Surgery

Secondhand smoke results in graft rejection

A new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation reveals that cigarette smoke exposure, in a cause-effect manner, results in graft rejection that would have been prevented by certain drug treatments.

Feb 23, 2012
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Think twice before knee surgery, study warns

(Medical Xpress) -- A La Trobe University study has shown that after knee reconstruction surgery, around 40 per cent of people do not return to their previous level of sports participation.

Mar 27, 2012
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Mexican man gets double arm transplant

(AP) — A Mexican man whose arms were severely burned by electricity became the first patient in Latin America to receive a double arm transplant, doctors said Thursday.

Jun 08, 2012
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