Necks, Butts Growth Areas for U.S. Plastic Surgeons
More than 15 million cosmetic surgeries and minimally invasive procedures performed in 2013
C-Section Birth May Raise Risk of Adult Obesity: Study
But the research doesn't prove cause-and-effect
Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds
Angioplasty patients run the risk of heart attacks, strokes and death, researchers say
Many Patients Have Pain After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
40 percent suffered pain three months later, and 10 percent did after two years
Ovarian Cancer Gene May Point to Early Removal of Ovaries: Study
In particular, women with BRCA1 mutation should have surgery by age 35, researchers say
Scientists Use Fishing Line, Thread to Make Artificial Muscles
They're 100 times stronger than human muscles and could be used in robots, researchers say
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.