Surgery

Know risk factors for ischemic colitis after AAA repair

EXPERT ANALYSIS FROM THE NORTHWESTERN VASCULAR SYMPOSIUM CHICAGO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Postoperative ischemic ...

Model supports endoscopic resection for some T1b esophageal adenocarcinomas

FROM CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY Endoscopic treatment of T1a esophageal adenocarcinoma outperformed esophagectomy across ...

Surgery team scorecard improved patient satisfaction

AT THE ACADEMIC SURGICAL CONGRESS JACKSONVILLE, FLA. (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – A scorecard enables ...

Controversy surrounds calf vein thrombosis treatment

EXPERT ANALYSIS FROM NORTHWESTERN VASCULAR SYMPOSIUM CHICAGO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – The use of ...

Multidisciplinary care improves surgical outcomes for elderly patients

FROM JAMA SURGERY Older adults who received an interdisciplinary intervention before surgery had fewer ...

Medicaid expansion meant earlier presentation, better surgical outcomes

FROM JAMA SURGERY The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion led to ...

Greater gynecological but not medical risks with hysteroscopic sterilization

FROM JAMA Hysteroscopic sterilization is associated with a significantly greater risk of gynecological complications ...