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Google previewBiliary Tract and Gallbladder Cancer (2008)

Diagnosis and Therapy by Clifton D. Fuller, MD, Charles R. Thomas, MD

While prophylactic surgical intervention is a reasonable step in high-risk regions or population cohorts (5, 7, 18, 42), it does not represent an accepted primary indication for surgery in low-risk populations, but an unintended benefit of ...

Google previewPrinciples of Stem Cell Biology and Cancer (2015)

Future Applications and Therapeutics by Tarik Regad, Thomas Sayers, Robert Rees

For patients for whom surgical intervention is an option, the statistics for survival remain ...

Google previewClinical Companion for Medical-Surgical Nursing - E-Book (2012)

Patient-Centered Collaborative Care by Donna D. Ignatavicius, M. Linda Workman, Chris Winkelman

Surgical intervention is a fasciotomy (opening in the fascia) made by incising through the skin and subcutaneous tissues into the fascia of the affected compartment to relieve the pressure and restore circulation to the affected area.

Google previewAdvances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery (2008)

by Nejat Akalan, C. Di Rocco, Vinko V. Dolenc, J. Lobo Antunes, J.J.A. Mooij, J. Schramm, Marc Sindou

Surgical intervention is a kind of agreement between patient and surgeon. The patient wants to be healthy if surgery is performed, patients tend to be somewhat biased when being questioned regarding the surgical result at followup.

Google previewNurse Anesthesia E-Book (2009)

by John J. Nagelhout, Karen Plaus

Today the early mortality rate is thought to be less than 10%, demonstrating that elective surgical intervention is an acceptable means of treating thoracic aortic aneurysms.86,87 Classification Aneurysms of the thoracic aorta may be classified ...

Google previewSpecial Operations Forces Medical Handbook (2011)

by Department of Defense

Determining whether the underlying cause of the abdominal pain requires early surgical intervention is a primary consideration. Subjective: Symptoms Listed in Table 3-1 below are some of the most common causes of acute abdominal pain ...

Google previewHead Injuries (2012)

Prognosis Evoked Potentials Microsurgery Brain Death by Reinhold A. Frowein, Mario Brock, Margareta Klinger

This is associated with the fact that one of the consequences ofthe policy of early surgical intervention is an increased number of patients in poor preoperative condition. In patients in good preoperative condition the mortality in early surgery ...

Google previewEquine Neonatal Medicine and Surgery E-Book (2004)

Medicine and Surgery by Derek C. Knottenbelt, Nicola Holdstock, John E. Madigan

Surgical intervention is a specialized procedure ...

Google previewAbdominal Imaging E-Book (2010)

Expert Radiology Series by Dushyant V Sahani, Anthony E Samir

fundoplication Hill or Belsey operation Hill operation symptoms are refractory to medical management or in which there is evidence of severe esophageal injury then surgical intervention is an option for more permanent relief of symptoms.

Google previewDavidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine E-Book (2013)

by Brian R. Walker, Nicki R Colledge

Pre-operative assessment Unless a surgical intervention is an emergency, patients with diabetes should be assessed well in advance of surgery so that poor glycaemic control and other risk factors can be addressed (Box 21.25). There is ...

Google previewBiology of Bile Acids in Health and Disease (2001)

by G.P. van Berge Henegouwen, D. Keppler, U. Leuschner, G. Paumgartner, A. Stiehl

The resins cause considerable gastrointestinal discomfort and constipation that limit patient compliance, while the surgical intervention is a highly invasive procedure and leads to severe diarrhoea. In recent years inhibition of the ileal apical ...

Google previewUltrasound Diagnostics of Thyroid Diseases (2010)

by Vladimir P. Kharchenko, Peter M. Kotlyarov, Mikhail S. Mogutov, Yury K. Alexandrov, Alexander N. Sencha, Yury N. Patrunov, Denis V. Belyaev

Minimally invasive surgical intervention is a promising tool in the treatment of thyroid diseases.

Google previewGastroenterology Update (2004)

Evidence-based Reviews for Continuing Professional Development by John Mayberry

Though appropriately timed surgical intervention is an integral part of management of gastrointestinal haemorrhage, details of surgical management are beyond the scope of this review. Resuscitation In any patient with a significant ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Medical Decision Making (2009)

by Michael W. Kattan

Underinclusive Thinking About a Surgical Intervention Let us consider an example of underinclusive thinking in the care of a patient. Here we will contrast the thinking of a decision scientist with that of an ethicist on what information a patient ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Eye (2010)

by Joseph Besharse, Reza Dana, Barbara Ann Battelle, David Beebe, Peter Bex, Paul Bishop, Dean Bok, Patricia D’Amore, Henry Edelhauser, Linda Mcloon, Jerry Niederkorn, Thomas A. Reh, Ernst R. Tamm

As the endothelium becomes further damaged, corneal edema worsens and may require medical treatment with hypertonic eyedrops and, eventually, even surgical intervention with cornea transplantation to improve visual acuity.

Google previewEncyclopaedia medica (1902)

As regards surgical intervention Verneuil says: " Surgical intervention is not forbidden during pregnancy, but is under the guidance ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1924)

A Library of Universal Knowledge ...

To relieve the blood clot that forms in the vessel, then suddenly separates, enters the circulation, plugging the heart valves and causing sudden death, calls for surgical intervention, when it can be recognized as being present in the large veins ...

Google previewDictionary of Medicine (2014)

by P.H. Collin

surgical intervention or act of cutting open a patient's body ...

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