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Article ID: 695070

Breast Cancer Survivors Aren’t Getting Recommended Number of Mammograms Post-Surgery, Study Finds

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

A new study in JNCCN finds that, contrary to screening recommendations, mammography rates decline over time as women get further out from their breast cancer diagnosis; African-American women in particular were less likely to receive the recommended amount of screening.

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Article ID: 694970

New Clues Found in Cause of Early Lung Transplant Failure

Northwestern University

Among organ transplant patients, those receiving new lungs face one of the highest rates of organ failure and death compared with people undergoing heart, kidney and liver transplants. One of the culprits is inflammation that damages the newly transplanted lung.

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23-May-2018 4:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695027

Real-Time Proteomics May One Day Speed Up Cancer Surgery

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

French researchers have developed a device that painlessly ionizes the top few microns of skin for analysis by mass spectrometry. The device is being tested to make surgery more efficient in pet dogs with sarcoma.

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23-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695016

Robotically Controlled Digital Microscope Provides Neurosurgeons New Visualization System in Operating Room

Mount Sinai Health System

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Mount Sinai Health System is one of the first hospitals in the country to use Modus V™, a hands-free, robotically controlled digital microscope that provides advanced visualization in the operating room

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Article ID: 694410

AVATS Surgery Shown to Be Option for Patients Deemed “Inoperable”

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

A new study demonstrates that awake video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (AVATS) – a minimally invasive procedure that is done under local anesthesia and sedation – is a safe and effective alternative for patients with poor lung function and lung cancer who would normally be precluded from having surgery due to its risks. The study was presented at the 2018 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

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Article ID: 694951

UT Southwestern Surgeons Among World’s First to Repair Aortic Arch Aneurysm with Leading-Edge Technique

UT Southwestern Medical Center

James Isbon was the second patient in the United States and the seventh in the world to have an aneurysm, or bulge, in the aortic arch above his heart repaired in a novel and minimally invasive way.

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22-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Loyola Named to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network

Loyola University Health System

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation has added Loyola University Medical Center to its Care Center Network of centers with expertise in accurately diagnosing and treating patients with pulmonary fibrosis.

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Article ID: 694933

New Technology Could Increase Supply of Usable Donor Lungs

Loyola University Health System

An investigational technology called ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) potentially could increase the organ supply for lung transplants by providing a more informed evaluation of lungs that otherwise would be deemed ineligible for transplant

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Article ID: 694741

To Have or Not to Have…Your Left Atrial Appendage Closed

Mayo Clinic

Each year in the U.S., more than 300,000 people have heart surgery. To reduce risk of stroke for their patients, surgeons often will close the left atrial appendage, which is a small sac in the left side of the heart where many blood clots form, during these surgeries. Mayo Clinic researchers report today in JAMA that adding this procedure is likely the right choice for certain patients but not all.

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