Misc. Surgery News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/10/2017
Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study

They're four times more likely to need more time in intensive care, three times more likely to be readmitted

8/7/2017
Angioplasty Outcomes Almost Equal Among Hospitals

'Safety-net' facilities do as well as other hospitals with the artery procedure, researchers find

8/2/2017
Novel Procedure Improves Kidney Transplant Success

May allow more patients to get donor organ, study finds

8/2/2017
2 of 3 U.S. Patients Keep Unused Painkillers After Surgery

Saving leftover pills, and not storing them correctly, could lead to opioid misuse or abuse, researchers warn

7/26/2017
New Surgery May Fix Tough-to-Treat Rotator Cuff Tears

Procedure could offer option for otherwise irreparable shoulder injury, surgeons say

7/24/2017
Obese Don't Have to Lose Weight Before Joint Replacement: Study

It's ideal to drop pounds first, but the procedure's benefits may outweigh risk if you can't

7/21/2017
Surgery for ACL Tear Often Successful Over Long Term

Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, study finds

7/20/2017
Laser Therapy Shows Promise Against Eye 'Floaters'

These spots in vision can increase with age, researchers note