Misc. Surgery News

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2/15/2018
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10/25/2017
Conjoined Twins Separated in Medically, Ethically Complex Surgery

One child was dependent on her sister and had little chance of survival

10/24/2017
Does Time of Neurosurgery Matter?

After-hours operations tied to more complications, study says

10/23/2017
Easy Fix for Post-Op Shivers?

Acetaminophen during surgery might reduce common complication, study says

10/23/2017
Incision Length Linked to Pain After Cesarean

Too short or too long may up discomfort, study suggests

10/20/2017
Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk

10/19/2017
People Deemed Better Looking, Better Off After a Nose Job

But the study only included patients who achieved 'ideal' results

10/17/2017
Weight-Loss Surgery May Curb Risk for Certain Cancers

Endometrial and breast tumors were less likely among obese women who had the procedure

10/13/2017
More Women Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

Report highlights dramatic increase, notable trends

10/11/2017
Are Women Surgeons Better Than Men?

Actually, there's little difference in patient outcomes, study finds

10/9/2017
Penicillin Misconceptions May Raise Post-Op Infection Risk

Many patients wrongly report a drug allergy, leading doctors to use inferior meds, study finds

10/9/2017
Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck

Aggressive surgery for breast cancer might cause women to miss over a month of work

10/5/2017
Limiting 'Cold Time' Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant

Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests

10/2/2017
Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal?

Goal is to only perform one procedure, skin cancer specialist says

9/27/2017
Post-Op Opioids: How Much Is Enough?

Certain surgeries require longer prescriptions, researchers say

9/21/2017
One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results

Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds

9/20/2017
Weight-Loss Surgery May Leave Some Anemic

It's a common problem, but one easily solved with long-term follow-up