Latest American College of Surgeons Stories

2011-09-12 20:13:50

More part-time employment for surgeons, particularly retiring older male or young female surgeons taking time off for their families, may considerably reduce the surgeon shortage in the United States by 2030.

2011-08-09 00:00:28

Bringing a new standard in cosmetic surgery to the Georgia-South Carolina region. Augusta, GA (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Southeastern Aesthetic Surgery is pleased to announce the opening of our plastic surgery center in the University Hospital Medical Complex – Evans Campus.

2011-08-08 19:35:32

According to a study published in the August issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, there was an increase in the number of laparoscopic bariatric procedures, an increase in the number of bariatric surgeons and a decrease of inhospital mortality rates between 2003 and 2008.

2011-08-08 19:32:45

The use of Acute Care Emergency Surgical Service (ACCESS) in emergency departments (EDs) can lead to significant reductions in key patient measures, such as length of stay, surgical decision-making time and "time-to-stretcher" (one measure of overall ED overcrowding).

2011-07-21 15:28:00

PHOENIX, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- True Results, the nation's most experienced Lap Band provider, recently announced that Dr. Shawn Stevenson has joined its Phoenix team. "Being a part of the True Results team allows me to help people who are ready to make a positive life change," said Dr.

2011-07-18 15:41:00

CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today announced its goal to enlist at least 1,000 hospitals into its respected National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®).

2011-07-07 20:18:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleeve gastrectomy surgery is being lauded as one of the most viable weight loss procedures for individuals who have a BMI of 35 or higher.

2011-07-07 12:59:01

One consequence of the expanded access to health care facilitated by health care reform will be a shortfall in the necessary numbers of physicians and other advanced medical professionals.

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