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August 28, 2014
One might expect surgeons and hospitals would be reimbursed by Medicare at similar rates for similar surgical procedures; however, a new study in Spine Journal indicates that is not the case.
August 27, 2014
In the future, topical chelators and novel agents will be available to improve wound healing in patients with iron aberrations or inflammatory states.
August 25, 2014
As a part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, 6 organizations representing surgeons have contributed lists of tests and procedures that can be unnecessary and a waste of money.
August 21, 2014
A perioperative dose of pregabalin can reduce pain after an oculoplastic eyelid procedure, according to the results of a small study.
August 20, 2014
As more pediatric surgical procedures being conducted as same-day procedures, parents are assuming responsibility for their children's immediate post-operative pain management.
August 14, 2014
Appearance-altering realities in television and social media are not just a recreational pastime for Americans. They influence attitudes toward cosmetic surgery.
August 11, 2014
Stress urinary incontinence has been associated with poor quality of life, social isolation, and depression. A new study compared the cost and cost effectiveness of 3 treatment strategies.
August 06, 2014
Surgery to address drug-resistant epilepsy may improve psychoses, according to a study.
August 04, 2014
The issue of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing, which increases duration of treatment and hospital length of stay, is complicated in the surgical suite.
August 01, 2014
Surgeons and endocrinologists have wondered if bisphosphonate use might reduce revision hip replacements, and a new study indicates they may help.