Latest American College of Surgeons Stories

2010-10-04 06:37:00

MISGAV, Israel, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyTouch Medical Ltd., a leading developer of laparoscopic soft tissue prosthetic placement technologies, announced today it will be exhibiting its lead product, PatchAssist(TM) at the American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress in Washington, DC this week. The American College of Surgeons (ACS) brings together thousands of surgeons and experts to provide a forum to advance surgeons' ongoing efforts to achieve the best...

2010-09-28 13:41:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), one of the largest meetings of surgeons in the world, will convene October 3-7 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

2010-09-20 23:19:39

Delays of 12 hours or more before surgery do not appear to adversely affect 30-day outcomes among patients undergoing appendectomies for acute appendicitis.

2010-09-08 00:28:38

Obese women who have bariatric surgical procedures before pregnancy were three times less likely to develop gestational diabetes (GDM) than women who have bariatric operations after delivery.

2010-09-07 19:19:49

Penetrating injury rates were more than 20 times higher for persons living in the lowest income neighborhoods compared with those living in the highest income neighborhoods.

2010-07-08 10:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAK Surgical, Inc. today announced the launch of the PEAK PlasmaBlade® 3.0S dissection device following 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

2010-06-03 16:30:00

Site to serve as College's centerpiece presence on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS), the largest organization of surgeons in the world, today commemorated the official grand opening of its newly constructed 10-story, 130,000-square-foot Class A office building, at 20 F Street, NW, in Washington, DC.

2010-06-02 20:20:50

New research findings in Journal of the American College of Surgeons show patients not treated during initial hospitalization required re-admission within 2 years.

2010-06-02 19:37:04

Journal of the American College of Surgeons study finds education programs increase number of minority organ and tissue donors.

2010-05-18 09:00:00

The Florida Hospital Association and The American College of Surgeons Announce the Florida Surgical Care Initiative, a Partnership to Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs ORLANDO, Fla., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida hospitals and surgeons today launched a significant new initiative to improve patient safety and the quality of surgical care while reducing costs throughout the state.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.