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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 odds of a major adverse cardiovascular event were more than 14-fold higher when the surgeries were done within the first 3 months after stroke compared with surgery in patients with no stroke history.
Although ectopic thyroid tissue is rare, research has indicated it is more likely to occur in patients with thyroid disease, and a small number of cases are genetic or familial in nature.
Tympanostomy tube obstruction occurs in more than 10% of patients, according to research published online July 10 in JAMA Otolaryngology.
A high proportion of kidney donors report difficulty changing or initiating insurance, according to a study published online July 16 in the American Journal of Transplantation
Following chronic, traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), some bone biomarkers undergo noticeable changes, according to a study published in the July 1 issue of The Spine Journal.
Those who have lost a significant amount of weight are often left with sagging skin, and exercise is not the solution to that problem.
Physicians need to be aware of the ramifications of providing financial assistance to patients, according to an article published July 8 in Medical Economics.
Though physicians routinely weigh therapeutic benefits against risks, several clinical ethics issues are unique to thyroid disease management.

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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.