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Researchers question implanting IVC filters on prophylactic basis before bariatric surgery

(Philadelphia, PA) - There are currently more than 200,000 bariatric surgeries being performed in the United States each year according to estimates...

Study finds bleeding after minimally invasive pad treatments can increase risk...

Major bleeding occurs in about 4 percent of surgical procedures to treat blockages in the arteries of the lower leg and leads to an...

Rutgers scientist creates ‘virtual biopsy’ device to detect skin tumors

Using sound vibrations and pulses of near-infrared light, a Rutgers University scientist has developed a new "virtual biopsy" device that can quickly...

Patients at a reduced risk of venous thromboembolism and persistent pain...

Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) Madrid, Spain, 12-15 June 2019Madrid, Spain, 13 June 2019: The results of a study presented today at...

Are we using biologic therapy properly?

The introduction of infliximab (Remicade), the first biologic therapy approved for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), did not result in lower rates...

Robotic surgery is turning out to be an expensive fad

The rapid rise of robot-aided surgery ignores the fact that high-tech gadgets don't always improve treatment outcomes but do increase costs SURGERY performed with...

More men undergo plastic surgery as the daddy-do-over trend rises in...

Just as women can turn to a suite of procedures, known as the "Mommy Makeover," more men are embracing their own set of...

Weight-loss patients at higher risk of death from substance use disorders

PITTSBURGH, June 7, 2019 - The death rate from drug- and alcohol-related causes in people who've had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is nearly triple...

NHS-funded private sector hip operations worsening health inequality

New research examining the impact of outsourcing NHS hip operations to the private sector concludes that continuing the trend towards private provision and reducing...

Robotic surgery for throat cancer not superior to radiation therapy, study...

LONDON, ON - In 2012, scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute launched the world's first clinical trial comparing robotic surgery to radiation therapy...