Hip-Op is a 3D surgical planning system for total hip replacement originally conceived at the Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli (Bologna, Italy) and currently developed by the Bio-Computing Competence Centre.
An Ohio woman is recovering after her scalp was ripped off in a factory accident. WEWS's Bob Jones reports.
Mary Richardson of Steward Health Care explores the advantages of MAKOplasty®, a robotic, partial knee replacement surgery. MAKOplasty® enables surgeons to perform less invasive procedures on both the hip and the knee that are known to have much speedier recovery times. We meet two patients who have seen, first-hand, the benefits of this innovative surgical option.
CNN's Brooke Baldwin and Elizabeth Cohen discuss the connection between a traveling lab tech and the disease outbreak.
Weight loss surgery might not reduce healthcare costs after all, according to a report published in the Archives of Surgery. Comparing nearly 850 obese individuals who underwent bariatric surgery to 850 who did not, researchers found that health care expenditures were not reduced in the first 3 years following the operation.
The overhauled United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) kidney transplant allocation guidelines will likely remove a controversial age-matching component from its algorithm, researchers said here.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen tells us about an outpatient procedure to get rid of varicose veins.
In honor of Ansell Sandel Medical Solutions LLC TIME OUT Day photo contest, The University of Louisville Hospital, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, put together an informative music video showing the steps of TIME OUT.
Johannesburg (CNN) -- A novel skin graft treatment appears to be working for a 3-year-old South African girl burned over 80 percent of her body in January, a spokeswoman for her family said Tuesday. A medical team led by reconstructive surgeon Ridwan Mia spent four hours Monday night removing wrappings from Isabella "Pippi" Kruger's body, according to spokeswoman Ilze Rabie.
For Hai, 31, one high-risk surgery is the deciding factor between life and death. Doctors in Vietnam gave Hai less than a year to life. But his friends and family have reached out to renowned plastic surgeon Dr. McKay McKinnon of Chicago, who has successfully removed life-threatening tumors from patients around the world, to see if he can help save Hai.