Surgery
Sprayable gel could help the body fight off cancer after surgery  nanowerk · 26 minutes
Scientists have tested the biodegradable spray gel in mice that had advanced melanoma tumors surgically removed. They found that the gel reduced the growth of the... more
Sprayable gel could help prevent recurrences of cancer after surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Many people who are diagnosed with cancer will undergo some type of surgery to treat their disease -- almost 95 percent of people with early-diagnosed breast cancer will... more
Sprayable gel could help the body fight off cancer after surgery  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Many people who are diagnosed with cancer will undergo some type of surgery to treat their disease—almost 95 percent of people with early-diagnosed breast cancer will... more
Sprayable gel could help the body fight off cancer after surgery  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
A research team has developed a spray gel embedded with immune-boosting drugs that could help lower the risk of cancer recurrence after surgery. more
Diabetes remission predictors in bariatric surgery  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
Researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for diabetic remission following bariatric (weight-loss) surgery. more
Researchers improve bariatric surgery scoring system to extend prediction time for diabetic remission  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for... more
Australian researchers to study gas inhalational anaesthetic and likelihood of cancer return  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers at Melbourne are embarking upon a worldwide study to see if there is a risk of relapse of cancers among persons who have... more
Ultrarestrictive opioid prescribing strategy linked with reduction in number of pills dispensed  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
An ultrarestrictive opioid prescribing strategy was associated with a reduction in the number of pills dispensed in a study of patients having surgery for... more
Surgical choices may have long-term impact on quality of life for breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Even as more young women with breast cancer opt to have mastectomies, many experience a persistent decline in their sexual... more
Surgeon General: Federal drug classification needs changes  ABC NEWS · 5 days
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams has told police officers from across the country that he believes the nation's classification system for illegal drugs should be revisited. more
Hysterectomy linked to memory deficit in an animal model  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
The non-pregnant uterus is commonly assumed to be an unimportant organ. One third of American women have a hysterectomy by age 60, often before natural menopause. Researchers have found an... more
World's first robot-assisted bilateral breast reconstruction performed by Penn surgeons  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A team of surgeons from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are the first in the world to use a surgical robot to assist... more
Lymph node ratio could predict survival in patients with oral cavity cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Five years after diagnosis, only 40 percent of patients with locally-advanced oral cavity cancer will still be alive. The question is who is likely... more
Revolutionary technology pinpoints biopsies to detect prostate cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Medical software that overlays tumor information from MRI scans onto ultrasound images can help guide surgeons conducting biopsies and improve prostate cancer detection. more
Study: Chemotherapy agent did not improve survival in patients with triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Treating patients who had early-stage triple-negative breast cancer with the chemotherapy agent capecitabine after they completed surgery and standard chemotherapy did not... more
Study finds increasing risk of infections and antibiotic prescriptions after hip fracture surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
In a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study that examined trends in the incidence of infections following hip fracture surgery in... more
Medical News Today: PSA levels after prostatectomy  MNT · 5 days
A prostatectomy is one treatment option for prostate cancer. It involves the surgical removal of the prostate gland. Following a prostatectomy, doctors carry out regular prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing to check that the cancer... more
Once conjoined, Florida twins heading home after 7 surgeries  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Jesi and Remi Petri are coming home in separate car seats seven months after they were born conjoined at the belly more
Study finds rise in risk of postoperative infections following hip fracture surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
In a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study that examined trends in the incidence of infections following hip fracture surgery in Denmark, the... more
Fish oil does not increase perioperative bleeding in surgery patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new study published in Circulation showed that fish oil -- which contains the omega-3s EPA and DHA -- did not increase perioperative bleeding in surgery patients. In... more
New research finds cost-effective implant options for hip replacement surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
New research led by the Hip Implant Prosthesis Study team at the University of Bristol Medical School has shown that small-head cemented metal-on-plastic hip replacements are the most... more
New procedure allows leg length to be precisely adjusted during hip replacement surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
After a patient has been fitted with an artificial hip joint, sometimes the leg on that side ends up longer or shorter... more
Precisely fitting bone implants from the printer  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Cancerous tumors, infections or bad fractures can make it necessary to surgically remove bones and insert implants in their place. In collaboration with European partners, Fraunhofer researchers have now developed a technique with which... more
Medical News Today: Surgeons successfully perform full face transplant  MNT · 1 week
With the help of innovative techniques, surgeons at New York University Langone Health have successfully conducted a full face transplant. more
Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new study analyzing nationwide registers finds. 4.6 percent... more
Sales reps may be wearing out their welcome in the operating room  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In the operating room, surgical masks and matching scrubs can make it hard to tell who’s who — at least for outsiders. more
Many diseases increase risk of post-operative complications after hip fracture surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new Finnish study analyzing... more
Study points toward new strategies for managing organ transplantation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The human intestine may provide up to 10 percent of blood cells in circulation from its own reservoir of blood-forming stem cells, a surprising new study from researchers at Columbia... more
Research: Free-flap reconstruction has "generally good outcomes" in women aged 65 or older  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Breast reconstruction using a "free flap" from the patient's abdomen is a safe procedure with a high success rate in older women... more
Nasal surgery can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Nasal surgery to relieve obstructed breathing can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients, reports a paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive... more
Functional nasal surgery relieves chronic headache for some patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Nasal surgery to relieve obstructed breathing can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients, reports a new article. more
Surgical adhesions can be treated, prevented in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A cellular culprit -- as well as a possible treatment -- for a common, sometimes life-threatening post-surgical complication has been identified. more
Botulinum toxin injections show promise to suppress postoperative atrial fibrillation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Postoperative atrial fibrillation is a common complication, affecting one quarter to one half of all patients following cardiac surgery. more
Pitt research team explores whether 'active wrinkles' may help improve synthetic graft design  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
During a coronary bypass procedure, surgeons redirect blood flow using an autologous bypass graft, most often derived from the patient's own veins.... more
Improved infection prevention practices could help halt spread of S. aureus in the operating room  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Adherence to proven protocols for disinfecting surgeons' hands, patients' skin, and operating room surfaces could help to halt... more
Engineer-clinician team uses 'active wrinkles' to keep synthetic grafts clean  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
During a coronary bypass procedure, surgeons redirect blood flow using an autologous bypass graft, most often derived from the patient's own veins. However, in certain situations where the... more
Researchers assess trends in efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis regimens for surgical procedures  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Antibiotic prophylaxis regimens are becoming less effective at preventing surgical site infections following colorectal surgery, researchers at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics &... more
Overlapping orthopedic surgery does not increase risk of complications, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
For patients undergoing orthopedic surgery, the use of "overlapping" procedures - where the attending surgeon is simultaneously involved in two different surgeries in different operating rooms... more
Medical News Today: What to know about appendectomy  MNT · 2 weeks
An appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. Doctors use appendectomy to treat appendicitis. Learn more about the procedure here, including the recovery, complications, and risks. more
What to know about appendectomy  MNT · 2 weeks
An appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. Doctors use appendectomy to treat appendicitis. Learn more about the procedure here, including the recovery, complications, and risks. more
Scientists develop new surgical process for studying the thymus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Elisa Oltra, head of the Genetic Exppression and Immunity group of the Faculty of Medicine at the Catholic University of Valencia, in collaboration with Alejandro Caicedo, professor of the Department... more
Colorectal cancer screening reduces need for intense treatments among male patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
While screening for colorectal cancer did not, so far, reduce mortality, it did reduce the need for chemotherapy and emergency surgeries among male patients, shows a... more
Researchers shed light on molecular mechanisms of heart valvular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
About three per cent of the world's population is affected by valvular heart diseases. It is also the most common cause of heart surgery, as no drug-based treatment... more
Face transplant recipient thanks his donor's mother in tear-jerking moment  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Cam Underwood met with Sally Fisher, the mother of his face transplant donor, 10 months after his surgery. more
Scientists are using artificial intelligence to see inside stars using sound waves  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
How in the world could you possibly look inside a star? You could break out the scalpels and other tools of the surgical trade,... more
WATCH: The story of one man's incredible face transplant journey  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
ABC News' "20/20" profiled the story of two moms, a miracle surgery, and one 26-year-old's second chance at life after receiving a face transplant from a stranger. more
The emotional moment when a face transplant recipient thanks his donor’s mother  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Cam Underwood met with Sally Fisher, the mother of his face transplant donor, 10 months after his surgery. more
Medical News Today: What are the treatments for obesity?  MNT · 4 weeks
Treatments for obesity include lifestyle remedies, such as dietary changes and exercise. If these do not work, medication or surgery may be possible. Find out more about the options available. more
Medical News Today: What was ancient Egyptian medicine like?  MNT · 4 weeks
Ancient Egyptian documents are probably the earliest records of healthcare practice. The ancient Egyptians knew something about the human body and they sought healing through both herbal medicine and incantations.... more
Non-surgical fistula creation system Ellipsys becomes key focus of attention at CiDA  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The FDA-approved Ellipsys Vascular Access System from Avenu Medical, Inc., became a key focus of attention throughout last week's Controversies in Dialysis Access 15th... more
NIH awards over $1.8 million to husband-and-wife doctors to test new breast cancer approach  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Husband-and-wife doctors at the University of Virginia Cancer Center have been awarded more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes... more
Medical News Today: Tonsillectomy: Procedure and recovery  MNT · 4 weeks
A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils. In this article, learn about its uses, how the procedure works, and the recovery process. We also cover the risks. more
26-year-old's incredible face transplant journey: 'I see me'  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Cam Underwood, the son of a California pastor, underwent the complicated surgery. more
Medical News Today: Intubation: Everything you need to know  MNT · 4 weeks
Intubation is a common procedure doctors use during surgery or in a medical emergency to help a person breathe. In this article, learn about the types, side effects, and recovery. more
Feeling the pressure with universal tactile imaging  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Touch, or tactile sensing, is fundamentally important for a range of real-life applications, from robotics to surgical medicine to sports science. Tactile sensors are modeled on the biological sense of touch and can help... more
Space making the virtual a reality  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
What do astronauts, Pokémon, wildlife park rangers and surgeons all have in common? more
Space making the virtual a reality  ESA · 4 weeks
What do astronauts, Pokémon, wildlife park rangers and surgeons all have in common? more
Twins separated by surgery are healing, sticking together  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Doctors say that conjoined twins from Bhutan who were separated at an Australian hospital last week have been moving about, eating and otherwise healing well more
Surgical menopause leads to more disrupted sleep than natural menopause  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
With insomnia being a common symptom of menopause, research has shown that women who undergo surgical menopause are at an increased risk of insomnia compared with women who... more
Sleep quality found to be worse for women who undergo surgical menopause  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Insomnia is one of the most common symptoms of menopause, with nearly 20% of postmenopausal women reporting sleep disturbances. more
Seeking ways to prevent 'secondary cataracts'  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Today's cataract surgery is often described as a marvel of modern medicine, a one-hour outpatient procedure that has spared millions from blindness, especially in developed countries. more
One size does not fit all in obesity treatment, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Analyzing data from more than 2,400 obese patients who underwent bariatric weight-loss surgery, researchers identified at least four different patient subgroups that diverge significantly in eating... more
Simple cysts can be safely ignored, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Simple ovarian cysts are extremely common in women and do not require additional ultrasound surveillance or surgical removal, according to a new study of more than 72,000 women and close to 119,00... more
New study sheds light on medicines storage practices on UK dairy farms  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers at the University of Bristol, supported by the British Veterinary Association, the British Cattle Veterinary Association and the Responsible Use of Medicines in... more
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