WEBINAR – High-end hybrid operation rooms @June 19, 2013, 3:00 pm CET

About this Clinical Webinar In 2012, the University of Ulm in Germany established a high-end hybrid operating room in their Center for Surgery. Trauma, neuro, vascular as well as cardiac surgeons share the new operating room which combines the most-recent robotic 3D imaging system Artis zeego by Siemens with a modern OR table by Trumpf. … Continue reading

Hospital ‘superbug’ – ”carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae” (CPE)

  Sleep Walking in Super bug Crisis   Doctors are unsure how many patients have been killed by carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae. Hospitals in England are not required to officially report infections of a “superbug” capable of resisting our most powerful antibiotics, a BBC investigation has found. Cases of “carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae” (CPE) have shown a sharp rise. … Continue reading

Hand in Diagnosis

Clubbing In medicine, nail clubbing (also known as drumstick fingers and watch-glass nails) is a deformity of the fingers and fingernails associated with a number of diseases, mostly of the heart and lungs. Hippocrates was probably the first to document clubbing as a sign of disease, and the phenomenon is therefore occasionally called Hippocratic fingers. … Continue reading

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