(HealthDay)—People with a serious heart valve defect have less depression and anxiety after they undergo surgery to repair the problem, a new study finds.
(HealthDay)—Patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who face amputation of a foot or leg can have their limb saved by minimally invasive surgery to improve blood flow, a new study suggests.
A team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has identified a set of characteristics - including differences in gene expression - that may indicate which patients recovering from severe burns are at greatest ...
(HealthDay)—For most pregnant patients with benign spine tumors, surgery can be postponed until after delivery, according to a study published in the Feb. 1 issue of Spine.
(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing posterior transtubular microscopic assisted spinal surgery, the postoperative infection rate is very low, according to a study published in the Feb. 1 issue of Spine.
(HealthDay)—More than nine in 10 epilepsy patients who had brain surgery to try to control their seizures are happy they did so, a new survey reveals.
(HealthDay)—For patients with painful degenerative disc disease and radiculopathy, undergoing anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery within six months of becoming symptomatic is associated ...