Latest American College of Surgeons Stories

2011-04-04 22:30:49

A new risk calculator can predict the risk of postoperative complications occurring for individual bariatric surgery patients.

2011-04-01 00:14:17

Renowned surgeon leads team specializing in plastic surgery for children Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Children’s National Medical Center is pleased to announce that Gary F. Rogers, MD, JD, MBA, MPH, is Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr.

2011-03-30 14:10:00

PLANO, Texas, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano as a result of surveys performed during 2010.

2011-03-30 07:59:45

Researchers claim that the availability of surgeons is a critical factor in public health and suggests that surgery should become an important part of the primary healthcare system.

2011-03-24 15:03:00

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of individuals all over the country suffer from obesity, preventing them from living an active lifestyle, as well as causing a number of health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

2011-03-22 11:35:00

CHICAGO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday's National Quality Strategy announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is an important step in improving care, saving lives and reducing health care costs in our country.

2011-03-10 18:22:59

Patients who have had a gastric bypass operation take longer to process alcohol, potentially leading some of them to overindulge when drinking.

2011-03-10 16:08:21

Referring patients to hospitals that have the largest volume of surgical procedures does not necessarily lead to improved outcomes for the overall population.

2011-03-03 00:00:27

Dr. Robert Rothfield, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, recently discussed simple, key factors all patients should address when considering cosmetic enhancement.

2011-01-26 14:06:16

A first of its kind surgical quality improvement program for children has the potential to identify outcomes of children's surgical care that can be targeted for quality improvement efforts to prevent complications and save lives.

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