Surgical Procedures

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Orthopedic Surgery
Two doctors are operating on a patient's knee. The room is darkly lit and there is a light shining on the area of the body being operated on.
Orthopedic Surgery
06/30/2022
Researchers compared the use of a tourniquet vs tranexamic acid on individuals undergoing a total knee arthroplasty on the prevention of significant blood loss and the need for a blood transfusion.
06/30/2022
Spine Conditions
A doctor is holding up an X-Ray of a spine.
Spine Conditions
06/28/2022
In a recent study, researchers examined the rate and type of complications associated with lateral lumbar interbody fusion during surgical reconstruction of the spine.
06/28/2022
Case In Point
Case In Point
05/02/2022
Bariatric surgery is the most successful weight management modality. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band surgery is one bariatric surgical procedure developed for weight reduction in patients with morbid...
05/02/2022

Interactive Features

Surgical procedures
Surgical procedures
03/26/2020
Should sterile carbon particle suspension be used to demarcate any lesion that may require localization at future endoscopic or surgical procedures with a tattoo? Take the quick quiz and find out.
03/26/2020
Cancer
Cancer
12/27/2018
According to new research, which surgical procedure is associated with lower rates of survival among women with early-stage cervical cancer?
12/27/2018
Surgical procedures
Surgical procedures
09/25/2018
Take our poll to find out the origin of subchondroplasty and how it differs from traditional hip replacement surgery.
09/25/2018
Suturing
Suturing
12/18/2017
Earlier today, Frank, a 49-year-old construction worker, received a deep wound to his forearm while on the job. As you place the final suture to complete a laceration repair, he asks you, “Do I need to keep...
12/18/2017
Surgery
Surgery
12/30/2015
Arnold, a 67-year-old man, had an ileosteomy performed a little over 2 years ago. He had not encountered any difficulty in management of the ileostomy until today, when it became prolapsed. He has tried...
12/30/2015

Clinical Insights

Weight Management
Tien Sy Dong
Weight Management
11/13/2020
In this video, Tien Sy Dong, MD, PhD, from the University of California at Los Angeles, discusses his research on how bariatric surgery can alter the microbiome of certain patients with fatty liver disease...
11/13/2020
Surgical procedures
Surgical procedures
03/23/2020
A recent study aimed to describe the safety and effectiveness of a colonoscopy-assisted approach to re-establish lost cecostomy access in children. Lead author Riad Rahhal, MD, MS, answered our questions. ...
03/23/2020