After identifying a research gap in work status before and after joint replacement, researchers from the Netherlands looked for data describing work status and time to return to work among patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA).
The use of minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery has become so widespread that some surgeons are concerned those in training have insufficient exposure to the open procedures it has replaced.
Patients who have experienced hemorrhage and sepsis seem to gain the most benefit from damage control procedures if the surgeon uses careful patient selection.
New-onset diabetes mellitus incidence is lower in living donor liver transplant (LDLT) recipients than in deceased donor liver transplant (DDLT) recipients.
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.
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.