Latest General surgery Stories
Five years ago, SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery(TM), or FLS –the nation’s first ever hands-on skills test for performing minimally invasive surgery – became a requirement for
Surgeons are now performing revolutionary treatments for colorectal conditions utilizing the latest advancements in technology benefiting patients with less trauma, minimal scarring and faster
Hosted by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the annual meeting titled “Putting the Patient First: Promoting Innovation and Safety in the OR and Beyond,”
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Renowned surgeon Stephen Yoo has been selected as a recipient of the SuperDoctors Rising Stars Award.
Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces the need for CT scans.
Reduces ED Length of Stay, Can Avoid Radiation from CT Scans NEW YORK, Feb.
Speakers Share Lessons Learned from the Asiana Airlines Accident Response CHICAGO, Jan.
The Surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates are now using robotic surgical technology in the operative treatment of colon and rectal tumors, and certain benign colorectal
General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...
A laparoscopy is an invasive surgical procedure used in abdominal area but is much less invasive than the preceding methods. Small incisions are made in the abdomen or pelvic area in which the camera and tools are introduced to perform the surgery or inspect the area. The method before the laparoscopy involved cutting open the area completely with longer healing time and more complications. Although in the pediatric populations, abscesses have a tendency to form around the incision sites....
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