“By John Gever, Senior Editor, MedPage Today Abnormally low sodium levels were much more common in children recovering from surgery when they were given hypotonic maintenance fluids, rather than isotonic fluids, according to the res
“By Neev M. Arnell (NaturalNews) A majority of the estimated four in 10 hospital websites in the United States that publicize the use of robotic surgery, tout the superiority of robotic surgery over conventional surgery, despit
“A New Jersey casino owned by Donald Trump is offering gamblers in New Jersey the chance to win a lump sum to spend on plastic surgery. The winner of the Nip, Tuck and Lift Sweepstakes at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City will receive $25
“ The first randomized comparison of gastric bypass and duodenal switch surgery, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, shows greater weight loss and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors with duodenal switch, but at the expens
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“By Jennifer Corbett Dooren and Anjali Athavaley (Dow Jones)--The Food and Drug Administration is proposing tougher regulations for surgical mesh products when used inserted through the vagina to treat a condition called pelvic org
“By Roni Caryn RabinThe odds that a Medicare patient will die after undergoing one of eight high-risk operations have fallen sharply, an analysis of medical records has found. Fewer hospitals are performing these procedures, and the hosp
“by Christina FrangouVancouver, British Columbia—Mayo Clinic researchers are calling for all young patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) to undergo preoperative testing for Lynch syndrome as the results can significantly alter surg
“By Christina Frangou“SCIP adherence was neither associated with a lower surgical site infection rate at the patient level, nor with lower hospital surgical site infection rates,” said lead author Mary Hawn, MD, MPH, associate prof
“by Christina FrangouWashington—For residents who are dreading next year’s American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE), there’s a new free study tool that’s much lighter to carry around than a textbook. Apple Inc.