Treatments & Techniques
Microbubbles May Boost Response to Transarterial Radioembolization for the Most Common Form of Liver Cancer
In a first-of-its-kind clinical trial, researchers at Thomas Jefferson University demonstrated the safety of combining ultrasound-triggered microbubble destruction and transarterial radioembolization (TARE) to treat patients with hepatocellular carcinoma — and found that combining the therapies was nearly twice as effective as TARE alone.
A non-invasive prostate cancer test developed by miR Scientific, LLC, can definitively detect the disease’s presence — a major improvement on standard-of-care screening, which produces significant numbers of false-positive and false-...
Successful arthroscopic shoulder instability repair requires a carefully devised surgical plan focused on several technical aspects of the procedure, according to one expert.
The multi-year study showed medication and lifestyle changes are as effective as invasive procedures.
Genetic testing for certain cardiovascular diseases may provide insight for patient care.
Research was just given a convenience update. If you are an orthopedic specialist who regularly checks in with orthobullets.com — a free, online learning and collaborative physician resource — you can now enjoy its key take-home messages using the Orthobullets app....
A retrospective analysis shows that steroid-sparing therapy helps prevent perianal fistulizing complications by nearly 60%.
Endoscopic submucosal dissection was shown to be highly effective at removing superficial gastric tumors and is a viable option for patients around the globe.
In 2015, 1.3% of U.S. adults — around 3 million people — had diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.
While COVID-19 caused many to shy away from in-person visits with a healthcare provider, a Healthgrades study published in May notes that consumer confidence is on the upswing. The COVID-19 Patient Confidence Study, a weekly...