News tagged with anesthesiologist

Texas OKs experimental stem cell therapy rules

The Texas Medical Board on Friday approved new rules on experimental stem cell therapies such as the one Gov. Rick Perry underwent during back surgery last year, despite objections they don't do enough to protect patients ...

Apr 13, 2012
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Older anesthesiologists have higher litigation rates

(HealthDay) -- Anesthesiologists over the age of 65 years have a higher frequency of litigation and greater severity of injury than their younger counterparts, according to an article published in the March ...

Feb 25, 2012
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Pre-surgery exam rates vary widely among hospitals

Hospitals vary greatly in the number of patients who see an internal medicine specialist before major non-cardiac surgery, with rates ranging from five per cent of patients to 90 per cent, new research has found.

Dec 21, 2011
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Chile girl dies after split from conjoined twin

(AP) -- A 10-month-old girl who was surgically separated from her conjoined twin died Sunday after suffering general organ failure, said the director of a Chilean children's hospital.

Dec 19, 2011
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Chilean twins in delicate condition post-surgery

(AP) -- Conjoined twin girls who were separated in a 20-hour operation were in critical condition on Friday and one was in danger of dying, according to the director of the Chilean hospital where they are ...

Dec 16, 2011
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It takes a team to remove large, aggressive tumors

(Medical Xpress) -- No cancer surgery is easy, but the two operations David Bieszke underwent at Loyola University Hospital to remove an aggressive, 10-inch tumor were especially challenging.

Jul 26, 2011
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