Surgery News

Fewer Complications After MIRS Introduced for Endometrial Cancer
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Less Invasive Method Safely IDs Epilepsy Surgical Candidates
AAOS: Underweight Status Increases Shoulder Arthroplasty Complications
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Total Thyroidectomy Improves HRQoL in Hashimoto Thyroiditis
Timing of Medicare Loss Linked to Kidney Transplant Outcomes
Home Health Clinicians Frequently Lack Access to Hospital Records
Surgery for Uncomplicated Appendicitis Typically Yields Satisfactory Outcomes
2004 to 2017 Saw Increase in Fractures for Elderly Dog Walkers
Complication Rate After Bariatric Surgery Higher for Black Patients
Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs
Some Lose Independence After Surgical Tx of Femoral Neck Fx
Electronic Order Set May Reduce Inappropriate ECG Monitoring
Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Kidney Transplant Rejection
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
COPD, ILD Patients May Not Benefit From Bilateral Lung Transplant Listing
Intraoperative Methylprednisolone During Bypass Not Renal Protective
Robotically Assisted Devices Not Approved for Cancer Surgery
Intervention Can Reduce Racial Differences in Lung Cancer Care
Risk Factors ID'd for Site Infection After Orthopedic Surgery in Seniors
Lymphadenectomy Does Not Up Survival in Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Kidney Disease Affects Revascularization Outcomes
Rate of Opioid Rx Stable After Pediatric Outpatient Surgery
Overlapping Surgery Appears Safe for Common Procedures
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
Preoperative Phone Visits for Cataract Patients Safe, Efficient
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Cholecystectomy in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes
One-Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
Operative Treatment Seems Most Effective for Adult Lumbar Scoliosis
Leg Amputation in ESRD Patients Should Prompt Palliative Care Discussion
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Many Experience Improvement in Sex Life After Bariatric Surgery
Risk for Revision Surgery After Shoulder Replacement Varies
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Brief Anesthesia in Infancy Does Not Mar Neurodevelopment
Over Half of Hip Replacements Expected to Last 25 Years
Hip Preservation Appropriateness Guidelines May Be Limited
Cancer Death Risk Up for Kidney Transplant, Dialysis Patients
Improved Outcomes Seen With Liver Grafts From Older Donors
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Use of Watchful Waiting Up for Low-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Racial/Ethnic, Income Variation ID'd in the Opioid Epidemic
Smaller Germinal Centers Identified in Recurrent Tonsillitis
Women Less Likely to Get Periop Care Before Hip Fracture Surgery
Functional Decline Seen for Many Frail Patients After TAVR, SAVR
Simulation Captures Performance With Multifocal Intraocular Lens
Vaccine-Preventable Infections Common After Peds Transplant
Delayed EMS Response Time Tied to Mortality After Car Accident
Certain Opioids Less Effective With SSRI Antidepressants
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
Donor Heart Recovery From Drug-Intoxicated Deaths Has Increased
T2DM Initially Remits in Majority Who Undergo Gastric Bypass
Shoulder Decompression Surgery Not Recommended
Conservative Management Feasible for Adnexal Masses
Recommendations Updated for Tonsillectomy in Children
EEG-Guided Anesthesia Does Not Cut Postop Delirium in Seniors
Gastric Bypass May Aid Muscle Strength, Physical Performance
Blood Type A2 to B Kidney Transplant Feasible
ERAS Protocol Can Cut Opioid Use After Spine Surgery
California Bill Would Tighten Controls on Children's Genitalia Surgery
After Elbow Surgery, Children May Be Overprescribed Opioids
Frailty Tied to Liver Transplant Wait-List Mortality in Cirrhosis
Liver Transplant Wait List May Not Prioritize High-Risk Patients
Death at 10 Years Similar With Bilateral-, Single-Artery CABG
More Severe Injuries Sustained at Jump Parks Versus Home Trampolines
Thymectomy + PDN Beneficial for Non-Thymomatous Myasthenia Gravis
Blood Conservation Safe, Effective During Heart Surgery
Comorbid Neck Injury Up for Women With Concussion
Paclitaxel Exposure in Vascular Device Not Linked to Mortality
Evidence Lacking for Benefit of Surgery for Vertebral Fractures
Assay Aids Anticoagulant Dosing of Obese Patients for Bariatric Sx
Cognitive Scores After Kidney Transplant Tied to Frailty
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Texting Intervention Engages Patients After Joint Arthroplasty
Gun Injury Hospitalization Cost Over $911 Million 2010 to 2015
CDC: Proportion of Increased-Risk Deceased Organ Donors on Rise
Plasma Marker Predicts Allograft Failure in Lung Transplant
Time to Breast Cancer Surgery Delayed for Non-Hispanic Blacks
Renal Transplant Improves Survival in ESRD Due to Lupus
Liver Transplants for Alcohol-Linked Disease Increased From 2002 to 2016
Repeat Tubal Procedures Up After Hysteroscopic Sterilization
Exome Sequencing Beneficial for Pediatric Kidney Recipients
Variation in Revascularization for Asymptomatic SIHD Unexplained
FDA Investigating Paclitaxel-Coated Balloons, Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Nerve Transfer Promising for Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patients
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Personalized Tx May Extend Life in CKD With Small Renal Tumors
Accidental IV Dislodgement Reported to Be Very Common
Liver Transplant Survival May Improve With Race Matching
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donations
Persistent Opioid Use High in Head, Neck Cancer Patients
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Sociodemographic Factors Predict Recovery After Traumatic Injury
Doctors Question State Lawsuits Over Pelvic Mesh Products
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Fewer Than 5 Percent of Thyroid Surgery Patients Readmitted
Fewer Complications Found With Hybrid Surgery for Esophageal Cancer
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Screening Donated Blood for Zika Not Cost-Effective
Early Classification Predicts One-Year Trauma Outcomes
Hypertension With Psoriasis Tied to More Cardiac Interventions
Study Reveals High Rate of Phlebitis Caused by IV Cannulas
Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model Cuts Costs
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Can Reduce Phantom Limb Pain
ASH Develops Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism
Elevated Risk for Lung CA in Lung Transplant Recipients Explored
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Fecal Occult Blood Test May Improve CRC Outcomes in Some
Malnutrition Ups Risk of Postop Issues in Pediatric Crohn Disease
New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
Most Nurses Unsatisfied With Hospitals' End-of-Life Care
Costs, Expected Weight Loss Impact Bariatric Surgery Choice
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Overlapping Orthopedic Surgery Noninferior for Patient Safety
OCT Imaging Needle Can Detect Blood Vessels in Neurosurgery
Modified-FOLFIRINOX Beneficial in Resected Pancreatic Cancer
FDA Advisory Panels: Prescribe Naloxone With Opioid Painkillers
Several Factors Tied to Early Readmission After Hip Fracture Sx
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