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Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority Kids
Access to care might play a role, researcher says
Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment
They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds
Post-Op Pain Management Improves in Past Decade, Survey Shows
Far fewer patients report serious pain two weeks after surgery
Salamanders May Hold Clues to Human Scar Healing
Creatures have remarkable regenerative capabilities, researchers report
Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study
Lack of access to quality care a major factor in these deaths, researchers say
Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain
Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says
If you are scheduled to have surgery, there's a good chance you will be going home on the same day as the procedure.
Major surgery can be intimidating, but you’ll feel more confident if you get all the information you need about your surgery beforehand.
Gastric stapling (restrictive) surgery is a type of bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) procedure performed to limit the amount of food a person can eat.
Surgery for prostate cancer generally requires a stay in the hospital. The length of the hospital stay will depend on the type of procedure performed.
Surgery is the most common way to treat melanoma and is a common treatment for all stages of melanoma.
The goal of most refractive eye surgeries is to reduce or eliminate a person's dependency on eyeglasses or contact lenses.