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A new study in The New England Journal of Medicine compares the outcomes of coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) with and without cardiopulmonary bypass in the elderly. The research demonstrated “In patients 75 years of age or older, there was...

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Incidental Thyroid Cancer Rate High After Thyroidectomy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The rate of incidental thyroid cancer detected among patients who undergo thyroidectomy for apparently benign disease is unexpectedly high, especially in cases of nodular disease, according to a multicenter researcher...
A new study in The Lancet compares “the effect of donor age and cold ischaemic time on transplant outcome in kidneys donated after circulatory death versus brain death.” The research showed “Donor age older than 60 years (compared with...