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Side effects of gases used for general anesthesia
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
General anesthesia is used to, as commonly said, “put a patient under” for surgery and other invasive medical or dental procedures. As explained by Dr. Arjun Desai and colleagues for Medscape, general anesthesia is a reversible state of unconsciousness in which the patients can...
Coronary Bypass Surger Obese Smokers
By: Lorraine Carter
Medical treatment should be available for everyone. As it stands now, there are millions of people without insurance, that cannot get the medical attention they need. Because of the governments standards, they don't qualify for any benefit programs. I know, I am one of these...
How to treat a ruptured bicep tendon
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Biceps tendon is the muscle that forms the anterior part of the upper arm and which contributes to the shoulder movements as well as the flexing and rotating movements of the forearm. The rupture of a biceps tendon can mainly occur near the proximal end...
How intracerebral hemorrhage is treated
By: Michael Smoker
An intracerebral hemorrhage occurs when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures, releasing blood into the surrounding brain tissue. Intracerebral hemorrhages differ from strokes in that, in a stroke, a blood vessel becomes blocked and no blood reaches certain parts of the brain. The end...
By: Tracy Blankenship
The coronary arteries begin just centimeters from the beginning of the aorta, at the aortic root. There are two main arteries, the right coronary and the left. As these encircle the heart, they branch off into smaller and smaller arteries and arterioles which bring...
By: Yan Leyfman
Governments' failure to legalize the selling of organs has created illegal kidney transplantation from living donors. As a result, moral issues have arisen concerning these transactions because kidneys are sold like marijuana covertly and illegally. A possible solution to this dilemma would be to follow...
By: Paul McLauren
ACL reconstruction is one of the more common knee surgeries being performed in orthopedic medicine today. ACL tears are a common sports injury and can be a career-ending injury in many athletes or weekend warriors. Most ACL injuries occur via a planting and twisting mechanism...
Gastric Bypass Surgery is it Safe
By: Nkechiye O.
I have personal experience with the surgery. My aunt recently had the gastric bypass, and lost over 200 pounds. The surgery has to be safe, since doctors all over the world agree to perform it. Is it the best idea? Of course it isn&rsquo...
By: R.A. Scott
We all know what surgery is. Do we all realize what invasive surgery is? Likely not so let us look at what invasive surgery is. Invasive surgery is, essentially, any surgery that breaks the skin. Now, most surgery is invasive but some surgeries can...
By: Perry McCarney
Lower back pain is a common complaint in today's world. It is one of the most common reasons for a person to visit their doctor and is the most common reason for disability under the age of 45. The lower back is the lumbar region...

 

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