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Latest surgical treatment Stories

2013-11-21 23:01:18

Surgeons and medical staff from Operation Walk Utah travel to El Salvador to provide life-changing surgical treatments to patients in immediate need. Salt Lake

2013-01-11 13:04:50

While obese patients are more likely to have surgical treatment for lumbar disc herniation – a slipped or ruptured disc – than nonobese patients, obesity increases operative time, blood loss and length of hospital stay.

2012-11-13 12:03:33

Among patients with the most common form of kidney cancer, whites consistently have a survival advantage over blacks, regardless of patient and tumor characteristics or surgical treatment.

2012-03-07 13:45:00

While the thought of any type of surgery can be disconcerting, the thought of brain surgery can be downright frightening.

2011-11-21 23:23:45

Among older Medicare beneficiaries who underwent surgical treatment for diverticulitis, black race was associated with increased risk of urgent/emergency surgery, high risk of in-hospital mortality and higher total hospital charges.

2011-07-11 20:10:08

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have identified a group of patients who may have increased difficulty for surgical treatment of a snapping psoas, a condition that usually develops because a teenager or young adult has a pelvis that grows faster than their psoas tendon.

2010-06-01 19:05:43

Patients with drug-resistant epilepsy run the risk of gradual deterioration in their cognitive abilities.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.