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Internal Intussusception, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia: Contributors to Obstructed Defecation Syndrome
A prospective study at Massachusetts General Hospital highlights the importance of excluding diagnoses that may contribute to obstructed defecation syndrome before considering surgical repair of intussusception.
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A decision aid created at Massachusetts General Hospital improved conceptual knowledge and understanding of risks among patients facing surgical aortic valve replacement, reducing their decisional conflict in choosing between a mechanical and tissue prosthesis.
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Noninvasive techniques are useful for indicating whether or not a drug is delivered to the tumor and effective. In this video, Bakhos Tannous, PhD, discusses research in molecular imaging that investigates how secreted luciferase could act as a probe to indicate the drug's efficacy.
Elevations in a hormone may be linked to abnormal blood flow, inflammation, and plaque in the heart. This study will evaluate whether blocking the hormone will improve cardiovascular disease in HIV individuals using heart imaging studies.