Surgery

New medical device performs surface imaging in surgery

Surgery is not for the faint of heart. Armed with a steady hand, extensive knowledge of human anatomy, and first-hand experience, a surgeon's task leaves very little room for error. Designed with a surgeon's ...

May 20, 2014
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Procedure invasiveness ups spinal surgery readmissions

(HealthDay)—Thirty-day unplanned readmission rates following lumbar spine surgery increase with procedure invasiveness, with medical and surgical factors contributing to readmission, according to a study ...

May 13, 2014
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$2.3M payment in New York surgery death case

A plastic surgeon who has appeared on television to talk about the procedures she offers has settled with the family of a New York woman who died following a liposuction procedure.

May 12, 2014
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