Opioids overprescribed in elective hernia repair patients

FROM SURGERY A patient-centered study of postoperative analgesic needs found that surgeons may be ...

NASH did not increase risk of poor liver transplantation outcomes

FROM DIGESTIVE AND LIVER DISEASES Adults with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) fared as well on ...

Sinus of Valsalva preserved in aortic valve replacement

FROM THE JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY The sinus of Valsalva segment can ...

Five-year outcomes favor on- versus off-pump CABG

FROM THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE Compared with adults who underwent off-pump coronary-artery ...

Botox smooths prep for hernia surgery

FROM SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY Injections of onabotulinumtoxinA prior to hernia surgery relaxed the abdominal muscles ...