News tagged with surgeons
Chicago: Women suspected of having breast cancer now have more reasons to be diagnosed with a needle biopsy instead of a traditional open surgical biopsy. Besides avoiding the risks and discomfort of an open surgical procedure, ...
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Lack of control over operating rooms and other resources as well as a lack of work-life balance are among the main reasons general surgeons may be dissatisfied with their jobs, a new study ...
Surgery Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Top box office films last year showed more onscreen smoking than the prior year, reversing five years of steady progress in reducing tobacco imagery in movies, according to a new UCSF study.
Health Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New comprehensive guidelines for the pre- operative care of the nation's elderly patients have been issued by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). The joint guidelines—published ...
Surgery Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Physicians offer new procedure to manage fecal incontinence, an underreported and debilitating condition
Fecal incontinence, or the inability to control the bowels, is a highly underreported and stigmatized condition, according to colorectal surgeons at Loyola University Health System (LUHS).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Robotic surgery though the mouth is a safe and effective way to remove tumors of the throat and voice box, according to a study by head and neck cancer surgeons at the Ohio State University ...
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There's a novel way to remove a gallbladder: Use a surgical robot to take it out through the navel.
Surgery Sep 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—With traumatic injuries claiming almost six million lives a year, improvements in care, including in the challenging areas of brain and bone injuries, and haemorrhage, are urgently needed. ...
Health Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Spinal injuries are among the most disabling conditions affecting wounded members of the U.S. military. Yet until recently, the nature of those injuries had not been adequately explored.
Surgery Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The largest U.S. multicenter study of living kidney transplant donor chains showed that 46 percent of recipients are minorities, a finding that allays previous fears that these groups would be disadvantaged by expansion of ...
Other Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the largest study of its kind, living donors who had a kidney removed through a single port in the navel report higher satisfaction in several key categories, compared to donors who underwent traditional multiple-port ...
Surgery Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital are one step closer to understanding why plaque bursts in coronary arteries and causes heart attacks.
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Obama administration is urging a new focus on preventing suicides, especially among military veterans—and is beefing up the nation's crisis hotline to help.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men and women who undergo joint replacement procedures, as well as those who have significant fractures, tend to be at an increased risk of developing pulmonary emboli (PE), blood clots that travel to the lungs where they ...
Surgery Sep 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Postoperative complications are the most significant independent risk factor leading to 30-day hospital readmissions among general surgery patients, according to a new exploratory study published in the September issue of ...
Surgery Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0