He has been one of the grand old men of our Department of Surgery and a force of nature since he joined the staff 40 years ago!
A minimally invasive surgery could mean more can be done after a patient has a stroke.
This investment will add to the more than 550 new health center sites that have opened in the last four years as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
The Food and Drug Administration warned last fall that the devices should not be used in most cases because they can spread undetected cancers.
One in five hospital patients receives a Foley catheter -- but the new Ann Arbor Criteria suggest that far fewer should.
DePuy Synthes CMF’s SYNTHECEL Dura Repair is a biosynthesized dural replacement derived from cellulose for use in neurosurgery.
While the same concept is the same – using an ideal CO2 wavelength to make incisions – one surgeon said the technology has changed dramatically.
Since the molecular machinery of life only relies on one mirror form, scientists have tried to use the other mirror form to trick the human body for the treatment of diseases. Therapeutic molecules with the non-natural mirror form can perform their healing task in our body while remaining undetected by our immune system.
HAI’s only show up in the news when there is a crisis. Within the last year, the two biggest stories have been the struggle with Ebola, and the recent superbug incidents on the West Coast.
The recent introduction of targeted therapies has led to improved patient survival, but only patients whose tumors have a specific genetic change are eligible for such treatments.
These fish actually hold on better to rough surfaces than to smooth ones, putting to shame industrial suction devices that give way with the slightest uneven surface.
Expanding the Mölnlycke Health Care surgical glove range, the Biogel PI Micro surgical glove offers new levels of comfort, flexibility and protection.
Surgical Products found the pulse of trends in the OR for this month's edition. It met with experts on topics like minimally-invasive surgery, opioids, OR management, preventing surgical site infections and more.
The 3M Steri-Vac Sterilizer/Aerator GS series uses 100 percent ethylene oxide (EO) in single-dose cartridges to safely, effectively, and economically sterilize heat- and moisture-sensitive equipment.
Surgical Products recently sat down with Patricia L. Turner, MD, FACS, Director of the Division of Member Services at the American College of Surgeons (ACS), to discuss the organization’s efforts to promote more of its benefits to grow the number of members, particularly amongst those in the beginning stages of their surgical careers.