Recent Articles

December 2, 2016 9:11 am
The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine
William B. Inabnet III, MD, and his team specialize in a group of operations known as hidden-scar endoscopic thyroid surgery.
December 2, 2016 9:35 am
University of Adelaide
The device could help prevent follow-up surgery, currently needed for 15-20 percent of breast cancer surgery patients where all the cancer is not removed.
December 2, 2016 9:56 am
Daniel Seeger
One Tray, which was honored in the Surgical Products 2014 ESP Awards, is a sealed sterilization container that promises a better methodology for processing surgical instruments and supplies.
December 2, 2016 10:06 am
Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
Billions of dollars have already been spent by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation testing a variety of ideas.
December 1, 2016 9:36 am
Jake Harper, Side Effects Public Media
Seema Verma's consulting firm, SVC, Inc., worked closely with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to design Indiana’s Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.
December 1, 2016 9:40 am
Daniel Seeger
Looking to the history of hernioplasty, Michael Kavic, MD, says the time has come to figure out a new way forward.
December 1, 2016 8:48 am
University Health Network
New research shows that preserving donor lungs with the help of ex vivo lung perfusion for up to 20 hours is safe and will enable more transplants to be performed with greater flexibility in their timing.
December 1, 2016 8:07 am
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
A Wyss Institute team has engineered a method for directly bonding biocompatible chitosan materials to living tissues, which could be used to quickly patch life-threatening wounds.
November 30, 2016 9:52 am
Meagan Parrish
Dr. Denton Cooley was the first surgeon to perform an artificial heart implant, a landmark achievement that also triggered a uniquely intense and public dispute with another surgeon that lasted for decades.
November 30, 2016 8:03 am
Wolters Kluwer Health
The concern about e-cigarette use stems from the increased risk of complications after plastic surgery in cigarette smokers.
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