For the first time in the United States, titanium bone-anchored implants were used to repair large annular defects during diskectomies.
Standardized mortality rates from substance use higher after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Increased risk seen for fractures of the hip, wrist, and pelvis, regardless of age.
Weight loss before transplantation associated with increased hospitalization LOS, graft loss, mortality.
Findings reinforce need for team approach to treatment decisions for heart conditions.
Patients were predicted to achieve their minimum weight at 24 months after ESG.
Prompt identification of Fournier gangrene is essential, as the condition can have numerous life-threatening complications such as multi-organ failure and death.
The FDA has issued a second complete response letter to Acacia Pharma regarding the New Drug Application for Barhemsys (amisulpride injection).
With Xvivo Perfusion System, surgeons can reassess lungs originally considered unsuitable for transplant.
Real-time risk score predicts incisional hernias following abdominal surgery.
Antibiotic prophylaxis did not significantly lower the risk of pelvic infection in low- and middle-income countries when administered before miscarriage surgery.
Non-smoking women who had a higher anxiety-sensitivity score were found to be at increased risk for developing postoperative nausea and vomiting.
Investigators conducted a meta-analysis to identify predictors of poor postoperative pain control with a goal of developing personalized care pathways to improve outcomes.
Persistent opioid use in opioid-naive adolescents and young adults undergoing surgery or dental procedures may be associated with long-term use of opioids by a relative.
Low complication rates for surgical management of pediatric thyroid disease at high-volume center.
Investigators assessed the relationship between overlapping surgery and mortality, complications, and length of surgery.
The quality of surgical outcomes varies widely across hospitals affiliated with the US News & World Report Honor Roll hospitals.
Mirtazapine administered preoperatively may prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting compared with placebo.
Agency has acknowledged that breast implants may contain materials that affect people’s health.
Medical interest in enhanced recovery after surgery has strengthened in recent years.