Feature Channels:

Surgery

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Channels:

Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Thyroid, Surgery, BABA

Mount Sinai Surgeons Remove Cancerous Lymph Nodes in the Neck Through Hidden Scar Procedure

A team of surgeons at Mount Sinai Beth Israel have performed the first robot-assisted radical neck dissection in the United States using the bilateral axillo-breast approach (BABA), a surgery that involves removing all of the lymph nodes on one side of the neck.

Medicine

Channels:

Riverview Medical Center Welcomes Habib Khan, M.D., Vascular Surgeon

KhanHabibUSuit.JPG

Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, NJ is pleased to welcome vascular surgeon, Habib Khan, M.D., to the medical staff. Dr. Khan specializes in vascular surgery especially minimally invasive vascular surgery and joined the Hackensack Meridian Health Cardiovascular Network in August 2015, practicing at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ and Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, NJ, where he was named Physician of the Year in 2017.

Medicine

Channels:

Durotomy, Malpractice, Liability, Spine Surgery, Complications, Delayed Surgery, Improper Technique, Dural Tear, Additional Surgery, Litigation

Durotomy: A Common Complication of Spinal Surgery – and an Important Factor in Some Malpractice Cases

Incidental durotomy—small tears of the outer membrane of the spinal cord—are a common occurrence in spinal surgery, and may lead to litigation. Most malpractice cases associated with dural tear end in a ruling in favor of the surgeon, reports a study in the journal Spine, published by Wolters Kluwer.

Medicine

Channels:

Penn Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Bariatric Surgery, Apple Health, CareKit, Healthcare It, mobile health app

Penn Medicine Launches Its First App for Bariatric Surgery Patients Using Apple CareKit

Penn Medicine launches first-of-its-kind app for bariatric surgery patients. Penn Life Gained is built using Apple CareKit, a software framework designed to help people actively manage their own medical conditions.

Medicine

Channels:

First Total Removal of Pancreas and Successful Islet Autotransplant in Brooklyn for Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis

For the first time in Brooklyn, a procedure has been performed implanting a patient’s own insulin-producing pancreatic cells ("islets") after the total removal of pancreas.

Medicine

Channels:

Orthopaedics, Shoulder, ASES, Neer Award, Propionibacterium acnes , American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, skin preparation, Surgery, Infection Control, benzoyl peroxide, chlochlorhexidine gluconate

University of Maryland School of Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeons to Receive Prestigious International Research Award

Gilotra_Mohit1.JPG

A research team led by Mohit N. Gilotra, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), will receive the prestigious 2018 Charles S. Neer Award from the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) for a clinical study that demonstrated an effective method to potentially reduce the risk of serious infection following shoulder surgery.

Medicine

Channels:

Opioids, Opioid Epidemic, Surgery

Postsurgery Prescribing Guideline Could Reduce Opioid Prescriptions by as Much as 40 Percent

New study results suggest that a more vigilant prescribing guideline for surgeons could reduce by as much as 40 percent the number of opioid pills prescribed after operations, and still meet patients’ pain management needs.

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Research, Organ Donation, Organ Transplantation, donor list, Organ Allocation System

Priority Rule for Living Organ Donors Should Include Post-Pledge Waiting Period to Ensure Quality of Supply Isn’t Compromised, Johns Hopkins Researcher Says

Researchers argue that the “donor-priority rule” might create unintended consequences because it provides a stronger incentive to individuals who are more likely to seek a transplant in the future. The supply might increase, but at the risk of potentially reducing the quality of organs.

Medicine

Channels:

Early Stage Lung Cancer, annals of thoracic surgery , Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Lobectomy, Radiation Treatment, sublobar resection, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (Sbrt), Veterans Affairs Informatics and Computing Infrastructure (VINCI), Alex Bryant, School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego

‘Aggressive’ Surgery Is Best Treatment Option for Early Stage Lung Cancer

AlexBryant.jpg

Patients with early stage lung cancer live longer when they receive a lobectomy—the most common type of operation for the disease—rather than a less extensive operation or radiation treatment.

Medicine

Channels:

Lgbt, LGBTQ, Gender, Gender Affirmation, Transgender

Cedars-Sinai Transgender Program One of Few Nationally to Offer Surgery and Other Comprehensive Services

DrMauriceGarciawhispatientLizYoungs03.jpg

Cedars-Sinai is one of only two academic medical centers in the Western U.S. that offers gender-affirming genital surgery. The medical center currently offers male-to-female and female-to-male gender-affirming genital surgeries, as well as several other surgical options to best meet patient needs.







Chat now!