In a rare series of interlinked operations, six patients are getting kidney transplants from six donors at a San Francisco hospital.
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A closer look at improvements to two of the fastest-growing plastic surgery procedures: gluteoplasty or butt augmentation, and labiaplasty to address cosmetic and functional concerns with the vagina.
Researchers at Aalto University and University of Turku have revealed how obesity is associated with altered opioid neurotransmission in the brain.
A randomized trial suggests that the use of sedatives did not improve patient experiences the day after surgery, and could be associated with the need for a breathing tube to be left in for longer periods of time, as well as slower rates of cognitive recovery.
Gross Prize from the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery Recognizes N. Scott Adzick, M.D. as a World Leader in Fetal Surgery.
A new approach means more than three-fourths of infants with skull flattening related to sleep position can achieve a normal head shape without the need for helmet therapy.
Pietro Valdastri is convinced that the clever application of magnetic force can make minimally invasive surgery easier and more effective.
Neumedicines has been awarded a DoD grant for a clinical trial assessing the safety and efficacy of a prophylactic immunotherapy in surgical wounds, for the purpose of avoiding infection.
The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a lawsuit filed Monday.
The "wearable technology" Google Glass has a wide range of possible applications in plastic surgery — with the potential to enhance surgical training, medical documentation and patient safety.
An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for underground "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death.
Cardinal Health is offering to buy a unit of Johnson & Johnson that makes heart devices for approximately $1.94 billion.
A new study finds that the majority of hospitals in the program continue to see improvements over time.
One in every three women undergoing a mastectomy could potentially be spared chronic post-operative pain if anesthesiologists used a regional anesthetic technique in combination with standard care, according to a new study.
Despite saving thousands of lives yearly, nearly half of organ transplant surgeons report a low sense of personal accomplishment and 40 percent feel emotionally exhausted, according to a national study on transplant surgeon burnout.
Researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that the expansion of insurance coverage in Massachusetts increased the number of elective knee and hip replacement procedures by 4.7 percent, with greater increases among black and Hispanic patients.