News tagged with acute surgery

Some heart attack rates declining and survival improving

Coronary syndromes vary in severity, ranging from unstable angina, non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), to ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most severe diagnosis. Little data exist ...

Jan 12, 2011
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Restrictions on female plasma may not be warranted

Three years after the U.S. blood banking industry issued recommendations that discourage transfusing plasma from female donors because of a potential antibody reaction, Duke University Medical Center researchers discovered ...

Feb 11, 2010
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Timing of surgery for knee injuries may not affect outcomes

Multiple-ligament knee injuries resulting from traumatic knee dislocations - such as high impact car accidents or certain sports are uncommon, and the optimal timing of surgical repair or reconstruction has not been definitively ...

Dec 01, 2009
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