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Novel feeding tube uses endoscope for placement

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new feeding tube that’s inserted while attached to an ultra-thin gastroscope will avoid the potentially disastrous consequences of blind tube placement, researchers report in a December 28th on-line publication in...

Not suitable for obese patients

Body contouring

Yan Trokel, MD, Cosmetic Surgeon, Founder and Director The YAN Center for Corrective & Cosmetic Surgery, discusses body contouring using the “Zerona” device, a procedure not recommended for overly obese patients. Reading: Paul M, Mulholland...

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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation leaves 1 in 10 patients with kidney injury

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The incidence of acute kidney injury after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is higher than 10%, a Canadian study shows. As reported in an early online issue of the European Heart Journal, these injuries...