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One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results

September 20, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds By Amy Norton
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‘Cancer Pen’ Could Help Surgeons Spot Tumor Cells in Seconds

September 06, 2017 Tool might one day allow more complete removal of malignant tissue, less time on operating table

Does General Anesthesia Affect Babies’ Brains?

September 01, 2017 Small study finds reduction in white matter among children operated on as infants

Looking for a Plastic Surgeon on Instagram? Beware

August 30, 2017 You may end up with a barber or a dentist instead

Many U.S. Women Unaware of Fibroid Treatments: Poll

August 29, 2017 Hysterectomy isn't the only choice, radiology experts say

Awake for Aneurysm Brain Surgery, Better Results?

August 24, 2017 In new approach to the dangerous lesions, surgeons can get patient feedback during the procedure

Land Mines Being Replaced by More Deadly Explosive Devices: Study

August 24, 2017 IED victims lose multiple limbs, suffer more genital injuries

Early Rotator Cuff Surgery Helps Return to Activity

August 23, 2017 Procedure also reduces pain and maintains strength, study finds

A Shot of Caffeine May Speed Wake-Up After Anesthesia

August 21, 2017 In animal studies, caffeine injections shortened recovery time

Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds

August 21, 2017 After repair, smaller prescriptions led to fewer pills that could be diverted or abused

Alternative Medicine Alone as Cancer Treatment Linked to Lowered Survival

August 17, 2017 There's not much research into these therapies, study authors said

Which Heart Bypass Surgery Works Best?

August 17, 2017 Study compares 'on-' and 'off-pump' procedures

Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery

August 16, 2017 Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds

Hospitals Not to Blame for Most Opioid Addiction: Study

August 16, 2017 Outpatient prescriptions for spinal and orthopedic disorders identified as common triggers

Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study

August 10, 2017 They're four times more likely to need more time in intensive care, three times more likely to be readmitted

Angioplasty Outcomes Almost Equal Among Hospitals

August 07, 2017 'Safety-net' facilities do as well as other hospitals with the artery procedure, researchers find