Surgery

ACOG updates guidance on pelvic organ prolapse

FROM OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY Using polypropylene mesh to augment surgical repair of anterior vaginal ...

Genotype-guided warfarin dosing reduced adverse events in arthroplasty patients

FROM JAMA Genotype-guided warfarin dosing reduced anticoagulation-related adverse events by almost 4% compared with ...

New, persistent opioid use more common after bariatric surgery

AT THE ACS CLINICAL CONGRESS SAN DIEGO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Bariatric patients are ...

FDA grants 510k clearance for glucose monitoring system

OptiScan Biomedical Corporation announced Oct. 18 that the Food and Drug Administration has granted ...

Female surgeons are responsible for more work at home

FROM The JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH Female surgeons and trainees are more likely to ...

Perioperative blood transfusion linked to worse outcomes in renal cell carcinoma

FROM UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY Perioperative blood transfusion (PBT) is associated with poorer outcomes among patients ...