The device works with the patient's natural breathing, and is implanted under the skin.
The first-ever procedure successfully removed an artificial heart and replaced it with a donated...
Experts say the disease is understudied because of its rarity.
Surgery was deemed a 'durable and effective treatment'.
Infection control has had a lot of new challenges, but in the OR an expert said teams had to be aware of two big ones.
This new technology could help maintain blood glucose in the target range.
With a recent Ebola case verified, experts looked at the lessons learned during last year's outbreak.
Live imaging shows how cancer cells are developed as wounds heal.
The widespread fear isn't backed with science, a study said.
Adding post-operative skin cleaning to a regiment helps reduce SSI rates.
The tradition of stents is hard to break, a study says.
The hot topic of infection control was the theme of conversation this weekend.
Outcomes were better for patients when the system was used, surgeons involved in a study found.
The new approach gives options to inoperable patients, but skeptics say more data needs to be collected.
The only way to eliminate surgical smoke as an occupational hazard is to ensure that your facility has a policy in place.
After working in emergency medicine, Dr. Erik Kulstad decided there had to be a better way to manage a patient's body temperature.
The report says the overuse of antibiotics is causing this issue.
The system works, but could be improved so both established surgeons and new graduates can access the most information.
Researchers say combining antibiotics could be a new strategy to defeat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
“The digital revolution is also creating a data goldmine that can spark medical breakthroughs and improve individualized treatment plans," an expert said.
A study found reinforced shunts offer improved outcomes for heart defect patients.
Researchers said the data showed promise, even though no significant difference was observed.
Catheters have been used throughout history and were made with all sorts of uncomfortable materials.
The earliest mention of sutures as we know them came in 3,000 B.C., in ancient Egypt, and the oldest known suture dates back to a mummy from 1,100 B.C.
Instead of removing nonsolid masses, patients can be monitored with CT screening.
For the June issue of Surgical Products, we worked with all the industry suppliers to put together a comprehensive 2016 Buyers' Guide which can be used as an easy reference tool throughout the next year.
The controversial 'bridge' therapy doesn't lower risk for patients, a study proved.
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