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Low Back Pain Also May Resolve in Some After Hip Replacement

July 10, 2020. 12:00 PM CDT. Authors say careful evaluation of hip, back pain can help surgeons decide order of hip, spine intervention Read article


RSNA: Biennial Mammo Returns More Advanced-Stage Cancers

December 03, 2019 Annual mammography screening, used by most patients, yields smaller and less advanced cancers

Sleeve Gastrectomy Benefits Patients With BMI <35 kg/m²

November 05, 2019 Lower BMI group had higher psychological well-being scores, body image scores, satisfaction rates

Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients May Lower Cancer Risk

November 05, 2019 Among genetically predisposed, breast cancer rate higher in those who did not opt for bariatric surgery

ACS: Outcomes Worse With Delay in Performing Cholecystectomy

October 31, 2019 Poorer outcomes seen if surgery delayed for more than 72 hours after admission for acute cholecystitis

ACS: Shorter Work Shifts Aid Acute Surgery Outcomes

October 31, 2019 12-hour acute care surgery shift model improves patient outcomes, lowers cost versus 24-hour general surgery call

ACS: General Surgery Residents Often Experience Mistreatment

October 29, 2019 Women have higher rates of mistreatment measures; mistreatment linked to burnout, suicidal thoughts

AAP: Greater Access to Bariatric, Metabolic Surgery Urged for Youth

October 28, 2019 Metabolic and bariatric surgery safe for youth with severe obesity; barriers to surgery should be reduced

ASA: Enhanced Recovery Program Cuts Opioid Use After Colorectal Surgery

October 22, 2019 Findings show colorectal surgical patients can better manage pain with fewer opioids

ASA: Opioid-Free Pediatric Tonsillectomy Feasible

October 22, 2019 Majority of children opioid-free intraoperatively do not need opioids postoperatively

ASA: Unnecessary Opioids Often Prescribed After C-Section

October 21, 2019 Change in computerized order sets reduces use of oxycodone to treat pain after cesarean delivery

Outcomes Similar With Hip Arthroplasty, Hemiarthroplasty

September 27, 2019 Incidence of secondary hip procedure within 24 months of follow-up did not differ between groups

Metabolic Surgery May Reduce CV Risk in T2DM With Obesity

September 04, 2019 Reduction seen in primary end point and seven prespecified secondary outcomes, including mortality

Complete Revascularization Best for STEMI With Multivessel CAD

September 03, 2019 Complete revascularization better than culprit lesion-only percutaneous coronary intervention

VTE Risk Reduced With Partial Knee Replacement

June 18, 2019 But risk for five-year revision higher for those undergoing partial versus total knee replacement

Magnitude of Weight Loss Similar for Teens, Adults After RYGB

May 17, 2019 Adolescents significantly more likely to have remission of type 2 diabetes and hypertension