Log in to search using one of your social media accounts:

 

Bundle Payments By Condition, Not Procedure
(MedPage Today) -- Experts call for'upstream'payment model that treats the whole patient (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - May 16, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

CoreValve Durability Still Going Strong at 8 Years
(MedPage Today) -- No structural deterioration after TAVR at German institution (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - May 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Surgery Setting'Benchmark' for Mitral Valve-in-Valve Expectations
(MedPage Today) -- In-hospital mortality of 6.1%, 1-year survival of 88% seen at one center (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - May 1, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Leg Ulcers from Venous Insufficiency Heal Faster with Early Ablation (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Success with endovenous ablation of superficial venous reflux (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - April 24, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Laparoscopy OK for Penetrating Injuries
(MedPage Today) -- Fewer than 20% needed laparotomy for abdominal wound repair (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - April 15, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

NKF SCM18 Roundup: Refused Donor Kidneys, Medication Mgmt, and More
(MedPage Today) -- Other noteworthy research presented at NKF meeting (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - April 15, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Repair Seen Underused for Perforated Peptic Ulcer
(MedPage Today) -- Fewer than 10% have the minimally invasive procedure, but mortality is lower (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - April 13, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Antidepressant May Help in PBC (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Mirtazapine use linked to reduced complications in primary biliary cholangitis (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - April 12, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Gov't Recouped Almost $2 Billion in 2017: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, should Medicaid applicants have to prove they're working or looking for a job? (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - April 9, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Review Affirms Value of Fat Transfer in Facial Reconstruction
(MedPage Today) -- Assembling'fragmented'literature into coherent whole (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - March 31, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Afib Ablation Suits Those with Congenital Heart Disease, Too
(MedPage Today) --'Safe and effective,'concludes a single-center case series (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - March 29, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Registry: Rapid Deployment SAVR Valves Faster, Not Better
(MedPage Today) -- Similar in-hospital mortality, more pacemakers and strokes than conventional valves (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - March 26, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Cath Lab Recap: Afib Cryoablation; Operator Volume A Poor Quality Metric?
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - March 23, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

TAVR Reasonable for Low-Flow, Low-Gradient Aortic Stenosis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Low 30-day mortality observed in high-risk group (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - March 19, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Novel Drug Reverses Anticoagulation in Emergencies
(MedPage Today) -- Andexanet stops 90% of action of factor Xa inhibitors (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - March 13, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Facial Scarring Improved with Botulinum Toxin (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Surgical scars flatter and narrower with injections immediately after wound closure (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - March 13, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

NOAC Helps Stem Consequences of Cardiac Damage After Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Fewer major vascular events with therapy after myocardial injury (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - March 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Morning Break: Breast Cancer-Schizophrenia Link; FDA on Essure; Rx for Hearing Loss?
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - March 8, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Optimal Post-Op Pain Management: It's Complicated
(MedPage Today) -- Competing demands on nurses seen as biggest barrier to optimal care (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - March 6, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

CKD Linked to Cognitive Impairment in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Children and adolescents on dialysis had lowest scores, systematic review found (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - February 22, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Prolonged Opioids Common After Bariatric Surgery: Gastro Endo News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the importance of reliable noninvasive tests for diagnosing NAFLD (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - February 21, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Joint Surgery: Aspirin Equals NOAC for Post-Acute VTE Prevention
(MedPage Today) -- Switch to ASA after initial NOAC safe, just as protective in EPCAT II trial (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - February 21, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Mass Shootings Trigger Change for Emergency Medicine
(MedPage Today) -- Emergency responders rethink what it takes to save lives (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - February 15, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Elevated Perioperative Stroke Risk with PFO (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Unclear which, if any, strategies for prevention may work (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - February 6, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: What Do You Spy on This Eye?
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 64-year-old fisherman who hadn't seen his doctor in about a decade went in concerned about ocular pain. He had noticed a small raised area in the corner of his eye about 15 years earlier. Over time the area had slowly grown to a bulbar conjunctival plaque over a small area of his eye, but it had only ever caused a little bit of eye irritation. Now the pain and occasionally blurred vision made him worry that it would lead to a permanent loss of vision. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 29, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Reducing Treatment Burden of Anti-VEGF: Ophthalmology Times
(MedPage Today) -- Also, cataract surgery associated with lower mortality risk in women (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 23, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

General Anesthesia at Least as Good as Sedation for Thrombectomy
(MedPage Today) -- Similar infarct size, but possibly better reperfusion and outcomes in trial (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 17, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Have Robotics Had a Detrimental Effect on Surgical Residency?
(MedPage Today) -- Learning at the console vastly different from open surgical training (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 12, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Targeted Pre-Op Care for Seniors May Boost Outcomes (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Program participation linked to shorter hospital stays, fewer readmissions (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 4, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

When VA Outsources PCI, Some Patients Lose (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Survival disadvantage seen with angioplasties at non-VA centers -- but not with CABG (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 3, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Children With Vocal Nodules Benefit from All Types of Voice Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- Direct, indirect forms of treatment both helped quality of life in trial (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - December 28, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

No Difference in Infant Cognitive Scores for Brain Injury Tx (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Shunting vs two-part procedure had similar results in African infants (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - December 20, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Nerve Transfer May Restore Function in Stroke Victims (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Significant improvements seen for spastic arm hemiplegia in Chinese study (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - December 20, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Novel TAVR Valve Achieves Pacing and Leak Rates On Par With Surgery (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Pivotal study shows lowest-yet PPM rate for transcatheter aortic valves (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - December 18, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Study: Two-Year Extension of Aromatase Inhibitors Is Long Enough (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No extra benefit from 5-year extension in breast cancer patients (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - December 7, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Trastuzumab No Benefit In Low-HER2 Breast Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- New findings should ditch use of drug for women not clearly HER2-positive (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - December 6, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Elevated Troponin After Non-Cardiac Surgery Signals Mortality Risk
(MedPage Today) -- 30-day death risk more than doubled, and it persisted (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - December 5, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

CREST Failed to Dampen Enthusiasm for Carotid Stenting in Elderly (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Continued to rise despite 2010 study suggesting it was inferior to surgery (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - December 4, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

ECG Watch Band; ASA for Venous Ulcers; Chocolate, Balding, and More
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - December 1, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

TCT: Easier Recovery with PCI vs CABG Validated in EXCEL Trial
(MedPage Today) -- But early quality of life advantage largely dissipates by 1 year (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - October 31, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Morning Break: Less Arsenic a Success; Too Much Cancer Tx;'Uber of Birth Control' Expanding
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - October 25, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Fentanyl Dulls Brilinta Efficacy During PCI
(MedPage Today) -- Drug-drug interaction delays platelet inhibition effect, trial finds (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - October 19, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

CardioBrief: NOACs Not Linked To Excess Bleeding in Real World
(MedPage Today) -- Observational study compares new anticoagulants to warfarin in VTE (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - October 17, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Subpar Surveillance After Vascular Surgery (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Follow-up imaging not often performed after five procedures at U.S. hospitals (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - October 12, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Study: Triple-Vessel CABG Strategy Matters in the Long Run
(MedPage Today) -- Better outcomes with additional RITA or RA grafting (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - October 11, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Why Do Most Hospitals Ignore Guidelines on Fasting Before Surgery?
(MedPage Today) -- Baltimore anesthesiologist responds to Slate critique (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - October 8, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Post-Op Gastric Bypass Care Vital for Preventing Anemia
(MedPage Today) -- 10 years after surgery, most who didn't seek post-op care developed anemia (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - September 22, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Surgical Resident in Legal Battle With Her Employer
(MedPage Today) -- Told to repeat a year of training, she sues, and is sued back (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - September 17, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Opioids: What Happens to the Unused Pills?
(MedPage Today) -- Opioid disposal poses a problem (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - September 8, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: VR Rehab Means Pleasant Hospital Stays
(MedPage Today) -- British hospital takes inpatient therapy to another level (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - September 1, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news