' Ozempic Face': Accepting Wrinkles for Improved Health'Ozempic Face': Accepting Wrinkles for Improved Health
Some who are taking Ozempic are complaining about their faces thinning as an effect of this weight loss drug. Dr Anne Peters thinks the benefit of this new medication outweighs the risk.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 3, 2023 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Preoperative Preparation for Gender-Affirming Vaginoplasty Surgery Preoperative Preparation for Gender-Affirming Vaginoplasty Surgery
As the number of surgeries increases, so does the need for a standardized approach to preoperative evaluation and patient preparation.MDedge (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 3, 2023 Category: Surgery Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Chilling Donors Not as Good as Machine Perfusion for Kidney Transplant
(MedPage Today) -- Therapeutic hypothermia of donors didn't preserve kidney function as well as machine perfusion of the organ during cold storage, a randomized trial found. Compared with kidneys pumped with a non-oxygenated, cold dialysate after... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - February 3, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Lucio Phenomenon in an Adolescent Female Lucio Phenomenon in an Adolescent Female
This report describes a case of Lucio phenomenon, a rare and potentially deadly condition, in a 17-year-old female patient.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Surgical Resident Independence Not Tied to Higher Post-Op Risks
(MedPage Today) -- Residents performing general surgery and hernia repairs can do so safely with varying degrees of supervision, restrospective cohort studies from the U.S. and Denmark showed, though such opportunities are becoming more scarce... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - February 1, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Can a Nationwide Liver Paired Donation Program Work? Can a Nationwide Liver Paired Donation Program Work?
The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) has launched the first national paired liver donation pilot program in the United States, but some experts are skeptical.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - January 30, 2023 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

'Can You Hear Me Now?'
(MedPage Today) -- When the landmark Medicare legislation was enacted back in 1965, hearing loss was viewed as one of the most common consequences of aging. Hence, hearing aids were not included in the benefit package. Over the years, we've come... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 30, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Obesity Treatment in Orthopedic Surgery Obesity Treatment in Orthopedic Surgery
Overweight and obesity can lead to an increased risk for complications after orthopedic procedures. What can surgeons do to help patients address this issue?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 27, 2023 Category: Surgery Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Neoadjuvant Chemo Reduces Disease Recurrence in Operable Colon Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Six weeks of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for patients with operable colon cancer is safe and results in downstaging, increased complete resection rates, and better disease control at 2 years, according to results from the randomized... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 24, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports Q4 and Full-Year 2022 Results
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – January 24, 2023 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for fourth-quarter and full year 2022. “Our full year 2022 results reflect the continued strength and stability of our three business segments, despite macroeconomic challenges,” said Joaquin Duato, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. “I am inspired by our employees who make a difference in the health and lives of people around the world every day. As we look ahead to 2023, Johnson & Johnson is well-positioned to drive near-term growth, while also investing strategically to deliver long-term value...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 24, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aspirin Toe-to-Toe With LMWH Injections in Orthopedic Trauma
(MedPage Today) -- For patients with a variety of traumatic bone fractures, plain old oral aspirin provided just as good thromboprophylaxis as traditional low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) injections in the large PREVENT CLOT randomized trial... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 19, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Canada's Ontario to Expand Use of Private Healthcare Providers Canada's Ontario to Expand Use of Private Healthcare Providers
Canada ' s most populous province, Ontario, plans to significantly expand its use of private providers to perform public health services, the premier said on Monday, in a bid to deal with backlogs and delays in a healthcare system strained by the coronavirus pandemic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 18, 2023 Category: Surgery Tags: Business of Medicine News Source Type: news

Use of Whole Blood for Severe Hemorrhage in the ED Tied to Lower Mortality
(MedPage Today) -- Use of whole blood (WB) combined with component therapy-based massive transfusion protocol (MTP) improved survival over MTP alone in patients with severe hemorrhage, a retrospective cohort study suggested. Among nearly 2,800... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 18, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Post-Transplant Triplet Bests Lenalidomide Maintenance Alone in Myeloma
(MedPage Today) -- Use of a triple-drug maintenance combination appeared to improve progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma following induction therapy and autologous stem-cell transplantation, an interim... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 17, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Presurgical Interventions to Promote Smoking Cessation Presurgical Interventions to Promote Smoking Cessation
Smoking increases the risk of respiratory and cardiocirculatory complications of surgery, and impacts surgical wound healing. Can promoting smoking cessation before surgery improve outcomes?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 17, 2023 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news