical…

Use of Pressure Transducers
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Case 10-2017 ? A 6-Month-Old Boy with Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Abdominal Pain
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Akash Gupta (Medicine and Pediatrics): A 6-month-old boy was seen in the emergency department of this hospital because of gastrointestinal bleeding and abdominal pain. The patient had been in his usual state of health until 2 days before presentation, when his parents…

Management of Sciatica
31/12/69 - Mr. Winston?s case represents a common scenario in the management of symptomatic lumbar disk herniation. In this particular case, the patient?s symptoms and the physical examination are consistent with nerve-root compression and inflammation directly from an L4?L5 herniated disk on his left side.…

Levosimendan for Hemodynamic Support after Cardiac Surgery
31/12/69 - Every year, more than 1 million patients undergo cardiac surgery in the United States and Europe. Acute perioperative left ventricular dysfunction is a major complication affecting up to 20% of such patients and is associated with increased mortality. Inotropic drugs (catecholamines and…

Levosimendan in Patients with Left Ventricular Dysfunction Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
31/12/69 - Cardiac surgery with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass is a common procedure, with more than 1 million operations performed annually in the United States and Europe. Increasingly, patients who are referred for cardiac surgery are older and have multiple coexisting conditions, as compared with those…

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