Tag: "anesthesia" at medical news
Circumcisions In Doctors' Offices As Safe As Those In Hospitals
...circumcisions under local anesthesia
and avoiding a trip to theoperating ...-room fee covered general anesthesia
and "global hospital fees," which included facilities, equipment and the sa...
Misdiagnosis Looms As Demand Increases For New Breast Cancer Biopsy
...phadenectomy. This major operation requiresgeneral anesthesia
with its attendant risks. It also often results in persistent numbness and tingling in the armpit and, in some patients, causesswelling of the arm to twice its size, requiring special care for life. The demand for the new biopsy also has prom...
Magnet Therapy Eases Severe Depression, Double Blind Study Shows
...stimulates the entire brain, is done under general anesthesia
andcauses painful convulsions and memory impairment that can last several months.rTMS directs a small electrical current induced by a strong magnetic field onlyon the prefrontal cortex behind the forehead. The treatment is repeated overshort time int...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Now Offers Microwave Thermotherapy For Treatment Of Prostate Disease
...duced need for surgery Usually requires only light anesthesia
Shortened procedure time (about an hour, compared to a two-hour surgicalprocedure) Outpatient procedure Reduced costs (compared to conventional surgery) Preserves sexual function Long-lasting results...
UI Researcher Determines Vital Sign Norms For Cesarean Section Procedure
...n women with high bloodpressures who have regional anesthesia
and are awake when their babies are born,the decre...se in the average blood pressure with the start of anesthesia
can beas much as 70 millimeters mercury." In healthy women who have general anesthesia
and are as...
Low-Tech Treatment Proves A Life-Saver In Research Breakthrough
...id Michael Matthay, M.D., professor ofmedicine and anesthesia
at UC San Francisco and a principal investigator in theten-city study funded by the National Institutes of Health. "This is the first major breakthrough in treatment of this devastating conditionin 32 years," Matthay said. "It is very gratifying to s...
New Short-Acting Anesthetics Cut Recovery Time
...according to Jeffrey Apfelbaum, M.D., vicechair of anesthesia
and critical care at the University of Chicago Med...ranging from $50,000 to $158,000 per site. "Better anesthesia
and minimally-invasive surgical techniques have made itsafe for many operations even some fairly co...
New Report Demonstrates That Following Guidelines Improves Clinical Practices, Reduces Liability Costs
...d after birth), perioperativeservices (surgery and anesthesia
combined) and emergency services. Fullcompliance ...uraging theuse of pulse oximetry with this type of anesthesia
across all settings. Over athree-year period, from 1994 through 1996, the percentage of cases in wh...
Identification Of Brain Areas Could Help Eliminate Side Effects Of Pain Medication
...ciousness as they try to improve pain control and anesthesia
safety. He adds, "The discovery of anesthesia
is only about 150 years old, and it is important to remember that for no anesthetic or opioid do w...
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