Recent Articles

April 27, 2015 10:59 am
Rebecca Rudolph, editor
The biopsy device will be able to take samples of cells during surgery and, within a second, let the surgeon know what kind of cells they are. 
April 22, 2015 9:30 am
Rebecca Rudolph, editor
More than 41 gasses are found in surgical plume, such as, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and benzene, along with other viruses, bacteria, small viral particulates and carcinogens.
April 21, 2015 4:57 pm
Jeff Reinke, executive editor
Industry leaders weighed in on best practices for managing fluid collection and disposal in helping improve OR efficiency and infection control procedures during a brainstorm facilitated by Surgical Products. 
April 15, 2015 10:35 am
Jeff Reinke, executive editor
Medline’s Renewal Full Circle Reprocessing cites the following as questions to ask in qualifying potential partners for off-site instrument cleaning, sterilization, maintenance and repair.
April 15, 2015 10:29 am
Associated Press
The lawsuit claims the staff performed more complex surgery than the center is authorized to do. The patient was undergoing a cervical spine fusion operation in May 2013.
April 10, 2015 9:55 am
Associated Press
The data found EXPAREL use associated with improved clinical outcomes and a favorable cost savings per patient compared to the standard of care. 
April 8, 2015 10:09 am
Ameer and his team were able to revamp this long-established drug to not only prevent this risky side effect but to use it as a template to deliver nitric oxide, a molecule that plays a vital role in many biological processes and is potentially useful to prevent scarring in vascular grafts and stents.
March 26, 2015 12:20 pm
An injection of a patient's bone marrow stem cells during rotator cuff surgery significantly improved healing and tendon durability, according to a study presented today, March 26, at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
March 24, 2015 1:46 pm
Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News
The House is likely to vote this week on a proposal to scrap Medicare’s troubled physician payment formula, just days before a March 31 deadline when doctors who treat Medicare patients will see a 21 percent payment cut.
March 23, 2015 2:39 pm
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, The Associated Press
It's been 5 years since Prsident Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, here's a look at the health care law, then and now.
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