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Financial Toxicity Linked to QOL After Breast Cancer Surgery

Strongest correlation seen for BREAST-Q psychosocial well-being, with 0.89 change per unit change in financial toxicity score

FUS Subthalamotomy Studied in Asymmetric Parkinson Disease

Motor features improved with focused ultrasound subthalamotomy on the side opposite main motor symptoms

Adverse Events Up With Tourniquet Use in Knee Replacement

Rehospitalization Down With Remote Monitoring After Arthroplasty

Findings show significant reduction in rehospitalization rate for patients undergoing hip or knee arthroplasty

Good Outcomes Reported With Single-Position Lumbar Surgery

Bone Quality Linked to Complications After Spinal Fusion

Patients who developed complications had lower trabecular vBMD, fewer and thinner trabeculae at radius and tibia

Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Seems Safe During COVID-19

Links seen for severe pulmonary complications in COVID-19-positive patients with advanced tumor stage, critical care admission

Dislocation Risk After Hip Replacement Higher Than Thought: Study

Incidence of Dislocation After Hip Arthroplasty May Be Higher Than Thought

Age, sex, head size, fixation method, and surgical approach independently associated with dislocation risk

Factors Identified Tied to Resultant Oophorectomy With Ovarian Torsion

Awareness of these factors may promote ovarian-conserving surgery, the authors say

FDA Authorizes Use of Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

FDA Authorizes Marketing of EndoRotor System

Device provides minimally invasive way to resect and remove necrotic tissue in patients with walled-off pancreatic necrosis

Risk for Glaucoma Up After Cataract Removal in Infancy

Risk for glaucoma-related adverse events not influenced by primary intraocular lens implantation

Female Hormone Rx Not Tied to Retinal Vascular Occlusion

Outcomes Similar With Aflibercept, Vitrectomy for Vitreous Hemorrhage

No significant difference seen in mean visual acuity letter score over 24 weeks for patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy