Articles tagged with "outcomes"

Is Fixation of Mandible Fractures Urgent?

Delay in repairing mandible fractures post-injury can be associated with technical challenges and complications, but a delay of up to five days has not been shown to compromise outcomes in terms of bony union and occlusion.

Are Routine Dissolvable Nasal Dressings Necessary Following ESS?

Nasal dressings have frequently been advocated to improve wound healing and prevent ongoing bleeding after endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). Initial experience focused on removable nasal packing materials; however, their adverse effect profile, such as pain/discomfort and mucosal trauma, has driven the development of absorbable biomaterials. Despite these developments, there is still little agreement on the optimal choice of nasal dressing or whether nasal dressings are required at all

When Is Surgery Indicated for Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism?

Once a rare symptomatic disorder characterized by kidney stones, bone loss, neuromuscular disorders and other hypercalcemic signs, PHPT is now appreciated to have a much higher incidence than previously thought, and to usually be only mildly symptomatic or even asymptomatic