A researcher is developing a surgical robot for the commercial market.
This approach could help facilities keep costs down for both them and the patients.
The hospital's heart transplant team revised two protocols for this quality improvement initiative.
Surgical teams reduced UTI rates by paying close attention to catheter use before and after surgery.
Several databases are used, but a study shows this one is the most robust.
More states could turn over operations to the federal government if things don't change.
"Now we have a handle on why stem cells cause men to relapse after radiotherapy," said a professor.
The new study shows that patient satisfaction ratings after surgery for spinal degenerative disease line up well with the level of improvement in pain and disability achieved.
This data could help researchers develop better drugs in the future.
After decades of overtreatment, patients are more likely to receive care matched to their risk level.
The study suggests that drugs targeting a receptor may improve cancer treatment.
EndoChoice, Inc.'s Fuse Full Spectrum Endoscopy Generation 2 was nominated for Surgical Products' 2015 Excellence in Surgical Products Awards.
Developers hope this tool makes mini-laparoscopy an option for surgeons.
Multisource feedback is a key method of professional development for many industries, study authors say.