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ACS Launches Initiative to Attract the Next Generation of Surgeons and Continue Its Legacy of Excellence

Today the American College of Surgeons announced the launch of a new initiative aimed at stimulating more young surgeons (defined as under the age of 45) to become involved in the organization and increase membership.
7-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Fingertip Blood Sensor May Save Valuable Time for Trauma Patients

Trauma surgeons at the University of Arizona, Tuscon evaluated the use of the Spot check Pronto-7® Pulse CO-oximeter in 525 critically injured patients. Their study, published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS), is believed...
29-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

North Carolina Surgeon Mark C. Weissler, MD, FACS, Elected Chair of ACS Board of Regents

Mark C. Weissler, MD, FACS, Chapel Hill, N.C., was elected Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons during the College’s annual Clinical Congress, held in San Francisco, October 26-30, 2014.
4-Dec-2014 12:10 PM EST

Geriatricians and Surgeons Develop Guideline for Prevention and Treatment of Postoperative Delirium in Older Patients

A new guideline is available to help health care providers prevent and treat one of the most common postoperative complications in older patients, delirium, which is an episode of sudden confusion.
26-Nov-2014 10:40 AM EST

Surgeons Employ Two New Computer Imaging Approaches to Accurately Measure Breast Tumors and Chronic Wounds

Surgeons are tweaking existing computer technologies to enhance their visualization of cancerous tumors and persistent wounds according to two studies presented this week at the 2014 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.
23-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Surgical Humanitarian and Volunteerism Awards Honor Four Members of the American College of Surgeons

Earlier this evening, four members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) were named recipients of the 2014 ACS/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian and Volunteerism Awards in recognition of their selfless efforts as volunteer surgeons who provide care...
23-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Universal Helmet Laws Reduce Traumatic Brain Injuries in Young Motorcyclists, According To Trauma Surgeons

Young motorcycle riders are significantly less likely to sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) if they live in a state with universal motorcycle helmet laws instead of a state with age-restricted ones, according to new findings presented today at...
23-Oct-2014 11:35 AM EDT

Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons Is Awarded to Six Prominent Surgeons

Last night Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) was awarded to six prominent surgeons from Switzerland, Scotland, Hong Kong SAR China, Argentina, Belgium, and Ecuador during the Convocation ceremony that preceded the...
23-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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Nationally Recognized Cancer Expert from American College of Surgeons Available to Discuss the BRCA-Positive Patient's Treatment Options

15-May-2013 2:30 PM EDT

National Surgical Experts Available to Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness Issues

Surgical experts affiliated with the Commission on Cancer and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers are available to discuss breast cancer awareness issues
5-Oct-2011 10:15 AM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
22-Sep-2010 11:30 AM EDT

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