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Best device for DVT prophylaxis remains unclear

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – How intermittent pneumatic compression compares to graduated compression stockings for preventing deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is still unclear, according to a systematic review published online January 15th in the Annals...

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Endovascular aortic repair offers many short-term benefits over open surgery

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Endovascular surgery on the descending thoracic aorta offers many advantages over open surgery, including fewer complications, a reduced risk of early mortality and a shorter hospital stay, the results of a meta-analysis...

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Simple ovarian cysts not linked to cancer in postmenopausal women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In women over 55, simple ovarian cysts are common, usually resolving or persisting without progression, according to data from the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial (PLCO). The...