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2012-08-29 06:55:25

Postoperative complications are the most significant independent risk factor leading to 30-day hospital readmissions among general surgery patients.

2012-06-27 17:33:49

Obese patients who need to have their appendixes removed fare better after a minimally invasive surgical procedure rather than an open operation.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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