Misc. Surgery News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/10/2001
Eyeing a Surgeon

Be careful when choosing a laser clinic

7/9/2001
Shark Attack Victim Fighting Kidney Failure

8-year-old boy whose arm was bitten off now in stable but critical condition

7/9/2001
The Better to CEE You With

New cataract lens reduces incision size

6/14/2001
Play It Again, Surgeon

Music in the O.R. reduces patient anxiety

6/8/2001
Surgically Implanted Obesity Belt Approved

FDA gives nod to adjustable device that helps shed critical weight

6/7/2001
Practice Makes Perfect

Anesthesiologists use patient simulators to learn

5/22/2001
Office Surgery: Is It Safe?

Study suggests, yes, for most procedures

5/18/2001
More Men Leading With Their Fake Chins

Successful 'look' leads to increase in implants

5/10/2001
Tied Tubes Cut Cancer in High-Risk Women

Fewer ovarian tumors in those with BRCA gene

5/8/2001
Surgery No Savior for Severe Heartburn

Complications, cancer risk aren't lowered

5/4/2001
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Risk Not Just From 'Mad Cows'

Contaminated surgical instruments may have caused U.S. cases

5/2/2001
On the Other Hand

Take your time before carpal tunnel surgery