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Pleuritic chest pain, thrombophilia predict pulmonary embolism

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Clinical prediction rules for judging the likelihood of a pulmonary embolism (PE) could be improved, new research shows. Now the rules leave out certain variables that could help raise or lower suspicion, according to the...

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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...