News tagged with surgeons
(HealthDay) -- Robot-assisted and conventional laparoscopic partial nephrectomies have similar outcomes and complication rates, according to a study published in the July issue of The Journal of Urology.
Other Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The public's common image of a Botox patient is a middle-aged woman hoping to look more youthful through the minimally invasive procedure.
Other Jun 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Breast cancer, a double mastectomy and kidney cancer - in all, nine surgeries in three years - left Kathleen Bindyke feeling like a battered warrior. But she decided to put herself into better shape than when the ordeal began.
Cancer Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For patients undergoing surgery for spinal stenosis, the risk of complications is higher when the surgeon performs very few such proceduresless than four per year, suggests a study in the June issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeon ...
Surgery Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A surgical technology called Firefly is shedding new light on kidney cancers and helping doctors at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital remove tumors more safely and more efficiently while sparing the rest ...
Surgery Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers and surgeons from King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are piloting ‘touchless’ technology in the operating theatre.
Surgery Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cigarette smoking contributes to significantly higher hospital costs for smokers undergoing elective general surgery, according to a study published in the June 2012 issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. When r ...
Surgery May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
If racial and ethnic disparities in breast cancer exist, they are not due to differences in the use of imaging to assess the extent of tumors before surgery, according to new findings that will be presented by Fox Chase Cancer ...
Cancer May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Older, sicker, high-risk patients who undergo one of the most common treatments for prostate cancer get better results in larger, busier hospitals, according to new research by Henry Ford Hospital.
Surgery May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- New research suggests that combining two very different surgeries -- a hysterectomy and a tummy tuck -- is relatively safe, with no major complications seen in 65 women who had both procedures ...
Surgery May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The No Touch Breast Scan (NTBS), an infrared thermography modality, is not as reliable as mammography for detecting breast cancer, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the ...
Cancer May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Men rarely get breast cancer, but those who do often don't survive as long as women, largely because they don't even realize they can get it and are slow to recognize the warning signs, researchers ...
Cancer May 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Abdominal tumors involving both roots of the celiac and superior mesenteric artery (SMA) are deemed unresectable by conventional surgical methods, as removal would cause necrosis of the organs that are supplied by those blood ...
Surgery May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women who go through the menopause early are nearly twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life, suggests new research published today (25 April) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An international researcher based in Perth has found that workers who resign themselves to work in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than others with ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0