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New smartphone app successfully enables remote monitoring of surgical wounds
NEWS MEDICAL A new smartphone app called WoundCare is successfully enabling patients to remotely send images of their surgical wounds for monitoring by nurses. 6 hours
Medical News Today: All you need to know about hip flexor strain
MNT A look at hip flexor strain that can occur when the hip flexor muscles are overstretched or injured. Included is detail on surgery and... 24 hours
Detection and localization of surgically resectable cancers with a multi-analyte blood test
Science Magazine Earlier detection is key to reducing cancer deaths. Here we describe a blood test that can detect eight common cancer types through assessment of... 1 day
Statins to help prevent scar tissue in the eye?
SCIENCE DAILY According to a new study, statin medication seems to reduce the risk of repeated surgery in patients who undergo a vitrectomy to treat a detached retina. The researchers believe that... 2 days
Pretreatment improves outcomes in high-risk stage 3 melanoma, study shows
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Review explores consequences of genetic testing and cancer risk-reducing surgery
NEWS MEDICAL Genetic testing is commonplace for many inheritable cancer syndromes, and with that comes the knowledge of being a gene carrier for some patients. 2 days
Surgeon Left Scalpel in Veteran's Abdomen, Lawsuit Claims
LIVE SCIENCE A veteran in Connecticut is suing a Veterans Affair Hospital, claiming that someone left a scalpel handle inside of his abdomen after surgery, according to news reports. 2 days
Black children face higher risk of death post surgery, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY A recent study has found that black children are more than twice as likely to die following surgery than white children and describes race-specific models to... 3 days
HSS orders Sectra’s 3D pre-operative planning solution for improving patient outcomes
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), one of the most renowned orthopaedic hospitals in the US, has... 3 days
Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study
NEWS MEDICAL Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period, reports a study that answers... 3 days
Medical News Today: Is surgery better than dieting for weight loss outcomes?
MNT A new study has compared long-term outcomes for weight loss surgery and nonsurgical obesity interventions. Which is linked to lower all-cause death rates? 3 days
Obesity surgery reduces the risk of death by half finds new study
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has shown that people undergoing obesity surgery to reduce the size of their stomachs have a halved risk of death compared... 3 days
Bariatric surgery prolongs lifespan in obese
SCIENCE DAILY Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period, reports a study that answers questions about the long-term risk of... 4 days
Medical News Today: Thoracotomy: Procedures and recovery
MNT A thoracotomy is a type of surgery that is carried out on the chest. It is often carried out as part of lung cancer treatment or in emergency situations. 4 days
Solving the problem of surgical stainless steel
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Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in body after surgery
ABC NEWS An Army veteran is suing a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Connecticut after he says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery, and it was only... 5 days
Medical News Today: Sex and self-confidence: Do genital enhancements help?
MNT What is genital cosmetic surgery, what are your options, and what should you look out for? We give you an overview based on specialist insights. 1 week
'Arrogant' UK surgeon burned initials onto patients' livers
ABC NEWS A British surgeon who burned his initials into patients' livers during transplant operations has been fined 10,000 pounds ($13,600) and ordered to perform community service 1 week
Tiny antibiotic beads fight infections after joint replacement
SCIENCE DAILY More than 1 million people undergo total joint replacements each year, and nearly 10,000 will develop infections. To reduce this infection risk, an orthopedic surgeon created small antibiotic beads that are implanted... 1 week
Novel antibiotic microspheres kill infections after joint replacement
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Ohio imposes strict rule on workers' back surgery, opioids
ABC NEWS Ohio residents with work-related back injuries must in most cases try remedies like rest, physical therapy and chiropractic care before turning to spinal fusion surgery and related opioid painkillers 1 week
Medical News Today: Is pediatric surgery a gateway to opioid misuse?
MNT A recently published retrospective study has investigated the prevalence of long-term opioid use in adolescents and young adults following surgery. 1 week
General anesthetics do more than put you to sleep
SCIENCE DAILY A new understanding of the complex ways in which general anesthetics act on the brain could eventually lead to improved drugs for surgery. It remains unclear how general anesthesia works,... 1 week
Medical News Today: How general anesthetics affect the brain
MNT By discovering the ways in which general anesthetics do more than induce sleep, researchers open up opportunities to develop improved drugs for surgery. 2 weeks
How general anesthetics affect the brain
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Medical News Today: Oophorectomy: Everything you need to know
MNT An oophorectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or both of a woman’s ovaries. Learn more about what to expect during the procedure and recovery. 2 weeks
New ACOEM statement provides recommendations for managing obesity in workplace
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Important facts to know about Lyme disease and anesthesia
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Teens show decreased risk for heart disease later in life after bariatric surgery
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Obese adolescents show improvements in cardiovascular disease risk factors after bariatric surgery
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HSS orders Sectra’s 3D pre-operative planning solution for improving patient outcomes
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