Latest American College of Surgeons Stories

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.

2010-05-13 11:07:22

A simple, 10-minute "frailty" test administered to older patients before they undergo surgery can predict with great certainty their risk for complications, how long they will stay in the hospital and — most strikingly — whether they are likely to end up in a nursing home afterward.

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