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Delays of 12 hours or more before surgery do not appear to adversely affect 30-day outcomes among patients undergoing appendectomies for acute appendicitis.
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.
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.
PALO ALTO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAK Surgical, Inc. today announced the launch of the PEAK PlasmaBladeÂ® 3.0S dissection device following 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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.
New research findings in Journal of the American College of Surgeons show patients not treated during initial hospitalization required re-admission within 2 years.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons study finds education programs increase number of minority organ and tissue donors.
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.
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 â€” most strikingly â€” whether they are likely to end up in a nursing home afterward.
Journal of the American Dietetic Association explores successful patient management.
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