For cancer patients receiving radiation treatment during a surge in COVID-19 cases, adhering to the stay-at-home orders of quarantine is not always an option.
Using highly complex analytical techniques, a group of researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin were able to observe in detail how different metals are released from joint implants and accumulate in the surrounding bone tissue.
City of Hope surgical researchers are the first in the nation to open a clinical trial that could one day become an effective way to deliver chemotherapy to abdominal cancer patients who currently have very few treatment options.
How a valveless embryonic heart tube pumps blood is a long-standing scientific mystery. Thanks to innovations in light-based technology, fresh insights are now available into the biomechanics of mammalian cardiogenesis-;and in particular, the pumping dynamics of the mammalian tubular embryonic heart.
After above-knee amputation, there is the option of a prosthesis that is placed directly in the thigh bone (osseointegration).
A new study conducted by researchers at Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea, suggests that while having coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) during pregnancy has little effect on fetal or neonatal mortality, it can be associated with premature birth and sometimes severe outcomes for mother and baby, including death.
Osteopore International Pte Ltd, a Singapore-headquartered company leading the way in regenerative bone implants, is proud to announce the success of its technology in a new medical procedure that took place in Brisbane, Australia, in December last year.
Carolina Liquid Chemistries, Corp., an innovative leader in clinical diagnostics and drug screening, is now offering test kits for COVID-19 that have been granted Emergency Use Authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration, pursuant to Section 564 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
The use of computed tomography in outpatient computed tomography centers (OCTC) is entirely consistent with the clinical data and global best practices. This is also an effective tool for diagnosing the coronavirus infection COVID-19
New research published this weekinExperimental Physiologyfound that in prostate cancer survivors,a moderate bout of exercise kept the cell count of certain type of immune cells at a normal level, suggesting the exercise is safe for prostate cancer survivors.
As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, hospitals across the country cancelled elective procedures in an effort to flatten the transmission curve and prioritize personal protective equipment for frontline health care workers. Among those procedures were pediatric spine surgeries for patients with conditions like scoliosis and thoracic insufficiency syndrome.
For many with end-stage lung disease, lung transplantation has become a viable option to extend lives and improve the quality of life.
Two Columbia Data Science Institute graduates work for the startup Surgical Safety Technologies (SST), whose data-driven technology is helping hospitals become more efficient, streamlined and safer.