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By Jeannette Wick
A diagnosis of obesity-related hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (OrHH) does not reduce the efficacy of bariatric surgery in men.
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By Jeannette Wick
Smoking cessation before coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) was found to reduce the risk of serious pulmonary complications.
By Jeannette Wick
Study concludes that patients refusing blood products should not be denied non-cardiac surgical treatment.
By Jeannette Wick
New-onset diabetes mellitus incidence is lower in living donor liver transplant (LDLT) recipients than in deceased donor liver transplant (DDLT) recipients.
By Jeannette Wick
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that women and men who underwent gastric bypass surgery underreported their post-operative weight by an average of 1 kg or less.
By Jeannette Wick
During the limited period in which the cosmetic surgeon consults with a body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) patient before rhinoplasty, several factors must be assessed and discussed.

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The patient-clinician relationship has a small but significant effect on health care outcomes, according to a study published online April 9 in PLOS ONE.
The key issues for future physicians are discussed in an article published by the American Medical Association.
A composite-tissue tracheal allograft appears to have retained its structural integrity after the withdrawal of immunosuppressive therapy, according to a letter to the editor published in the April 17 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Rates of diabetes-related complications have declined substantially over the past two decades, according to a study published in the April 17 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Uninsured patients have an increased risk of nonelective thoracic aortic operations, and have increased risks of major morbidity or mortality, according to a study published online April 8 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
Physicians who use Windows XP in their practices may be affected by Microsoft's recent discontinuation of support for the program, according to an article published April 8 in Medical Economics.
Although there are 2 types of abdominal wall reconstruction procedures, both use the same approach to repair the damage from a hernia.
More than 13,000 physicians and cardiovascular team members attended the ACC 2014 meeting in Washington, DC, to focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Meetings & Conferences
July 29 – August 1, 2013
The Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island, SC
August 28-31, 2013
Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston, VA
October 3-6, 2013
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL
October 6-10, 2013
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

Featured Videos
In this segment the panelists describe surgical approaches available for patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), which vary based on the primary site of the tumor.
Anthony Watkins, MD, from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center,discusses the advantages of living donation in kidney transplantation.
In this video, Allan Stewart, MD, assistant professor of surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, discusses the advances in Cardiovascular surgery.
In this video, Beth A. Schrope, MD, PhD, assistant professor of surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, discusses the types of chronic pancreatitis patients who are candidates for total pancreatectomy with islet cell transplantation.