Treatments & Techniques
Deep Brain Stimulation at Some Frequencies May Be as Effective as Medication for Parkinson’s Disease
A new study offers hope for improving DBS treatments.
For some patients with degenerative bone disorders, the human monoclonal antibody denosumab can reduce BMD loss and the risk for fractures. Ongoing research is revealing the advantages and risks.
A tailor-made oncology treatment, CAR T-cell therapy promises to transform cancer care. But can its potential overcome its problems?
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%.
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