Home | Surgery and Rehabilitation

Surgery and Rehabilitation

Medical team performs California’s first auditory brainstem implant surgery on child

The surgery is part of the only NIH-funded study of device’s safety and use in children ...

New knee implant saves the ligaments

Houston, TX -A new total knee replacement that saves all of the ligaments can make a person's knee feel and move just ...

Gill performs first robotic-assisted operation in California with new system

by HSC News staff - The urologic surgeon uses minimally invasive procedure to remove a prostate ... Full story

Mass. General-developed protocol could greatly extend preservation of donor livers

Supercooling and machine perfusion allow transplantation of rat livers preserved for up to four days ... Full story

Medicare reimbursement for surgical procedures poorly reflects reality

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — The current system used to determine Medicare payments for surgeries — called relative value units, or RVUs — poorly correlates with the actual work involved in procedures, new research from UC Davis has found. ... Full story

Best Anticoagulants After Orthopedic Procedures Depends on Type of Surgery

Current guidelines do not distinguish between aspirin and more potent blood thinners for protecting against blood clots in patients who undergo major orthopedic operations, leaving the decision up to individual clinicians. A new analysis published today in the Journal of Hospital Medicine provides much-needed information that summarizes existing studies about which medications are best after different types of surgery. ... Full story

Penn Medicine Study: Liver Transplant Patients Who Receive Organs from Living Donors More Likely to Survive than Those Who Receive Organs from Deceased Donors

Findings Point to Better Outcomes for Living Donor Recipients Who Undergo Surgery at Experienced Transplant Centers ... Full story

Socioeconomic status does not impact surgical wait times for kids in Ontario, SickKids study says

Because access to care is a key component to delivering quality care, doctors at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) recently investigated how socioeconomic status may affect access to surgical care among children in Ontario. ... Full story

Pancreatic surgery complications impact hospital costs more than length of stay

Research from the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center challenges current strategies ... Full story

Robot-assisted technique improves surgeons' ability to remove small kidney cancer tumors

UCLA-led study also finds that the approach may shorten surgeries, which could reduce risk of complications ... Full story

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next last total: 1241 | displaying: 1 - 10