Device Type Matters for Valve-in-Valve TAVR in Small Anatomies
(MedPage Today) -- PARIS -- For people with failed surgical aortic valves, the choice of device for a subsequent valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) had implications for valve hemodynamics down the line, researchers showed... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - May 20, 2022 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

The Use of Fetal Bovine Collagen on Chronic Wounds The Use of Fetal Bovine Collagen on Chronic Wounds
A new study examines the effects of a fetal bovine collagen on limb salvage in chronic wounds.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Moisturization During Cancer Resection Reduces Complications Moisturization During Cancer Resection Reduces Complications
Intraoperative moisturization by intermittent saline application may help reduce the rate of perioperative complications during cancer resection and reconstructive surgery.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

In Patients With CBD Stones, Cholecystectomy Wound Infection Rates Similar With Broad- vs Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics In Patients With CBD Stones, Cholecystectomy Wound Infection Rates Similar With Broad- vs Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics
In patients with common bile duct stones undergoing same-admission cholecystectomy, surgical site infection rates are low and similar with broad- and narrow-spectrum antibiotics, observational data suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

TAVR Stays Its Course as 10-Year Durability Data Trickle In
(MedPage Today) -- PARIS -- Extended follow-up data were reassuring for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR, or TAVI) durability beyond 10 years, investigators found. In the U.K. TAVI registry, there was a 5.9% incidence of severe structural... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - May 19, 2022 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

'Acuity Circles' Policy Tied to Delays in Liver Procurement for Transplant
(MedPage Today) -- Implementation of the acuity circles (AC) allocation policy led to more delays in organ procurement, a retrospective study found. The average pre-procurement time grew from 47.6 hours prior to the AC allocation policy to 50... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - May 19, 2022 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Post-Mohs Bleeding Risk in Patients on Ibrutinib for CLL Studied Post-Mohs Bleeding Risk in Patients on Ibrutinib for CLL Studied
Two studies evaluated the risk, with results indicating that holding the treatment before and after surgery helps reduce the risk for bleeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Shared Decision-Making'Only Sometimes Useful' in Surgery Shared Decision-Making'Only Sometimes Useful' in Surgery
A new study finds that surgeons ' use of shared decision-making is highly variable, but editorialists argue that this approach may be inappropriate when a scenario is clear-cut.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Episode 4: Better Ways to Sustain Weight Loss in Type 2 Diabetes Episode 4: Better Ways to Sustain Weight Loss in Type 2 Diabetes
Patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity have more options today than ever before. Join host Dr Silvio Inzucchi and obesity expert Dr Ania Jastreboff as they discuss ways to support weight loss.Medscape (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology InDiscussion Source Type: news

Bupivacaine Following Mohs Surgery Reduces Opioid Use Bupivacaine Following Mohs Surgery Reduces Opioid Use
Patients report lower pain and opioid use with a single injection of the local anesthetic compared with placebo.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 16, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Cyanoacrylate Skin Protectant for Skin Damage in Children Cyanoacrylate Skin Protectant for Skin Damage in Children
The application of a cyanoacrylate liquid skin protectant is a safe and effective option for managing skin damage in infants and children.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

The Case for Post-COVID Steroids The Case for Post-COVID Steroids
Dr F. Perry Wilson cautions against changing practice on the basis of a single study.Medscape (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

HAIP Chemotherapy or Resection for Multifocal Bile Duct Cancer?
(MedPage Today) -- Hepatic arterial infusion pump (HAIP) floxuridine chemotherapy may represent an effective alternative to curative-intent resection in patients with multifocal intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma who are at risk for surgical complications... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - May 11, 2022 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

How Surgical Behavior for Colon Cancer Shifted in the Pandemic
(MedPage Today) -- More patients in Sweden diagnosed with colon cancer during the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic underwent ostomy surgery, and fewer residents participated in resections, according to an observational study. In the analysis... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - May 10, 2022 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Pandemic's Impact on Surgical Training Is Lessening, but Trainees' Mental Health Still at Risk Pandemic's Impact on Surgical Training Is Lessening, but Trainees' Mental Health Still at Risk
Compared to Spring 2020, by Summer 2021 surgical education and training were less negatively impacted by the pandemic, although disruption of emotional well-being remained high, survey results showed.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news