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This medical record review assesses the safety and feasibility of using nonpledgeted sutures for patients undergoing heart valve replacement.
This pilot study assesses the accuracy of predictions made in 2001 by expert clinicians and researchers on technologic innovations in therapy for Alzheimer disease and cardiovascular disease by 2021.
This randomized clinical trial examines the incidence of incisional hernia in patients undergoing prophylactic intraperitoneal mesh implantation vs patients undergoing standard abdominal closure.
This study characterizes the extent and cost of the use of corticosteroid-eluting sinus stents between 2012 and 2017.
This Surgical Innovation describes the essential elements of an affordable, rechargeable, built-for-purpose surgical headlight for use in resource-constrained settings.
This bibliometric analysis assesses conflict of interest statements in articles published by physicians who receive the highest compensation from the surgical and medical device industry and the discrepancy between these reports and the Open Payments Database.
This case report describes a patient with new-onset cricopharyngeus muscle dysfunction after activation of hypoglossal nerve stimulation therapy.
This observational cross-sectional study assesses the magnets in 3 different dermatoscopes to determine their ability to disrupt the functionality of pacemakers, defibrillators, and other implanted devices in patients.
This Patient Page discusses how and why parents should limit time with their smartphones.
This pilot study of 85 lesions from 55 patients assesses the accuracy of a handheld imaging device that combines reflective confocal microscopy (RCM) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) to detect, diagnose, and estimate the depth of basal cell carcinoma in adults.
This study uses publicly available FDA summaries to analyze the quality of evidence in pivotal studies that support cardiovascular premarket device approval under FDA priority review from 2007 to 2017.
This multicenter study examines the clinical application of a 3-D printed biomaterial implant in septoplasty for patients with caudal septal deviations.
This review of medical records and survey study evaluates the safety and efficacy of a silicone intranasal airway device for maintaining airway patency in patients after rhinoplasty and nasal surgery.
This in vitro study examines artificial saliva vs saline solution and their association with the strength of common types of absorbable sutures used in oral surgery.
This From the Heart describes a resident balancing his health issues with a pacemaker and clinical responsibilities.
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