Tag: "drain" at medical news
LSUHSC microsurgeon performs 1st ever eyelid reattachment
...cinal leeches were applied to the surgical site to drain
excess blood and improve circulation in the surrounding area until the reconnected blood vessels were strong enough to function on their own. The leeches were used for four days. The reattached tissue must be closely monitored to determine the degr...
4-MDCT 'excellent technique' for evaluating kidney donors
...e cases (93%). For renal veins specifically, which drain
blood from the kidney, the results correlated in 91 of the 94 cases (96%). According to the study's authors, the information that 4-MDCT can supply is vital to a transplant operation. "Renal transplantation is the only hope for patients with end-stag...
Scientists pinpoint flaw, offer new promise for stroke treatment
...eurons directly. It's a little bit like a powerful drain
cleaner that not only clears out a clog in a pipe but also eats through the pipe and then damages nearby structures. "TPA is a two-edged sword capable of both beneficial and harmful effects when given for ischemic stroke," says Griffin. The adminis...
Promising new strategy for Swedish medical research
...seases amongst the younger generation, which are a drain
on the general economy as well as on the individual's well-being. This includes infections, asthma, allergies and obesity. By combining a biological perspective with web based lifestyle information, "LifeGene" will open up new possibilities for a gre...