Heisler et al. Mayo Clinic Proceedings Feb 2010 Article Re: Complication Rates in Patients undergoing Vaginal Hysterectomies

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Dr. Christine Heisler, female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgeon at Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, discusses complication rates between local and referral patients undergoing vaginal hysterectomy at Mayo Clinic; this study was published in the February 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Rape with Extreme Violence: the new pathology in eastern DR Congo

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Rape with extreme violence characterizes the deliberate and mutilating assaults on women in girls by militia in eastern DR Congo. Through the lens of the Panzi Hospital in South Kivu, we discuss the medical and socioeconomic impact of REV, and highlight some of its underlying factors. Dr. Mukwege, short-listed for the Nobel Peace prize for the second time this year, offers powerful first-hand experience as as founder and director of the Panzi Hospital. "We don't lose hope...I know that with...

Inguinal hernia repair without mesh-New technique

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“Complete cure from groin hernia is now possible with Dr.Desarda's inguinal hernia repair technique.......” Mesh is a foreign body. Therefore, its use in hernia repairs is known to cause all sorts of complications like pain, recurrence, infection etc. We have developed an innovative new technique of inguinal hernia repair without mesh. It uses your own body muscle for repair and gives virtually complete cure from inguinal hernia problem. An undetached strip of the external oblique...

This video shows recovery of David after his inguinal hernia repair done in India

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A STORY OF MR. DAVID FROM USA LOS ANGELES IS WORTH LISTENING: Mr. David said that he did not wish to insert a foreign body like mesh in his body for hernia repair. He had heard from his friends and well wishers and also read and learnt from the internet about complications of a foreign body or mesh and the chances of recurrences after mesh repair. He made an immense research on the internet for any available technique of hernia repair that does not use mesh. He found to his amazement that...

Dr. Leslie Cooper Jr discusses Nov 9 2009 Mayo Clinic Proceedings article on viral myocarditis

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Dr. Leslie Cooper Jr, Cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of viral myocarditis (article available at http://tiny.cc/SYGHi).

Medical Animation - Drug eluting stent

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Medical animation of drug eluting stent shows animation for Guidant, we show microscopic and macroscopic views through a picture-in-picture. Mechanism of action (MOA produced for medical companies, pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology, marketing agencies, medical professionals. For more information about medical animation visit http://www.scientificanimations.com