SURGERY

Feb 21, 2019

A new screening method using sensor particles and a urine test could detect rejection much sooner, more comprehensively, and without a biopsy needle. In a new study, researchers at the Georgia…

Feb 20, 2019

A study examined risk factors and outcomes of hospital readmission following complex hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) surgery among the elderly. It was found that roughly 1 in 7 elderly patients were…

Feb 15, 2019

Two boys and a girl with mean age 4 ± 2 years underwent single-incision laparoscopic gastropexy (SILG) for Mesentero-axial gastric volvulus (MAGV). It was found that found SILG is a safe,…

Feb 14, 2019

This video by Michigan Medicine discusses the newest surgical solutions for back and neck conditions with Michigan Medicine orthopaedic surgeons, Rakesh Patel, M.D. and Ilyas Aleem, M.D. They…

Feb 13, 2019

This two-part issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, guest edited by Drs. Claudius Conrad and James Fleshman, is devoted to Minimally Invasive Oncologic Surgery.  For Part II, they …

Feb 13, 2019

Prophylactic intraperitoneal mesh implantation reduces hernia incidence but also brings increased early postoperative pain and prolonged wound healing after surgical site infections, according to…

Feb 12, 2019

An RCT evaluated whether mattress suture of pancreatic parenchyma and the seromuscular layer of jejunum (modified Blumgart method) during pancreaticojejunostomy(PJ) decreases the incidence of…

Feb 11, 2019

In this study, researchers are trying to find out if axillary reverse mapping (ARM) with lympho-venous bypass (LVB) in patients undergoing an axillary lymph node dissection reduces the rate and…