Children With CP May Have Worse Pain, Be Less Active When Parents Catastrophize Children With CP May Have Worse Pain, Be Less Active When Parents Catastrophize
If their parents catastrophize pain, children with cerebral palsy (CP) have worse pain and more impaired activities of daily living after intrathecal baclofen (ITB) surgery to control spasticity, according to results of a study presented last month at the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) World Congress on Pain in Boston.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Latest Pancreatic Cancer Staging System & quot;Slightly & quot; More Prognostic Latest Pancreatic Cancer Staging System & quot;Slightly & quot; More Prognostic
Compared to the previous edition, the recently released eighth edition of the TNM staging system shows a modest increase in prognostic accuracy for patients with resected pancreatic ductal cancer, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Cuts CAD in Very Obese, but Do Effects Wane? Bariatric Surgery Cuts CAD in Very Obese, but Do Effects Wane?
Bariatric surgery reduces macrovascular disease in obese patients with diabetes. Although, weight regain remains a challenge in all patients, if expectations are realistic, it's a good treatment option.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Doctors Move Away From Using Live Animals for Trauma Surgery Training Doctors Move Away From Using Live Animals for Trauma Surgery Training
An initiative to replace the use of live animals with a human simulator for trauma surgery practice prompted training programs in more than 20 countries to make the switch, saving them money in the process, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Risk of HIV Transmission Through Biting or Spitting Risk of HIV Transmission Through Biting or Spitting
A better understanding of the possible transmission of HIV through spitting and biting could have important implications for prevention strategies.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Comprehensive Evaluation of the Learning Curve for POEM Comprehensive Evaluation of the Learning Curve for POEM
How difficult is it to train endoscopists in the challenging procedure of peroral endoscopic myotomy, and how many cases are required to achieve technical proficiency?Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Placing a Bypass Stent During Cataract Surgery Cuts Need for Glaucoma Eyedrops Placing a Bypass Stent During Cataract Surgery Cuts Need for Glaucoma Eyedrops
Implantation of the iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass in conjunction with cataract surgery is associated with reduced need for glaucoma eyedrops, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Negative-pressure Wound Therapy May Curb Laparotomy Infections Negative-pressure Wound Therapy May Curb Laparotomy Infections
Pooled data suggest that prophylactic wound dressings under negative pressure can reduce surgical site infections (SSI) in closed laparotomy incisions, according to researchers in Ireland.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Stents Can Help Manage Leaks After Bariatric Surgery Stents Can Help Manage Leaks After Bariatric Surgery
Stent placement can be effective for managing postoperative leaks after bariatric surgery, according to a database analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 3, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Grade Group Better Than Gleason Score for Predicting Prostate Cancer Outcomes Grade Group Better Than Gleason Score for Predicting Prostate Cancer Outcomes
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Sparse Evidence to Select Optimal Treatment for Basal Cell Carcinoma Sparse Evidence to Select Optimal Treatment for Basal Cell Carcinoma
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Reduces Comorbidities in Older Patients Bariatric Surgery Reduces Comorbidities in Older Patients
Evidence to support bariatric surgery for improving non-weight loss outcomes in patients over age 65 is of low to moderate strength, the authors of a new systematic review conclude.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Arterial Switch No Hindrance to Successful Pregnancy Outcome Arterial Switch No Hindrance to Successful Pregnancy Outcome
Arterial switch surgery for transposition of the great arteries appears to have no subsequently negative effect on pregnancy or on offspring, according to UK researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Post-Op Opioids Used Far More in US Than Hong Kong Post-Op Opioids Used Far More in US Than Hong Kong
Head and neck surgery patients in Hong Kong are far less likely to be prescribed opioids than patients undergoing similar surgeries in the U.S., new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 19, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Prehabilitation Boosts Functional Status in Esophagogastric Surgery Patients Prehabilitation Boosts Functional Status in Esophagogastric Surgery Patients
Prehabilitation improves perioperative functional capacity in patients undergoing esophagogastric surgery, researchers have found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Intranasal Airway Device Safely Boosts Breathing After Nasal Surgery Intranasal Airway Device Safely Boosts Breathing After Nasal Surgery
An intraoperatively placed airway device is well tolerated and maintains nasal patency after rhinoplasty and nasal reconstruction without increasing the risk of incisional dehiscence, researchers in California say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Pregnancy Stigma, Lack of Maternity Leave May Drive Women From Surgery Careers Pregnancy Stigma, Lack of Maternity Leave May Drive Women From Surgery Careers
Women training for careers in surgery are more likely to abandon the profession when they experience pregnancy discrimination or have insufficient time for maternity leave, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 13, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Resective Epilepsy Surgery a & quot;Viable & quot; Option in Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Resective Epilepsy Surgery a & quot;Viable & quot; Option in Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Type of Weight Loss Surgery Matters for People With Severe Obesity Type of Weight Loss Surgery Matters for People With Severe Obesity
People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) than with sleeve gastrectomy, a small U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Better Perioperative Outcomes With Laparoscopic Pancreatoduodenectomy Better Perioperative Outcomes With Laparoscopic Pancreatoduodenectomy
Laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy leads to shorter hospital stays and more favorable postoperative course than open pancreatoduodenectomy, according to results from the PADULAP randomized controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

When a Patient Turns Into a Friend When a Patient Turns Into a Friend
Dr David Kerr discusses his personal experience with patients who become friends.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Robot-Assisted Implantation of Artificial Urinary Sphincter Feasible in Women Robot-Assisted Implantation of Artificial Urinary Sphincter Feasible in Women
Robot assistance helps make laparoscopic implantation of the AMS-800 artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) from Boston Scientific a practical approach to treating women with stress urinary incontinence, according to French researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 6, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Nalbuphine May Be Option for Opioid-Induced Urine Retention Nalbuphine May Be Option for Opioid-Induced Urine Retention
Clinicians should consider nalbuphine for patients with opioid-induced urine retention who do not respond to alpha-1 blockers or who want to stop bladder catheterization, the authors of a case report suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 6, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

More With Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis Receiving Liver Transplants More With Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis Receiving Liver Transplants
More patients with severe acute alcoholic hepatitis (SAH) are receiving early liver transplants (LTs), new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 5, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Cataract Surgery Not Tied to Longer Life for Women, After All Cataract Surgery Not Tied to Longer Life for Women, After All
While older women may have a better quality of life and better vision after surgery to remove cataracts, newly reanalyzed data suggest they shouldn't base their decision to have the surgery on whether it will help them live longer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 5, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Plastic Surgery Videos on YouTube Aren't Always Accurate Plastic Surgery Videos on YouTube Aren't Always Accurate
YouTube videos about facial plastic surgery procedures garner hundreds of millions of views - but they often present inaccurate medical information, a new study found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 28, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

General Surgeon Shortage Growing in US General Surgeon Shortage Growing in US
The shortage of general surgeons in the U.S. is projected to get worse as the number of these doctors entering the workforce each year fails to keep pace with population growth, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Anti-Reflux Surgery Promising in Some With Pulmonary Fibrosis Anti-Reflux Surgery Promising in Some With Pulmonary Fibrosis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

ASCEND: Aspirin Not Needed for Primary Prevention in Diabetes ASCEND: Aspirin Not Needed for Primary Prevention in Diabetes
The benefit of aspirin on reducing vascular events did not outweigh the increased risk for serious bleeding in this new large primary prevention trial in diabetic patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Prompt Cholecystectomy Might Curb Hospital Stay Prompt Cholecystectomy Might Curb Hospital Stay
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 25, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

With Preparation, Sending Adult Patients Home Alone After Ambulatory Anesthesia Is Safe With Preparation, Sending Adult Patients Home Alone After Ambulatory Anesthesia Is Safe
Adult patients having outpatient procedures with short-acting sedation may be safe going home alone, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 24, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

High Fertility Rate After Surgery for Colorectal Endometriosis High Fertility Rate After Surgery for Colorectal Endometriosis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Applications and Validation of an Innovative Wound Score Applications and Validation of an Innovative Wound Score
The authors present a versatile 10-point wound scoring tool that makes it possible to grade wounds easily and accurately using objective findings.Wounds (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Aquablation May Improve Symptoms in Men With Large Prostates Aquablation May Improve Symptoms in Men With Large Prostates
Aquablation, which uses robotically guided waterjets to remove excess prostate tissue, appears to improve lower-urinary-tract symptoms (LUTS) in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and large prostate glands, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Doctors Reckon With High Rate of Suicide in Their Ranks Doctors Reckon With High Rate of Suicide in Their Ranks
The devastating loss of a promising young doctor prompts soul-searching and action at one of the nation ’ s largest emergency room staffing companies.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Oximetry Results Help Determine Need for Adenotonsillectomy Oximetry Results Help Determine Need for Adenotonsillectomy
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Continuous Noninvasive BP Monitoring During Surgery Continuous Noninvasive BP Monitoring During Surgery
Can continuous noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring during surgery reduce the incidence of intraoperative hypotension?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

C. diff Infection and Graft Loss in Solid Organ Transplants C. diff Infection and Graft Loss in Solid Organ Transplants
The development of C. difficile infection following solid organ transplantation may contribute to an increased risk of graft loss, a new study suggests.American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Microvascular Decompression Surgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia Microvascular Decompression Surgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia
In this article, the authors present their techniques for minimizing venous complications in microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm.Neurosurgical Focus (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Male, Female Trauma Patients Face Similar Rates of Domestic, Sexual Violence Male, Female Trauma Patients Face Similar Rates of Domestic, Sexual Violence
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Surgical-Resident Operative Experience Continues to Narrow Surgical-Resident Operative Experience Continues to Narrow
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Match These Quotes to Famous Medical Books Match These Quotes to Famous Medical Books
Can you identify these famous quotes from some of medicine's most cherished tomes? Take the quiz to find out.Medscape (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Sustained Response to Golimumab Predicts Good Outcomes in Ulcerative Colitis Sustained Response to Golimumab Predicts Good Outcomes in Ulcerative Colitis
Continuous clinical response (CCR) to golimumab treatment is associated with favorable outcomes in patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (UC), according to a post hoc analysis of the PURSUIT-M trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Migraine Patients May Be at Greater Risk of Tinnitus Migraine Patients May Be at Greater Risk of Tinnitus
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 21, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Embolization Not Ready for Prime Time in BPH-LUTS Treatment Embolization Not Ready for Prime Time in BPH-LUTS Treatment
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Surgeon Gets Life in Prison for Role in Opioid Death Surgeon Gets Life in Prison for Role in Opioid Death
The Florida spine surgeon was convicted by a federal jury on charges related to making counterfeit oxycodone in his office, which was linked to the overdose death of a 34-year-old woman.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Adjust Expectations Before Multi-Flap Reconstruction for Head and Neck Cancer Adjust Expectations Before Multi-Flap Reconstruction for Head and Neck Cancer
Surgeons should weigh the curative potential, as well as functional and aesthetic outcomes and costs, before undertaking complex, multi-flap reconstructions in head and neck cancer patients, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Team Mix Affects Operating Room Social Behavior Team Mix Affects Operating Room Social Behavior
Social behavior in the operating room is significantly affected by the mix of professional roles and the surgeon's gender, according to researchers who observed 200 surgical procedures.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

High Complication Rate After Reversal of Combat-Associated Ostomies High Complication Rate After Reversal of Combat-Associated Ostomies
About 40% of individuals experience complications after reversal of combat-associated ostomies, but shortening the interval from ostomy creation to reversal might reduce that rate, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Opioids After Surgery: What Is the Right Number of Pills? Opioids After Surgery: What Is the Right Number of Pills?
As the opioid epidemic rages, a Johns Hopkins surgeon and researcher is leading an effort to curb overprescribing by offering procedure-specific guidelines to ensure that post-surgical patients leave the hospital with enough, but not too much, pain medication.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 27, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news