Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions managed by hand surgeons. Up to 5% of the general population experiences carpal tunnel syndrome at some time.
04 July 2018
Wernickeâs encephalopathy is an underrecognised and undertreated acute neurological condition.
26 June 2018
The retina is the tissue that lines the back of the eye, converting the visual image into a neural signal and performing the initial steps of visual processing. Damage to the retina through infection causes loss of vision that is often permanent.
20 June 2018
Pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS) is a technique used during IVF treatment to screen embryos for aneuploidy (numerical chromosomal abnormalities) prior to embryo transfer.
14 June 2018
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australian women.1 Twenty-two Australian women die from heart disease every day â 10 from a myocardial infarction.2-4
06 June 2018
ItÂ doesnât seem groundbreaking for primary care physicians to play a central role in a patientâs surgical journey, but itâs a concept that has only recently gained traction in the field of perioperative medicine.
30 May 2018
There has been a great deal of media interest in recent years about interstitial diseases of the lung caused by exposure to dusts in an occupational setting.1
30 May 2018
UNDERSTANDING MENChanges to PSA testing have led to confusion.
24 May 2018
Dr Carolyn Ee discusses a good result with a tricky pain caseDonald was a mystery to his specialists.A previously well man in his 70s,Â he had developed sudden-onset polyarthritis and synovitis after major surgery. The pain was quite disabling.
22 May 2018
The proportion of Australians characterised as overweight (BMI greater than 25kg/m2) or obese (BMI greater than 30kg/m2) has tripled since 1980, and 63.4% of Australian adults now fall into one of these categories.1