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2009-12-23 14:15:25

Journal of the American College of Surgeons study provides domestic model for low-cost, high-quality surgical care.

2009-12-10 12:04:37

Study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds better than predicted outcomes for patients who undergo pancreatic necrosectomy.

2009-11-23 11:15:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major medical errors self-reported by American surgeons are strongly related to both burnout and depression. Those findings appear today in the online edition of Annals of Surgery.

2009-11-19 14:21:00

Encourages women to partner with their physicians to determine when and how often to receive mammograms CHICAGO, Nov.

2009-11-19 11:30:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging/Molecular Breast Imaging (BSGI/MBI) has been recognized and endorsed by two highly esteemed organizations for the fight against breast cancer: The Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) and the American College of Surgeons.

2009-11-12 11:59:00

Study in Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds fertility preservation is safe option.

2009-11-12 11:52:02

New study in Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds racial disparities in screening and treatment for several cancers.

2009-11-10 15:20:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Before news of the November 5, Fort Hood shootings reached the public, oral and maxillofacial surgeons Major Mark E. Ranschaert, DMD and Major Joseph Dylan Bowles, DDS were in Fort Hood's Carl R.

2009-11-04 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty surgical organizations, led by the American College of Surgeons, sent a letter to the U.S. Senate today stating they are prepared to oppose the Senate's health care reform bill because it will threaten patient access and harm quality.

2009-11-04 09:01:46

A surgeon at Children’s National Medical Center and his colleagues from New York University have found laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (Lap band) to improve the health of morbidly obese adolescents.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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