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If hernias can’t heal on their own, why do mesh patches dissolve?
A hernia is a soft bulge that can be apparent on physical exam, caused by an organ having found its way to somewhere it shouldn’t be, usually through damage to a muscle lining that holds the organ in ...
Patches of Partial Albinism
In this site: https://www.myvitiligoteam.com/resources/albinism-vs-vitiligo-whats-the-difference, at the header "Partial Albinism vs. Vitiligo" it says that Partial Albinism(which I think is ...
What are the long-term side effects of betamethasone valerate medicated plasters used to treat a tendinopathy?
What are the long-term effects of betamethasone valerate medicated plasters used to treat a tendinopathy? I am mostly interested in treatment effectiveness as well as the long-term impact on the ...
Why can glyceryl trinitrate (a.k.a. nitroglycerin) patches cause severe headaches?
Glyceryl trinitrate (a.k.a. nitroglycerin) patches can cause severe headaches [1,2]. Why?  Bokhari, Ali R., and George AC Murrell. "The role of nitric oxide in tendon healing." Journal of Shoulder ...
What are the long-term side effects of glyceryl trinitrate patches used to treat a tendinopathy?
Nitric oxide (NO) has been reported to help tendon healing [1,3]. One common way to deliver NO is via glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) patches. In the short run, glyceryl trinitrate can cause severe ...