News tagged with annals of surgery

Lighting up can bring you down in colorectal surgery

Infection, pneumonia, blood clots and kidney failure are all possible complications after any major surgery. A new study shows that smoking boosts the risk of such complications following some of the most common colorectal ...

Sep 24, 2013
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Post-CABG risk of death increased for blacks with PAD

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), the risk of death is higher for those with peripheral artery disease (PAD), particularly for black versus white patients, according ...

Jul 01, 2013
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Fit for surgery?

(Medical Xpress)—Age should not be a barrier to having an operation, fitness should be the key measure, is the finding of new research from Newcastle University.

Jun 12, 2013
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