Recent Articles

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.
March 23, 2015 2:32 pm
GE Reports
Doctors at a VA hospital in Augusta, Ga., are using a special high-tech probe that combines computer vision with motion detection, thermal profiling, 3-D modeling and vapor detection to fight bed sores, a condition that kills 60,000 Americans every year. 
March 19, 2015 12:19 pm
Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director
I’m excited to share some of what I thought were the most interesting products, concepts and conversations from my attendance of the Association for periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Surgical Conference & Expo, which recently took place in Denver.
March 18, 2015 11:57 am
For some patients bariatric surgery can resolve GERD symptoms. But for others, GERD continues even after a successful amount of weight is lost following surgery.
March 17, 2015 12:00 pm
Jeff Reinke, editorial director
When it comes to the rate of improvement and volume of upgrades, perhaps no single technology has seen as much progress as OR visualization technologies. The questions that remain for the surgical community stem from decisions on whether or not to seek the immediate upgrade or wait for the next improvement in six to 12 months.
March 16, 2015 2:53 pm
Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director
The third in a series of looks at the most significant technology topics impacting the OR and influencing the future of surgery.
March 13, 2015 12:39 pm
Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director
The second in a series of looks at the most significant technology topics impacting the OR and influencing the future of surgery.
March 13, 2015 12:17 pm
Interview by Jeff Reinke, editorial director
Dr. Clifford W. Colwell sat down with Surgical Products to offer some additional perspective on the use of a mobile compression device to combat VTE, or blood clots, following hip and knee replacement surgeries.
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