Surgical Wound Infection: Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Use of antibiotics before, during, or after a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure to prevent infectious complications.Infection Control: Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.Anti-Infective Agents, Local: Substances used on humans and other animals that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. They are distinguished from DISINFECTANTS, which are used on inanimate objects.Cross Infection: Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.Surgical Drapes: Sterile fabric or fabric-like material used to isolate the surgical site from the rest of the body and other possible sources of contamination.Yugoslavia: Created as the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes in 1918. Yugoslavia became the official name in 1929. BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA; CROATIA; and SLOVENIA formed independent countries 7 April 1992. Macedonia became independent 8 February 1994 as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MACEDONIA REPUBLIC).Antisepsis: The destruction of germs causing disease.Gloves, Surgical: Gloves, usually rubber, worn by surgeons, examining physicians, dentists, and other health personnel for the mutual protection of personnel and patient.Orthopedics: A surgical specialty which utilizes medical, surgical, and physical methods to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the skeletal system, its articulations, and associated structures.Prosthesis-Related Infections: Infections resulting from the implantation of prosthetic devices. The infections may be acquired from intraoperative contamination (early) or hematogenously acquired from other sites (late).Orthopedic Procedures: Procedures used to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, its articulations, and associated structures.Sutures: Materials used in closing a surgical or traumatic wound. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Tertiary Healthcare: Care of a highly technical and specialized nature, provided in a medical center, usually one affiliated with a university, for patients with unusually severe, complex, or uncommon health problems.2-Propanol: An isomer of 1-PROPANOL. It is a colorless liquid having disinfectant properties. It is used in the manufacture of acetone and its derivatives and as a solvent. Topically, it is used as an antiseptic.Anti-Bacterial Agents: Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.Postoperative Complications: Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.Chlorhexidine: A disinfectant and topical anti-infective agent used also as mouthwash to prevent oral plaque.Occlusive Dressings: Material, usually gauze or absorbent cotton, used to cover and protect wounds, to seal them from contact with air or bacteria. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Staphylococcal Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus STAPHYLOCOCCUS.Baths: The immersion or washing of the body or any of its parts in water or other medium for cleansing or medical treatment. It includes bathing for personal hygiene as well as for medical purposes with the addition of therapeutic agents, such as alkalines, antiseptics, oil, etc.Surgical Procedures, Operative: Operations carried out for the correction of deformities and defects, repair of injuries, and diagnosis and cure of certain diseases. (Taber, 18th ed.)Cefazolin: A semisynthetic cephalosporin analog with broad-spectrum antibiotic action due to inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis. It attains high serum levels and is excreted quickly via the urine.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Pelvic Infection: Infection involving the tissues or organs in the PELVIS.Perioperative Care: Interventions to provide care prior to, during, and immediately after surgery.Operating Rooms: Facilities equipped for performing surgery.Abdomen: That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.Hospital Shared Services: Cooperation among hospitals for the purpose of sharing various departmental services, e.g., pharmacy, laundry, data processing, etc.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Preoperative Care: Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Cyanoacrylates: A group of compounds having the general formula CH2=C(CN)-COOR; it polymerizes on contact with moisture; used as tissue adhesive; higher homologs have hemostatic and antibacterial properties.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Hospital Costs: The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).Cefuroxime: Broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic resistant to beta-lactamase. It has been proposed for infections with gram-negative and gram-positive organisms, GONORRHEA, and HAEMOPHILUS.Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A strain of Staphylococcus aureus that is non-susceptible to the action of METHICILLIN. The mechanism of resistance usually involves modification of normal or the presence of acquired PENICILLIN BINDING PROTEINS.Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.Hospitals: Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.Infectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient: The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from health professional or health care worker to patients. It includes transmission via direct or indirect exposure to bacterial, fungal, parasitic, or viral agents.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Obstetric Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the pregnant woman for conditions associated with pregnancy, labor, or the puerperium. It does not include surgery of the newborn infant.Surgical Wound Dehiscence: Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.Polyglactin 910: A polyester used for absorbable sutures & surgical mesh, especially in ophthalmic surgery. 2-Hydroxy-propanoic acid polymer with polymerized hydroxyacetic acid, which forms 3,6-dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-dione polymer with 1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione copolymer of molecular weight about 80,000 daltons.Hospitals, Teaching: Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.Arthroplasty, Replacement: Partial or total replacement of a joint.Operative Time: The duration of a surgical procedure in hours and minutes.Hand Disinfection: The act of cleansing the hands with water or other liquid, with or without the inclusion of soap or other detergent, for the purpose of destroying infectious microorganisms.Bandages: Material used for wrapping or binding any part of the body.Gynecologic Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the female genitalia.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Digestive System Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the digestive system or its parts.Hospitals, University: Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.Sternum: A long, narrow, and flat bone commonly known as BREASTBONE occurring in the midsection of the anterior thoracic segment or chest region, which stabilizes the rib cage and serves as the point of origin for several muscles that move the arms, head, and neck.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Intraoperative Care: Patient care procedures performed during the operation that are ancillary to the actual surgery. It includes monitoring, fluid therapy, medication, transfusion, anesthesia, radiography, and laboratory tests.Spine: The spinal or vertebral column.Mupirocin: A topically used antibiotic from a strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens. It has shown excellent activity against gram-positive staphylococci and streptococci. The antibiotic is used primarily for the treatment of primary and secondary skin disorders, nasal infections, and wound healing.Mammaplasty: Surgical reconstruction of the breast including both augmentation and reduction.Equipment Contamination: The presence of an infectious agent on instruments, prostheses, or other inanimate articles.Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections: Infections caused by bacteria that retain the crystal violet stain (positive) when treated by the gram-staining method.Bacterial Infections: Infections by bacteria, general or unspecified.Inappropriate Prescribing: The practice of administering medications in a manner that poses more risk than benefit, particularly where safer alternatives exist.Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip: Replacement of the hip joint.Drainage: The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.Spinal Fusion: Operative immobilization or ankylosis of two or more vertebrae by fusion of the vertebral bodies with a short bone graft or often with diskectomy or laminectomy. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p236; Dorland, 28th ed)Debridement: The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)Staphylococcus aureus: Potentially pathogenic bacteria found in nasal membranes, skin, hair follicles, and perineum of warm-blooded animals. They may cause a wide range of infections and intoxications.Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee: Replacement of the knee joint.Wound Healing: Restoration of integrity to traumatized tissue.General Surgery: A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.Cesarean Section: Extraction of the FETUS by means of abdominal HYSTEROTOMY.Intraoperative Period: The period during a surgical operation.Methicillin Resistance: Non-susceptibility of a microbe to the action of METHICILLIN, a semi-synthetic penicillin derivative.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Postoperative Care: The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Surgical Procedures, Elective: Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life-threatening medical problems as well as to alleviate conditions causing psychological stress or other potential risk to patients, e.g., cosmetic or contraceptive surgery.Preoperative Period: The period before a surgical operation.Blood Transfusion: The introduction of whole blood or blood component directly into the blood stream. (Dorland, 27th ed)Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections: Infections caused by bacteria that show up as pink (negative) when treated by the gram-staining method.Nose: A part of the upper respiratory tract. It contains the organ of SMELL. The term includes the external nose, the nasal cavity, and the PARANASAL SINUSES.Laparotomy: Incision into the side of the abdomen between the ribs and pelvis.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Patient Discharge: The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.Surgical Flaps: Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region.Cardiac Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the heart.Clinical Protocols: Precise and detailed plans for the study of a medical or biomedical problem and/or plans for a regimen of therapy.France: A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.Multivariate Analysis: A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Anti-Infective Agents: Substances that prevent infectious agents or organisms from spreading or kill infectious agents in order to prevent the spread of infection.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Lower Extremity: The region of the lower limb in animals, extending from the gluteal region to the FOOT, and including the BUTTOCKS; HIP; and LEG.Intraoperative Complications: Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.Reoperation: A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Glycopeptides: Proteins which contain carbohydrate groups attached covalently to the polypeptide chain. The protein moiety is the predominant group with the carbohydrate making up only a small percentage of the total weight.Vancomycin: Antibacterial obtained from Streptomyces orientalis. It is a glycopeptide related to RISTOCETIN that inhibits bacterial cell wall assembly and is toxic to kidneys and the inner ear.Pain, Postoperative: Pain during the period after surgery.Postoperative Period: The period following a surgical operation.Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.Laparoscopy: A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Bacteria: One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.United StatesPractice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic: Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.BrazilCoronary Artery Bypass: Surgical therapy of ischemic coronary artery disease achieved by grafting a section of saphenous vein, internal mammary artery, or other substitute between the aorta and the obstructed coronary artery distal to the obstructive lesion.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
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... recurrence of the tumor or more tumors at a different site develop in approximately 20% of patients. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery ... The outcome for hemangioblastoma is very good, if surgical extraction of the tumor can be achieved; excision is possible in ... Sometimes these tumors occur in other sites such as the spinal cord and retina. They may be associated with other diseases such ... The treatment for hemangioblastoma is surgical excision of the tumor. Although usually straightforward to carry out, ...
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... is a recently developed technique in laparoscopic surgery. It is a minimally invasive surgical procedure in which the surgeon ... laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery (LESS), natural-orifice transumbilical surgery (NOTUS), and one-port umbilical surgery ( ... operates almost exclusively through a single entry point, typically the patient's navel. Unlike a traditional multi-port ... "Novare Surgical Systems, Inc. Announces First Ever Single Port Laparoscopic Kidney Removal (Nephrectomy) Using RealHand(TM) HD ...
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Laser Eye Institute is one of 7 sites involved in the Avedro clinical trials for patients with keratoconus Ophthalmic Surgical ... As of 2013, he is one the U.S. medical monitors for the medical device and pharmaceutical company Avedro, which has developed a ... Patient subjective visual function after corneal collagen crosslinking for keratoconus and corneal ectasia. J Cat Refract Surg ... Brooks, N; Greenstein SA; Fry KL; Hersh PS (2012). "Patient subjective visual function after corneal collagen crosslinking for ...
Jaundice may develop within 48 hours owing to the absorption of bile from peritoneal cavity. If the abdomen is drained, bile- ... stained fluid may be seen emerging at the drain site. Intravenous fluids should be started and adequate surgical drainage ... The patient who was previously convalescing satisfactorily may suddenly present with severe abdominal pain, fever and shock- ... Surgical loop connection relieves the obstruction distally. Roux-en-Y anastomosis "Stump blow-out". The Free Medical Dictionary ...
Approximately 3% of adult patients develop significant bleeding at this time which may sometimes require surgical intervention ... bleeding can occur when scabs begin sloughing off from the surgical sites. The overall risk of bleeding is approximately 1-2%. ... Tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure in which both palatine tonsils are removed from a recess in the side of the pharynx ... A degree of patient compliance is required, making it unsuitable for young children and anxious persons, who risk harm if they ...
Painful granulomas, caused by leaking sperm, can develop near the surgical site in some cases. Very rare complications include ... Be prepared to be driven home or to a hotel after the vasectomy reversal After the procedure, patients should perform the ... Occasionally, scar tissue develops at the site where the vas deferens is reconnected, causing a blockage. Depending on the ... Some patients gradually recover from this epididymal dysfunction. Those patients whose sperm continue to have problems may ...
... without the need for patients to travel beyond their local hospital. Surgical robot systems have been developed from the first ... the surgical room responds to the surgeon's voice commands in order to control a variety of equipment at the surgical site, ... Marketed for $975,000, the ZEUS Robot Surgical System was less expensive than the da Vinci Surgical System, which cost $1 ... "The Da Vinci Surgical System." Intuitive Surgical. http://www.intuitivesurgical.com/products/davinci_surgical_system/. Hanly, ...
The base and edges are microscopically examined to verify sufficient margins before the surgical repair of the site. If the ... or potential residual tumour once the surgeon informs the patient of the positive or narrow surgical margin on the surgical ... In a small proportion of cases, basal cell carcinoma also develops as a result of basal cell nevus syndrome, or Gorlin Syndrome ... If a 4 mm free surgical margin is obtained around a small tumor (less than 6mm), or a wider 6 mm free surgical margin is ...
Sex-related Disparity in Surgical Mortality among Pediatric Patients. Congenital Heart Disease 2006 May;1(3):77. Abstract Jan ... CQC website for heart surgery outcomes in the UK for 3 years ending March 2009 Aziz, Fahad (7 January 2017). "Pleurectomy". ... Techniques for repair of congenital heart defects without the use of a bypass machine were developed in the late 1940s and ... This is a surgical option involving a mini-thoracotomy for patients suffering end stage COPD due to underlying emphysema, and ...
Methods to decrease surgical site infections in spine surgery include skin preparation, use of surgical drains, prophylactic ... given in abdominal surgery or patients known to have a heart defect or mechanical heart valves that are at risk of developing ... Whether any specific dressing has an effect on the risk of surgical site infection of a wound that has been sutured closed is ... Of operative risk factors, surgical site is the most important predictor of risk for PPCs (aortic, thoracic, and upper ...
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Patients with "preleukemic" conditions, such as myelodysplastic syndromes or myeloproliferative syndromes, who develop a ... December 2006). "PET-imaging as a useful tool for early detection of the relapse site in the management of primary myeloid ... Burns A (1811). Observations of surgical anatomy, in Head and Neck. London: Royce. p. 364. King A (1853). "A case of chloroma ... In one review of 24 patients who developed isolated chloromas after treatment for acute myeloid leukemia, the mean interval ...
... multiple ascending dose trial in up to 44 FSHD patients at multiple sites in the European Union. The exploratory trial is ... this trial will be an important step in our plan to develop new medicines that will have a meaningful impact for patients by ... Scapular fusion: surgical fusion of the scapula to the thorax. Scapular bracing: a scapular brace helps stabilize the shoulder ... aTyr Pharma First FSHD Patient Study of ResolarisTM -- First Physiocrine-Based Therapeutic Administered to Patients."The Phase ...
It usually develops in those patients who have had half or more of their small intestines removed. Diarrhea is the main symptom ... Short bowel syndrome (SBS, also short gut syndrome or simply short gut) is caused by the surgical removal of part of the small ... After the first surgery, Crohn's usually comes back at the site where the diseased intestine was removed and the healthy ends ... A fistula can develop between two loops of bowel, between the bowel and bladder, between the bowel and vagina, and between the ...
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... and preparing a home program for the patient. Six weeks to three months following the procedure the patient will attend ... Post-Surgical Rehabilitation[edit]. Outcomes following a SDR can vary based on the number of nerves cut during surgery, joint ... Three to six months focus on all previous therapies with emphasis on developing proper gait mechanics. At this point, frequency ... Anderson reported that another 16-year-old patient of his is considering undergoing the rhizotomy, but that patient ...
... this method allows institutions with low demand for PET to provide on-site imaging, instead of referring patients to another ... Three different PET contrast agents have been developed to image bacterial infections in vivo: [18F]maltose,[19] [18F] ... Khan, FR; Henderson, JM (2013). "Deep Brain Stimulation Surgical Techniques". In Lozano, AM; Hallet, M (eds.). Brain ... Managing Patient Does, ICRP, 30 October 2009. *^ de Jong PA; Tiddens HA; Lequin MH; Robinson TE; et al. (May 2008). "Estimation ...
... may contaminate a surgical site. An antimicrobial surgical glove with chlorhexidine on its inner surface has been developed. We ... thereby decreasing the risk of surgical site infection (SSI) and increasing patient safety. Further clinical studies are needed ... Bacterial Hand Flora during Surgical Procedures with a New Antimicrobial Surgical Glove. Surgical Infections, 15 (1). pp. 43-49 ... Suppression of Surgeons Bacterial Hand Flora during Surgical Procedures with a New Antimicrobial Surgical Glove ...
Overweight and Obese Pediatric Patients Have an Increased Risk of Developing a Surgical Site Infection. Blackwood, B. P.; Gause ... Research InnovationPublications Overweight and Obese Pediatric Patients Have an Increased Risk of Developing a Surgical Site ... file and single-center reviews identified surgical patients (2-18 years) who developed SSIs. Patients were classified as ... RESULTS: National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric review identified 66,671 patients and 1,380 SSIs. Seven ...
Decreasing surgical site infections by developing a high reliability culture. Get Citation Pettis AM. AORN J. 2018;108:644-650. ... Patient engagement with surgical site infection prevention: an expert panel perspective. Get Citation Tartari E, Weterings V, ... Patient Safety Primers Surgical Site Infections Infections after surgery are common and frequently lead to hospital readmission ... Surgical site infections are a persistent and costly challenge to patient safety. These guidelines provide recommendations to ...
Decreasing surgical site infections by developing a high reliability culture. Get Citation Pettis AM. AORN J. 2018;108:644-650. ... This article explores how high reliability concepts can support the reliable use of best practices to prevent surgical site ... Surgical Complications 13 * Intraoperative Complications 3 * Retained Surgical Instruments and Sponges 2 ... Quality and patient safety teams in the perioperative setting. Get Citation Serino MF. AORN J. 2015;102:617-628. ...
... clinicaltrials.gov To analyze the outcomes of surgical treatment of patients with spinal metastases in spine unit in AUH ... Home » Topics » Surgical treatments » Research » Outcomes of Surgical Treatment of Patients With Spinal Metastasis in AUH ... Site developed by Alacrify Ltd. . ... surgical treatment of patients with spinal metastases in spine ... Outcomes of Surgical Treatment of Patients With Spinal Metastasis in AUH. 2019-10-07 08:56:56 , BioPortfolio ...
... clinicaltrials.gov Hyperglycemia is common in critically ill patients and associated with an adverse outcome. Thus, glycaemic ... Home » Topics » Public Health » Research » Feasibility of Tight Blood Glucose Control With the Space TGC System in Surgical ICU ... An increasing number of intensive care patients are surviving critical illness, but many develop mental, cognitive and physical ... More From BioPortfolio on "Feasibility of Tight Blood Glucose Control With the Space TGC System in Surgical ICU Patients". * ...
CDC investigated a cluster of surgical site infections in Ohio in October 2015. All patients had received an amniotic tissue ... Of the 9 Ohio patients who received it, 2 developed infections with M. hominis. Amniotic tissue, obtained from the innermost ... Mycoplasma hominis Surgical Site Infections Following Receipt of Amniotic Tissue Product-Ohio, 2015: ... Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link ...
... at least 20 vials from this donor were used in 14 patients. Of these, 4/14 (29%) developed surgical site infections, including ... We investigated a cluster of M. hominis surgical site infections in patients who underwent spine surgery, all associated with ... Site-versus-site comparisons demonstrated a high level of consistency for the Carba NP assay, with just 3/21 site comparisons ... Clinicians should be aware that M. hominis can cause surgical site infections, and may not be detected by routine clinical ...
Home , In the News , 2017 , September , One In Three Patients Develop Fibromyalgia After A Surgical Mesh Implant, Warns Patient ... develop fibromyalgia after a mesh implant. One in three patients develop fibromyalgia after a surgical mesh implant, warns ... One In Three Patients Develop Fibromyalgia After A Surgical Mesh Implant, Warns Patient Support Group. Thursday 7 September ... One in three people who have had a surgical mesh implant to treat incontinence, prolapse or hernia go on to develop ...
Some patients may, however, develop narrowing (stenosis) or dilatation at the previous coarctation site. All patients with ... Surgical Approach to Coarctation of the Aorta and Interrupted Aortic Arch at eMedicine Brant, William E.; Helms, Clyde A., eds ... After a coarctation repair 20-60% of infant patients may experience reoccurring stenosis at the site of the original operation ... This procedure is most common in infant patients and is uncommon in adult patients. In a study conducted by Koller et al., 10.8 ...
She later died from a mechanical ileus which developed at the surgical site. ... pSS patients may also present with extraglandular features. A rare case of mesenteric panniculitis in a patient with pSS will ... Several patients had coexisting benign diseases, including SLE. Our patient was referred to general surgery for consideration ... Herein, an unusual case of mesenteric panniculitis in a patient with primary Sjögrens syndrome will be presented. The patient ...
Plus Sutures for preventing surgical site infection (MIB204) NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on Plus ... National Early Warning Score systems that alert to deteriorating adult patients in hospital (MIB205) NICE has developed a ... Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical site infection (MIB197) Advice on the use of Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical ... NephroCheck test to help assess the risk of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients (MIB156) Advice on the use of ...
proportion of patients having developed organ space surgical site infections (SSIs) by postoperative day (POD)30 ... Surgical site infection. 116. All. 16 Years to 65 Years (Child, Adult, Older Adult). NCT03773224. mansoura67. December 20, 2018 ... rate of patients able to return home on the day of the intervention ... Satisfaction of the patient. 140. All. 20 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult). NCT03481517. 201710064RINB. April 23, 2018. ...
No identifiable patient or surgeon data are transmitted to the DICON Surgical Database. Data definitions and data collection ... The majority of data collection will occur through methods already developed and utilized by study hospitals. In brief, each ... Early Recognition and Response to Increases in Surgical Site Infections Using Optimized Statistical Process Control Charts: The ... Early Recognition and Response to Increases in Surgical Site Infections Using Optimized Statistical Process Control Charts. ...
... one developed a hematoma but did not require intervention. There was 3% incidence of superficial surgical site infection and ... Pre-operative pain (CCS ,2) was present in 43% of IHR patients. Post-operatively, only 12.5% had a CCS,2. One patient died in ... Mean follow up was 6 months (range 1-12 months). Smokers constituted 22.2% of patients; 1.6% of patients were on steroids, and ... Sixty two patients with Physiomesh repair were identified, 33 VHR and 29 IHR (41% bilateral). Average age was 56.4 ±14.3, BMI ...
Surgical Site Infections, International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) Report, Data Summary of 30 Countries, ... Patient safety and quality of care in developing countries in Southeast Asia: a systematic literature review. International ... The effectiveness of high FiO2 in preventing postoperative surgical site infections in adult patients undergoing abdominal ... The effectiveness of high FiO2 in preventing postoperative surgical site infections in adult patients undergoing abdominal ...
... young people and children who are having a surgical procedure ... of patients undergoing a surgical procedure develop a surgical ... Evidence-based recommendations on preventing and treating surgical site infections for adults, ... Surgical site infections can have a significant effect on quality of life for the patient. They are associated with ... Most surgical site infections are caused by contamination of an incision with microorganisms from the patients own body during ...
Inconsistent application of infection control practices may contribute to differences in SSI rates and mortality of surgical ... Many patients developed surgical site infections (SSIs) in those days, and many died from them. ... Studies find that surgical patients who develop SSI are twice as likely to die as those who dont. These patients are also 60% ... Educate patients about the importance of not shaving, especially near the planned surgical site, before they come to the ...
Surgical site infection developed in one patient, and no patient needed reoperation. 【Conclusion】Detection of ascites in ... Three patients developed occlusion at the root of the superior mesenteric artery (type A) , and the remaining nine patients ... Patient 1 was a 68-year-old man who presented with an intra-mediastinal esophageal rupture. He developed severe sepsis and ... After 18h, the patient developed acute pyrexia. We immediately performed an enhanced CT scan, which showed a necrotic lesion in ...
A reasonable goal for this measure is to assure that patients requiring hair removal at the surgical site have hair removed ... The measures developed by the ASCQC include both outcome measures and process measures. An outcome measure assesses patients ... These measures are patient falls, patient burns, hospital transfer/admission and wrong site/wrong side/wrong patient/wrong ... DS: The appropriate surgical site hair removal measure addresses ASC admissions with surgical site hair removal with clippers ...
A surgical site infection, referred to as SSI, is a complication resulting from surgery. SSIs can develop when germs get in the ... For more information about patient safety at Childrens visit http://www.seattlechildrens.org/home/patients_families/patient_ ... surgical wound. A patient that develops an SSI may have delayed healing from their surgery and may face a longer stay in the ... In the past three years alone, Childrens has reduced cardiac surgical site infections by 50%. ...
Most patients who have surgery do not develop an infection. However, infections develop in about 1 to 3 of every 100 surgical ... Surgical Site Infections. What is a surgical site infection (SSI)?. A surgical site infection is an infection that occurs after ... Site Information & Policies. Send Us FeedbackSite MapAbout this WebsiteCopyright, Reprint & LicensingWebsite Terms of Use ... Going Home Going Home. Home care instructions. We care about your safety and comfort after surgery and urge you to follow these ...
Gastric cancer patients with positive peritoneal cytology as the only marker of metastatic disease have poor prognoses. There ... In addition, only one patient developed a surgical site infection, and there were no other operative complications (data not ... bEight patients had S-1; one patient paclitaxel; and one patient nil else ... Saito H, Kihara K, Kuroda H, Matsunaga T, Tatebe S, Ikeguchi M. Surgical outcomes for gastric cancer patients with ...
3 patients had an early surgical site infection noticed during the 1 week follow-up appointment. None of the patients developed ... Presentation: Here we present a retrospective case series of 19 patients that underwent a limited incision primary hernia ... Results: Of the 19 patients, 1 had an early recurrence of the hernia. ...
... developed and maintains an extensive patient website, RT Answers (rtanswers.org); and created the Radiation Oncology Institute ... About the Society of Surgical Oncology:. The Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) is the premier organization for surgeons and ... Learn more at www.ASCO.org, explore patient education resources at www.Cancer.Net, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn ... "Our study is important because there is still some reticence among patients to use stool-based tests or have an invasive exam ...
  • When a patient has an illness that can be shared (contagious), healthcare workers, parents and visitors have to follow extra steps before entering the patient's room. (healthcanal.com)
  • After the patient's mouth is numbed, EXPAREL is injected around the surgical site and helps to reduce pain for several days. (prweb.com)
  • A surgical resident documented the patient's medical history, including repair of a hernia with placement of mesh. (medpro.com)
  • However, the choice of surgical approach should be based on the individual patient's pathology. (thejns.org)
  • Conductive systems only warm the patient where they make contact with the patient, while convective forced-air systems warm a larger surface area by blowing warm air over the patient's skin. (3m.co.uk)
  • Augmented fusion strategies, Lumbar osteomyelitis, Vascularized autograft ABBREVIATIONS ABBREVIATIONS CT computed tomography MRI magnetic resonance imaging Vertebral osteomyelitis is a relatively common disorder with a growing incidence in the adult population.1-6 Surgical treatment is indicated for patients who fail medical therapy or who present with neurological compromise, spinal instability, or significant deformity. (deepdyve.com)
  • This two-day intermediate level course is designed to enhance a therapist's fundamental understanding of surgical approaches for the cervical and lumbar spine in order to effectively develop progressive rehabilitation protocols. (healthclick.com)
  • Forty-two patients with rhinorrhea and/or otorrhea underwent high-resolution CT of the face or temporal bone and then had CT cisternography and radionuclide cisternography via lumbar puncture. (ajnr.org)
  • Although cisternography has minimal inherent risks, such as infection and lumbar CSF leak, it significantly increases expense and adds patient discomfort. (ajnr.org)
  • ASCO's Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) Study is a non-randomized clinical trial aiming to describe the performance of commercially available, targeted anticancer drugs prescribed for treatment of patients with advanced cancer with a potentially actionable genomic variant. (asco.org)
  • Based on clinical presentation, a diagnosis of linear milia en plaque was made. (jove.com)
  • Accurate, clear, and timely documentation of the clinical progression of patients is critically important in both acute and ambulatory care. (medpro.com)
  • Considering that the health record serves as a primary source of information as inpatient care transitions from provider to provider, insufficient or incorrect documentation of clinical information, date/time of treatment, and even a provider's clinical rationale for a course of treatment can have profound effects on the process of care for patients and the risk of liability for healthcare providers and organizations. (medpro.com)
  • and the intensity of many clinical signs and symptoms in an elderly patient with an infectious process are muted when compared to those in a younger person. (foodsafetynews.com)
  • 2 - 6 It is not well understood how these practitioners make clinical decisions in caring for patients in LRS or what barriers exist for teams functioning in LRS that affect decision-making. (aappublications.org)
  • We analysed a cohort of patients from northern NSW and Queensland with potential RSS bites or envenoming - defined by snake identification, a positive SVDK result in the tiger snake well, or any clinical or laboratory features of elapid envenoming without a diagnostic SVDK result. (mja.com.au)
  • Educational Case Studies are presented on this site to test the user's clinical skills. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • High-resolution, radionuclide cisternography and CT cisternography did not show bone defects or CSF leak for 12 patients (29%) who had clinical evidence of CSF leak. (ajnr.org)
  • The two studies enrolled a combined 1,330 patients, according to a website that tracks clinical trials. (xconomy.com)
  • How incorporating more virtual/hybrid trials and decentralized research into clinical development can better integrate healthcare into patients' real lives and accelerate approval of new medications. (xconomy.com)
  • 5 years in developing countries are estimated to be avoidable, with improvements in education for pediatric emergency management being a key factor. (aappublications.org)
  • In situ simulation in limited resource settings identified latent threats to effective pediatric patient care and provided a vehicle to develop shared mental models among multicultural and multidisciplinary teams, despite cultural differences in conceptualization of leadership and emergency decision-making. (aappublications.org)
  • Four consecutive adolescent patients presented to our pediatric surgical service with complex and recurrent pilonidal cysts. (ispub.com)
  • There is no universal consensus on the most appropriate treatment regimen for this particular patient group. (springer.com)
  • We reviewed and analyzed published data to determine the optimal treatment regimen for patients with peritoneal cytology-positive gastric adenocarcinomas. (springer.com)
  • Currently, there is no established consensus to direct treatment for patients with positive peritoneal cytology (PPC) as the only marker of metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma. (springer.com)
  • Dr. Peavy joined an exclusive group of doctors to offer The Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™) for gum recession treatment. (prweb.com)
  • Even with treatment, reactivation occurs by 1 year in 30-50% of patients. (harvard.edu)
  • Because soft tissue sarcomas are most common in adults, many treatment modalities are extrapolated from experiences in adult patients. (medscape.com)
  • While there is no doubt that the degree of improvement is greater than one would expect with placebo therapy, less than 50 per cent of patients respond to this treatment. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Surgical treatment, such as a sympathectomy, can help some people, but is often associated with serious side effects, so is not usually recommended unless other treatments have failed. (bad.org.uk)
  • It was evident that ongoing education, communication, and a reliable supply of implants and other surgical materials must be made available for improved fracture treatment to succeed. (google.com)
  • The use of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD), as a bridge to heart transplant (BTT), as a destination therapy (DT), or as a "bridge to recovery", has become an important option for the treatment of patients with advanced heart failure refractory to medical therapy. (escardio.org)
  • Discontinue infusion and administer treatment if a severe reaction develops. (nih.gov)
  • For this patient population, treatment includes systemic and/or regional therapy, local destruction (ablation/radiation), and embolization. (cancernetwork.com)
  • In this study we was abdominal ultrasound and additional investigations, for describe the surgical treatment of 13 patients with BMCNs example CT or MRI were performed as clinically indicated. (who.int)
  • Across inpatient and outpatient allegations, documentation missteps are most frequently noted in diagnostic, surgical, and medical treatment allegations - and these categories are fairly balanced, as shown in Figure 2. (medpro.com)
  • Further, high-severity surgical treatment claims involving documentation issues are more costly than those that do not involve documentation issues - total dollars paid per claim is 42 percent higher. (medpro.com)
  • This issue is noted in two-thirds of high-severity surgical treatment claims involving documentation, followed by content factors (inconsistent documentation among caregivers or altered information) and the actual mechanics of documenting (illegibility issues in paper charts, incorrect or inaccurately transcribed orders, etc. (medpro.com)
  • Through personalized treatment in partnership with the patient, we get to the root cause of disease and begin the journey towards long term health and wellness. (prweb.com)
  • She is a strong believer in the importance of diet, lifestyle and behavior changes as the primary treatment of most diseases and has helped thousands of patients reduce their disease burden, resulting in healthier lives. (prweb.com)
  • Only then can a comprehensive treatment plan be developed which may include nutritional analysis and supplementation in addition to medication, diet and lifestyle changes. (prweb.com)
  • ST. PAUL, Minn.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) (NASDAQ: CSII), a medical device company developing and commercializing innovative interventional treatment systems for peripheral and coronary artery disease, today reported financial results for its fiscal second quarter, ended December 31, 2017. (businesswire.com)
  • The introduction of Micro Crown gives physicians in Japan a cost-effective treatment option for this difficult-to-treat patient population. (businesswire.com)
  • After the treatment of PTs, a patient needs to have regular checkups. (news-medical.net)
  • Although the anterior-posterior combined approach can provide direct decompression, it is associated with morbidity, and the analysis showed no statistically significant benefit to patients. (thejns.org)
  • We have well-developed policies and procedures in place for immediate response to medical errors, disclosure of errors to patients and families, and clear systems for internal and external reporting of errors. (healthcanal.com)
  • This invention provides articulated surgical instruments for use in laparoscopic surgical procedures including, in general, a handle, an elongated shaft, and an articulated tip. (google.com)
  • The outcome data were correlated with patient and family reports of disrespectful and rude surgeon behavior as documented by the hospitals' Offices of Patient Relations for a period of two years prior to the targeted surgical procedures. (superdoctors.com)
  • Alpine Veterinary Hospital is a primary care full-service veterinary hospital offering complete medical, surgical and dental procedures for your pets. (localvets.com)
  • They offer cutting edge cosmetic and reconstructive procedures and have developed a number of innovative surgical techniques offered at few other facilities in the world. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • No wonder that digital or picture documentation of surgical procedures and live operations are increasingly gaining importance. (klsmartin.com)
  • Coding of observations and interviews yielded common themes: impact of culture on team hierarchy, impact of communication and language barriers on situational awareness, systematic emergency procedures, role delineation, shared cognition and resource awareness through simulation, logistic barriers to patient care, and use of recognition-primed decision-making by experienced clinicians. (aappublications.org)
  • These patients underwent multiple procedures during a time period range of 11 to 24 months without success. (ispub.com)
  • Of the 280,000 Japanese patients who undergo percutaneous coronary procedures each year, 10-20% have severely calcified coronary lesions. (businesswire.com)
  • Emphasis is placed on understanding the neuromuscular effects of specific surgical procedures and developing protocols by utilizing neurological assessment tools, manual therapy techniques and exercise selection for the various post surgical conditions. (healthclick.com)
  • Develop adaptable spinal rehabilitation techniques for nonfusion surgeries, fusion surgeries with or without hardware, anterior or posterior approaches and various adjunct injection procedures. (healthclick.com)
  • Our study is important because there is still some reticence among patients to use stool-based tests or have an invasive exam like colonoscopy to detect colorectal cancer," said lead study author Wen-Sy Tsai, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. (asco.org)
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgical techniques and tools are provided. (google.com.au)
  • Some sufferers will have the Koebner phenomenon, in which skin changes occur at the site of skin trauma. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Occasionally premature greying of hair can occur not only in vitiligo patients but also in their relatives. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Since severe delayed reactions have been known to occur, the patient should be observed and emergency facilities and competent personnel should be available for at least 30 to 60 minutes after administration. (drugs.com)
  • Ganglions can develop on or beneath the surface of the skin and usually occur between the ages of 20 and 40. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • An acute phase usually develops within 1 h of initiation of transfusion, but it may occur late during the transfusion or immediately afterward. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Sinks situated next to patient toilets in hospital rooms may be reservoirs for Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC), increasing the risk of dangerous germ transmission, according to new research published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. (elsevier.com)
  • This study, if validated, could have major implications for infection control," agree study authors, Blake Buchan, PhD, and Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD. "If sinks next to toilets are indeed a reservoir for KPC, additional interventions - such as modified hand hygiene practices and sink disinfection protocols - may be needed to stem the risk of transmission among healthcare providers and patients alike. (elsevier.com)
  • Discussions between patients and personal health care providers about hearing loss symptoms, tests, and ways to protect hearing might help with early diagnosis of hearing loss and provide opportunities to prevent harmful noise exposures. (cdc.gov)
  • Later on, children may develop symptoms related to problems with blood flow and an enlarged heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • If such signs or symptoms are present, the patient should be evaluated immediately. (drugs.com)
  • Affected patients demonstrate symptoms such as fever and chills, shortness of breath, chest pain or tenderness and a general feeling of ill health. (wisegeek.com)
  • Some patients become seriously ill within only a few hours, and others experience symptoms for several days before seeking medical attention. (wisegeek.com)
  • Patients predominantly present with myelopathic symptoms and intractable neck pain. (thejns.org)
  • 36% of eyes developed recurrent retinits, with a median time to recurrenc eof 7 months. (harvard.edu)
  • The median time of support in patients awaiting heart transplantation is around 300 days (IQR, 147-537 days). (escardio.org)
  • It has been shown that patients were readmitted, on average, 2.2 times during their 11-month median follow-up time. (escardio.org)
  • The majority of patients (58%) were women, and the median age at the time of neurologic presentation was 58 (range = 30-83 years). (ascopost.com)
  • Seven patients were enrolled (3 men and 4 women), median age was 62 years (range: 41 to 70) and received cell dosages ranging from 47,500 to 470,000 cells delivered transvitreally to the subretinal space through a retinotomy. (arvojournals.org)
  • However, while retrospective reports have demonstrated long-term survival in some highly selected patients with other histologies, including melanoma and breast cancer, the application of hepatectomy in these patients remains controversial. (cancernetwork.com)
  • This was undertaken in our retrospective, single-centre, consecutive case-control study in a single patient population of a university clinic in northern Germany. (iospress.com)
  • ASCO Practice Central helps oncology professionals navigate a complicated and ever-changing practice environment-while providing high-quality patient care. (asco.org)
  • ASCO University serves as a comprehensive eLearning and mobile learning center that supports lifelong learning for physicians, advanced practice providers, and patient educators at every stage of their careers. (asco.org)
  • As a result, Dr. Peavy and his team uses sedation techniques and local anesthesia to provide a relaxed and virtually pain-free surgical experience at their practice. (prweb.com)
  • He completed his higher surgical training in the Wessex Deanery in the UK, in addition to obtaining training at the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in India, to achieve excellence in surgical practice based on good knowledge, highly developed technical skills, dedication and advanced communication to deliver a high standard of care. (google.com)
  • His practice is based on good knowledge, advanced surgical skills, dedication and communication to deliver a high standard of care. (google.com)
  • She currently maintains a very busy surgical practice as well as being a wife and mother of two young children. (podbean.com)
  • Her focus has been obesity medicine for both bariatric patients and as part of her primary care practice. (prweb.com)
  • Screening for colorectal cancer can be life-saving, but Americans still lag behind Federal government screening goals because current screening options can be inconvenient and uncomfortable for patients. (asco.org)
  • Esophageal atresia, with or without tracheoesophageal fistula, is a fairly common congenital disorder that family physicians should consider in the differential diagnosis of a neonate who develops feeding difficulties and respiratory distress in the first few days of life. (aafp.org)