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Continuous Midline Laparotomy Closure: Suture Techniques
Midline Laparotomy and Suturing Techniques Over several generations of surgeons, the mass-layer single stitch suture has been the most commonly…Read More »
Cervical Cancer: Effects on Patient
Physical, Emotional, and Social Effects Of Cancer Cancer and its treatment cause physical symptoms and side effects, as well as…Read More »
What is the Difference Between Cancer Grade and Cancer Stage?
Cancer Grade and Cancer Stage Doctors use diagnostic tests like biopsies and imaging exams to determine cancer‘s grade and its stage. The stage…Read More »
Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Complications
Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland) is a condition in which your thyroid gland does not produce enough hormones. Common signs of…Read More »
Abdominal Incisions and Anatomy of the Abdominal Wall
The choice of abdominal incision is mainly dependent on the area that needs to be exposed, the elective or emergency…Read More »
Prediabetes May Sound Harmless, But New Research Warns That It’s Not a Benign Condition.
Prediabetes May Not Be as Benign as Once Thought People with prediabetes were significantly more likely to suffer a heart…Read More »
Type 1 Diabetes (Juvenile Diabetes or Insulin Dependent Diabetes)
Type 1 Diabetes Overview Diabetes is a metabolic disease that affects many parts of the body. Depending on the type…Read More »
Understanding Blood Pressure (BP) Readings: What is the High Blood Pressure Range?
What Do Your Blood Pressure Numbers Mean? Blood pressure is a measure of the force that your heart uses to…Read More »
Trocar Site Hernia (Port Site Hernia): Definition, Classification, Pathogenesis
In 1987, Mouret performed the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy dramatically changing surgical practice. The performance of abdominal laparoscopic surgery increased and…Read More »
Diabetes Tests for Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Prediabetes
You’ll need to get your blood sugar tested to find out for sure if you have prediabetes or type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes. Testing…Read More »