Men With Stress Urinary Incontinence Tend to Delay Surgery for Years Men With Stress Urinary Incontinence Tend to Delay Surgery for Years
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Young Surgeons Face High Debt, Financial Instability Young Surgeons Face High Debt, Financial Instability
As the costs of medical school and training continue to rise, young surgeons often face debt burdens that make it difficult for them to start their careers and pay off their loans, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

ERCP During Lap Chole Tied to Best Outcomes for Choledocholithiasis ERCP During Lap Chole Tied to Best Outcomes for Choledocholithiasis
For patients with gallstones in the common bile duct, a so-called rendezvous approach is associated with the highest rates of safety and success compared with three other techniques, researchers in Italy say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Blue-Dye Tablet During Bowel Prep Boosts Polyp Detection Rate Blue-Dye Tablet During Bowel Prep Boosts Polyp Detection Rate
Swallowing a tablet of delayed-release methylene blue during bowel preparation for colonoscopy increases detection of adenomas, particularly hard-to-detect ones that are flat or subtle, according to results of a randomized, placebo-controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 1, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

TAP Block May Shorten Hospital Stay After Colorectal Surgery TAP Block May Shorten Hospital Stay After Colorectal Surgery
Use of transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block for pain control appears to shorten hospital stays after colorectal surgery compared with conventional epidural analgesia, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 1, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Another Antibiotic Crisis: Fragile Supply Leads to Shortages Another Antibiotic Crisis: Fragile Supply Leads to Shortages
Shortages of some life-saving antibiotics are putting growing numbers of patients at risk and fueling the evolution of"superbugs" that do not respond to modern medicines, according to a new report on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 1, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

AMA Takes Aim at Gun Violence AMA Takes Aim at Gun Violence
With more than 30,000 Americans dying from gun violence and firearm-related accidents each year, the time to act is now, according to the president of the American Medical Association (AMA).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 31, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Drug-Coated Balloon, Drug-Eluting Stent for Femoropopliteal Lesions Drug-Coated Balloon, Drug-Eluting Stent for Femoropopliteal Lesions
The paclitaxel-coated balloon and the new-generation paclitaxel-eluting stent both seem effective for treating atherosclerotic disease of the femoropopliteal artery, according to two new studies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Ambulatory Colectomy Safe, Feasible for'Carefully Selected' Patients Ambulatory Colectomy Safe, Feasible for'Carefully Selected' Patients
Many patients who require elective colectomy may be candidates for ambulatory surgery, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 29, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Endobronchial-Valve Treatment Improves Lung Function in Emphysema Endobronchial-Valve Treatment Improves Lung Function in Emphysema
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 29, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Pediatric Field Triage Tools Misclassify Many Injured Children Pediatric Field Triage Tools Misclassify Many Injured Children
Field triage protocols are inadequate for determining which injured children need to be transported to specialized pediatric trauma care, according to a systematic review of such protocols.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Naloxone, Naldemedine Best for Opioid Induced Constipation Naloxone, Naldemedine Best for Opioid Induced Constipation
Naloxone is the safest and most effective treatment for opioid-induced constipation (OIC), according to a new review and network meta-analysis published in Gut.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Bowel Prep for Colorectal Surgery: Which Is Most Effective? Bowel Prep for Colorectal Surgery: Which Is Most Effective?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study comparing effectiveness and risks of bowel preparation before elective colorectal surgery.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Large Post-op Genital Hiatus Tied to Failure of Vaginal Vault Suspension Large Post-op Genital Hiatus Tied to Failure of Vaginal Vault Suspension
Women with a large preoperative genital hiatus that is not surgically normalized after native tissue vaginal vault suspension are at risk of prolapse recurrence or retreatment, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

New Nomogram Predicts Conditional Probability Of Survival After Gastric Cancer Surgery New Nomogram Predicts Conditional Probability Of Survival After Gastric Cancer Surgery
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

In-person Training Best for Teaching Emergency Tourniquet Use In-person Training Best for Teaching Emergency Tourniquet Use
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

FDA Declines to Approve Evolus Inc's Rival Treatment to Botox FDA Declines to Approve Evolus Inc's Rival Treatment to Botox
U.S. health regulators on Wednesday declined to approve Evolus Inc's rival product to Allergan Plc's Botox, citing certain deficiencies related to its potential treatment for frown lines.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Bursectomy Does Not Improve Survival in Resectable Gastric Cancer Bursectomy Does Not Improve Survival in Resectable Gastric Cancer
In patients with resectable gastric cancer, bursectomy does not offer a survival advantage over the less radical omentectomy, researchers from Japan report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Survival With Cervical Cancer Similar After Trachelectomy, Hysterectomy Survival With Cervical Cancer Similar After Trachelectomy, Hysterectomy
Trachelectomy to preserve fertility is being performed in a growing number of cervical cancer patients, especially those younger than 30, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Collaborative Trauma QI Program Tied to Better Outcomes Collaborative Trauma QI Program Tied to Better Outcomes
Hospital participation in a trauma quality improvement collaborative is associated with improved outcomes and better compliance with processes of care, a study shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Skull-bone Thinning Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Skull-bone Thinning
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Spots Breast Cancer-related Lymphedema Early Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Spots Breast Cancer-related Lymphedema Early
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Early Antifibrinolytic Therapy Cuts Mortality in Postpartum Hemorrhage Early Antifibrinolytic Therapy Cuts Mortality in Postpartum Hemorrhage
Tranexamic acid (TXA) reduces the risk of death from primary postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), but only when given within three hours of delivery, according to a new Cochrane review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

High-grade Meningiomas: Biology and Implications High-grade Meningiomas: Biology and Implications
This review examines grade II and III meningiomas from a genomic perspective. What are the implications of their genomic and immunological characteristics in terms of future therapeutics?Neurosurgical Focus (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Current Management of Distal Biceps Tears Current Management of Distal Biceps Tears
Get up-to-date on the most current knowledge regarding treatment for distal biceps tears.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

For Evaluating OR Team Performance, Live Observers May Beat Video For Evaluating OR Team Performance, Live Observers May Beat Video
For evaluating and improving operating room (OR) team performance, immediate feedback from a live observer may be more effective than delayed feedback from a video review, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery, Medical Therapy and Bone Turnover in T2D Bariatric Surgery, Medical Therapy and Bone Turnover in T2D
Find out how bariatric surgery impacted bone turnover in patients with type 2 diabetes compared with those who received medical treatment alone.Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Safety and Efficacy of Outpatient Plastic Surgery The Safety and Efficacy of Outpatient Plastic Surgery
A new study assesses the efficacy and patient safety of plastic surgery performed in the outpatient setting.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Alcohol Use and Outcomes in Patients Transplanted for Non-ALD Alcohol Use and Outcomes in Patients Transplanted for Non-ALD
What are the potential consequences of alcohol use after liver transplantation in patients who received transplants for non-alcoholic liver disease?Alcohol and Alcoholism (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Wounded Soldier Gets First Penis Transplant in U.S. Operation Wounded Soldier Gets First Penis Transplant in U.S. Operation
A soldier wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan has received the world's first complete penis and scrotum transplant, officials at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore said on Monday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

FDA Expands Indication for IN.PACT Admiral Balloon in PAD FDA Expands Indication for IN.PACT Admiral Balloon in PAD
The IN.PACT Admiral DCB is now indicated to treat long superficial femoral artery lesions up to 360 mm in patients with peripheral artery disease.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Split-dose Picosulfate Better Tolerated for Bowel Cleansing Split-dose Picosulfate Better Tolerated for Bowel Cleansing
Split-dose picosulfate is better tolerated than 2-1 polyethylene glycol (PEG) for bowel cleansing before colonoscopy, researchers from the Netherlands report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

You Got a Poor USMLE Step 1 Score: Now What? You Got a Poor USMLE Step 1 Score: Now What?
The message to medical students who do fail the USMLE Step 1 is,'continue to pursue one's dream and study diligently.'It doesn't have to be a lifelong stigma.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Austrian Doctor Asperger'Actively Cooperated' With Nazis, Study Says Austrian Doctor Asperger'Actively Cooperated' With Nazis, Study Says
Hans Asperger, the Austrian pediatrician who pioneered research into autism and after whom Asperger syndrome is named,"actively cooperated" with a Nazi program under which disabled children were killed, an academic paper published on Thursday says.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Organs From Overdose-Death Donors a Viable Option for Transplant Organs From Overdose-Death Donors a Viable Option for Transplant
Transplantation with overdose-death donor (ODD) organs has increased dramatically in the U.S., with equivalent outcomes to non-ODD organs, and therefore these organs should not be routinely discarded, researchers in Maryland say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Five-year Nutritional Interventions Do Not Affect Long-term Mortality Five-year Nutritional Interventions Do Not Affect Long-term Mortality
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Pre-hospital Tourniquets Could Help Save Lives in Civilian Setting Pre-hospital Tourniquets Could Help Save Lives in Civilian Setting
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 16, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Tumor Sequencing Useful for Lynch-syndrome Screening Tumor Sequencing Useful for Lynch-syndrome Screening
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Hospitalize Toddlers After Tonsillectomy Hospitalize Toddlers After Tonsillectomy
Children who undergo tonsillectomy before age three are more likely to have complications afterward than kids who have the surgery when they're older, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Female Surgical Researchers Show Gender Biases Similar to Men ’ s Female Surgical Researchers Show Gender Biases Similar to Men ’ s
Women researchers include more females in their surgical research than male researchers do, but their studies are equally gender-biased, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 6, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

U.S. Justice Dept Seizes Over 100 Homes in Crackdown on Marijuana Operation U.S. Justice Dept Seizes Over 100 Homes in Crackdown on Marijuana Operation
U.S. law enforcement agencies seized over 100 homes in the Sacramento, California-area this week in what the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday said was part of a sweeping crackdown on a criminal marijuana growing operation funded by China-based criminal groups.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 6, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Delay J-pouch Surgery for Colitis Until Adolescence: Researchers Delay J-pouch Surgery for Colitis Until Adolescence: Researchers
In children with very-early-onset inflammatory bowel disease (VEO-IBD), J-pouch reconstruction/ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) surgery should be delayed until adolescence, because of the possibility that the diagnosis might change over time, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Total Neoadjuvant Approach Promising in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer Total Neoadjuvant Approach Promising in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer
Preoperative chemotherapy in combination with chemoradiation (total neoadjuvant therapy, or TNT) appears to have advantages over traditional approaches to treating locally advanced rectal cancer, according to new research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Russian Agent May Have Limited Mental Capacity After Nerve Attack Russian Agent May Have Limited Mental Capacity After Nerve Attack
A military-grade nerve toxin attack on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter may have left them with compromised mental capacity and it is unclear whether they will recover, a British judge said on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Fewer Events on Dabigatran After Post-Noncardiac Surgery MI Fewer Events on Dabigatran After Post-Noncardiac Surgery MI
In the MANAGE trial, long-term dabigatran seemed protective in patients with the syndrome of myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery (MINS); observers debated just how to respond to the study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Uncrossmatched Whole Blood Safe for Injured Children With Hemorrhagic Shock Uncrossmatched Whole Blood Safe for Injured Children With Hemorrhagic Shock
Uncrossmatched type O whole blood can be safely used to transfuse injured children with hemorrhagic shock, according to a small study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 21, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Sexual Function Better With Laparoscopic Mesh After Cystocele Repair Sexual Function Better With Laparoscopic Mesh After Cystocele Repair
For cystocele repair, laparoscopic mesh sacropexy (LS) is safer and better preserves sexual function than does transvaginal mesh repair (TVM), according to a randomized trial from France.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 21, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Medicare Patients With Larger Support Networks More Likely to Get Cataract Surgery Medicare Patients With Larger Support Networks More Likely to Get Cataract Surgery
Older adults with fewer family members in their social support network are less likely to undergo cataract surgery, regardless of whether they have a partner, according to a new study using nationally representative survey data.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 19, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Many Transgender Patients Pay Cash for Gender-affirming Surgery Many Transgender Patients Pay Cash for Gender-affirming Surgery
Even though a growing number of transgender patients now use insurance for gender-affirming surgery, almost half are still paying cash for procedures their health plans don ’ t cover, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 19, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Zika-related Birth Defect Rate Pegged at 7 Pct Zika-related Birth Defect Rate Pegged at 7 Pct
A pregnant woman who becomes ill from the Zika virus faces a 7% chance that her child will be born with birth defects, and that risk jumps to nearly 13% if she becomes ill during the first trimester, a new study conducted in French territories in the Americas has concluded.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 19, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news