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A hip replacement may be in my near future; should I consider the direct anterior approach to hip replacement?
With the direct anterior approach, the surgeon utilizes an interval between muscles, retracting them without detaching or cutting through them to expose the bony anatomy of the hip. As such, the direct anterior approach has been promoted as a “muscle sparing” approach, in contrast to other...
Is it true that the warning signs for a heart attack for women can be different than men’s symptoms; if, so what do women need to know?
Yes, women can have a broader range of symptoms signaling a heart attack. Since cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in women in the U.S. and it kills more women than all cancers combined, it’s important that you and others (medical professionals included) become familiar with...
Palliative (pal-lee-uhtiv) care is specialized medical care for people of any age living with serious diseases or chronic serious illnesses.
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