News tagged with surgery recovery

Being married linked to better outcomes following surgery

Among more than 1,500 adults who underwent cardiac surgery, those who were divorced, separated, or widowed were more likely to have died or develop a new functional disability after the surgery compared with the married participants, ...

Oct 28, 2015
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Blood test might predict speed of recovery from surgery

(HealthDay)—Measuring the activity of subsets of white blood cells immediately after surgery might reveal which patients are likely to recover quickly and those who won't, a preliminary study suggests. The report was published ...

Sep 25, 2014
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Da Vinci's robot: Surgery is getting a renaissance

(Medical Xpress)—Robots are everywhere these days. They roam Mars, solve Rubik's cubes and vacuum our floors. Now, a robot named da Vinci is helping patients across the Penn State region get the major surgeries they need ...

Apr 25, 2013
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What you eat before surgery may affect your recovery

According to a new study, the last few meals before surgery might make a difference in recovery after surgery. Fat tissue is one of the most dominant components that make up the body, and fat tissue is always traumatized ...

Mar 21, 2013
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