Investigators compared rates of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia medication discontinuation in patients who underwent gastric bypass vs sleeve gastrectomy.
Multimodal nonopioid regimen of NSAIDs and muscle relaxants provides similar or better pain control than opioids in ACL and rotator cuff surgeries.
November and December 2021 FDA drug approvals include treatments for hepatitis B, achondroplasia, cancer, and polycythemia vera.
Overall survival longer with secondary cytoreductive surgery followed by platinum-based chemotherapy vs chemotherapy alone.
The FDA issued orders that restrict the sale and distribution of breast implants to ensure that patients are informed about the risks associated with receiving breast implants.
The ASA suggests presurgical strategies to avoid postsurgical opioid reliance.
The AANA has rebranded as the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology as part of a yearlong effort designed to advance the science of nurse anesthesiology and advocate for CRNAs.
The occurrence rate of BIA-ALCL following breast augmentation with textured implants is variable, with the reported lifetime risk ranging from 1 in 355 to 1 in 86,029 patients.
A team of investigators conducted a randomized controlled trial to assess outcomes following salvage endoscopic surgery vs radiation therapy in patients with resectable, locally recurrent nasopharyngeal cancer.
Sexist and racial/ethnic microaggressions against female and minority surgeons and anesthesiologists are prevalent and linked to burnout.
Adults undergoing complex GI cancer surgery have a lower risk for adverse postoperative outcomes when receiving care from high-volume anesthesiologists.
Primary effectiveness of no additional surgical or interventional procedures related to the device and acceptable heart blood flow function at 6 months, was achieved by 89.2%.
Mortality is increased for patients undergoing surgery within 6 weeks of SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to a study published online in Anesthesia.
Bariatric surgery was found to be safe for patients with congestive heart failure.
There is significant divergence between patients’, nurses’, and surgeons’ perceptions of breast cancer treatment knowledge.
Patients with kidney failure who receive a kidney transplant, including those with sickle cell disease, have lower mortality.
Deceased organ donation increased among some racial groups, particularly among Black people, from 1999 to 2017, but substantial racial and ethnic differences remain
Patients who have had bariatric surgery are at high risk of fractures due to bone loss, but now researchers say that resistance, high-impact and balance exercises can protect these patients from bone mineral density loss.
For patients with end-stage kidney disease, there has been little improvement in rates of waitlist placement or transplantation since 1997.
Listening to recorded music is associated with a significant reduction in anxiety and pain following cardiac surgery.