the Hidden Gem series
more about TAVI, with current recommendations from the ACC and STS.
Diabetes as the agent for the decline of human civilization. Forget nuclear holocaust, or supervirus scenarios – the real cause of the destruction of humanity is type II diabetes from excessive calorie intake (obesity) and failure to get up off the couch.
Bogota Surgery.org as a source in a new article on the International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ)/ and TravelAbroad.com
Discussing today’s FDA statement on Silicone breast implants, and the risk of long term complications.. With a little heart surgery thrown in..
The second in our new series on Diabetes.. Today, I am asking for just one small change from my readers.. (and it’s something we briefly touched on before.)
What is the role of TAVI in aortic stenosis? Should this new therapy replace aortic valve replacement in low-risk surgical patients? What is the risk of widespread implementation of transcutaneous valve procedures in the general population?
The takeaway message from today’s discussion: If you have Aortic stenosis, symptoms or not – get your more recent echocardiogram, a list of all your medications, and as many medical records as you can get – and schedule an appointment with a cardiac surgeon for a second opinion.
A discussion and explanation of Aortic Stenosis, and the risks of untreated aortic stenosis. As a part of our discussion of new data on detecting and determining the optimal time for aortic valve replacement surgery.
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in a study out of Stanford University, researchers found that patients who underwent bariatric surgery at lower BMIs had better outcomes. Additional data presented at the same Orlando, Fl conference (this time from a hospital in from Greenville, SC) showed a significant decrease in myocardial infarctions, (heart attacks) and strokes in patients who underwent bariatric surgery.
HIPEC makes the news again – in the journal, Future Oncology. Why wait for the future, when we have our own resident expert as profiled in Bogota! a Hidden Gem guide to surgical tourism?