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RSNA: BMI Linked to Detection of Breast Tumor Larger Than 2 cm

November 21, 2017. 12:00 PM CST. BMI linked to detection of tumor larger than 2 cm among screen-detected and interval cancers Read article

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IDSA: Surgical Site Infections Up With Reported Penicillin Allergy

October 09, 2017 Increased risk of SSI was mediated by patients' receipt of alternative perioperative antibiotic

Urinary [TIMP-2]*[IGFBP7] May Predict AKI After Heart Surgery

October 05, 2017 Elevated levels of the two proteins can predict risk of acute kidney injury

Longer Progression-Free Survival for Durvalumab in NSCLC

September 11, 2017 Longer median progression-free survival from randomization, higher response rate with durvalumab

CABG May Be Best for Multivessel Revascularization in T1DM

August 30, 2017 Increased risks of coronary heart disease mortality, MI, repeat revascularization with PCI

AOSSM: New Surgical Option for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

July 26, 2017 Arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction restores shoulder function, aids return to sports, work

AOSSM: Activity, QoL Still Good 10 Years After ACL Repair

July 21, 2017 Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, researchers say

Idarucizumab Shows Reliable Reversal of Dabigatran

July 13, 2017 Effective for dabigatran reversal among patients with uncontrolled bleeding, undergoing urgent surgery

ASCO: Recent Drop in Additional Surgery Post Lumpectomy

June 06, 2017 Decrease was concomitant with 2014 consensus statement endorsing a margin of no ink on tumor

ATS: Cancer-Related Suicide Risk Highest for Lung Cancer Patients

May 24, 2017 Odds up four-fold compared to people in the general population

ASCO: Early Detection of Cancers Up Since Affordable Care Act

May 18, 2017 The exception was diagnosis of early-stage prostate cancer, which declined

ASCO: Nut Consumption Ups Survival in Stage III Colon Cancer

May 18, 2017 Survival benefits also seen with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say

Movies Can Replace Anesthesia for Children Receiving Radiation

May 09, 2017 Videos promote relaxation and stillness without medication, researchers say

AANS: Women Rising in Numbers of U.S. Neurosurgeons

April 25, 2017 Number of female neurosurgeons in academic leadership positions remains low

AACR: Cancer Burden Changing for Americans With HIV

April 05, 2017 AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

No Hemodynamic Benefit With Levosimendan After Cardiac Sx

March 23, 2017 No decrease in 30-day mortality for patients undergoing hemodynamic support after cardiac sx