Surgery News

Vertical Plating Offers Benefit for Mandibular Body Fractures
U.S. Lawmakers Say WHO Opioid Guidelines Too Lax
Firearms Leading Cause of Death Among Young Adult Men
Weight Loss Tied to Adverse Outcomes in Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant
Targeted Laser Surgery Treats Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Postoperative Infection Rate Similar Across Biologics in RA
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Open Heart Surgery Beats Stents for Multivessel Disease
Magnitude of Weight Loss Similar for Teens, Adults After RYGB
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Transition Planning for Senior Surgeons Needed
Tool Predicts Quality Measures After Ventral Hernia Repair
Opioid Quantity Prescribed After Musculoskeletal Injury Tied to Prolonged Use
Risk for Prolonged Opioid Use Up in Patients Receiving Tramadol
Bioimpedance Spectroscopy May Identify Lymphedema Earlier
Fournier Gangrene Is Safety Concern With SGLT2 Inhibitors
DDW: Parkinson Disease Risk Up After Appendectomy
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
DDW: Lasting Weight Loss Seen With Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
Sharing Data With Surgeons Can Reduce Overuse of Mohs Surgery
Prehospital Tx Guidelines May Improve Outcomes in Severe TBI
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Preablation Bariatric Surgery Linked to Reduced A-Fib Recurrence
Less Invasive Mastectomy an Option for More Patients
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
Percutaneous Ablation in Liver Cancer Tied to Better Outcomes
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
Combat Application Tourniquet Suitable for Use in Children
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
Vascular Surgery for Gun Injuries Carries Higher Mortality Risk
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Patients Satisfied With Oral Sedation for Cataract Surgery
Cognitive Function Does Not Predict Pediatric Bariatric Surgery Outcome
Patient Hand Contamination With Drug-Resistant Organisms Common
FDA Approves Device That Allows for Reassessment of Lung Transplant Suitability
Events for Living Kidney Donors Mainly Occur After Two Years
Most Pediatric Residents Report Caring for Gun Injuries
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
U.K. Study IDs Risk Factors Tied to Knee Replacement Revision
New App Aids Surgeons in Predicting Hernias After Abdominal Surgery
FDA Announces New Steps to Reduce Risks Tied to Surgical Staplers
Interdisciplinary Care Pathway Helps Manage Frail, Elderly Trauma Patients
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April 11 2019 - April 13 2019American College of Physicians, April 11-13
March 12 2019 - March 16 2019American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 12-16
December 4 2018 - December 8 2018CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 4-8
October 27 2018 - October 30 2018American Academy of Ophthalmology, Oct. 27-30
October 23 2018 - October 28 2018American Society of Nephrology, Oct. 23-28
October 22 2018 - October 26 2018American College of Surgeons, Oct. 22-26
October 21 2018 - October 24 2018American Society for Radiation Oncology, Oct. 21-24
October 13 2018 - October 17 2018American Society of Anesthesiologists, Oct. 13-17
October 7 2018 - October 10 2018American Academy of Otolaryngology, Oct. 7-10
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June 2 2018 - June 5 2018Digestive Disease Week, June 2-5
June 1 2018 - June 5 2018American Society of Clinical Oncology, June 1-5

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