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High BMI Increases Complications for Chest Masculinization Surgery

However, regardless of BMI, risk for severe complications during gender-affirming chest surgery are very low

Number of Cancer Treatments Provided Decreased in First Year of COVID-19

No significant change seen in type of cancer treatment provided for majority of cancer sites and stages evaluated

Receipt of Guideline-Concordant Care Lower for Black Colorectal Cancer Patients

Disparity explained by health insurance among those with colon and rectal cancer

Opioid Use Down With Erector Spinae Plane Blocks in Lumbar Laminectomy

Bilateral erector spinae plane blocks combined with multimodal analgesia also reduces pain scores, need for antiemetic therapy

Man Maimed by Electric Shock Receives First-Ever Face Transplant That Includes New Eye

Surgery took 21 hours and a medical team of more than 140 surgeons, nurses, and other health care professionals

ASN: Multicomponent Intervention Does Not Increase Steps Toward Kidney Transplant

Intervention does not significantly increase the rate of completed steps toward receiving a kidney transplant

Double-Lung Transplant, Breast Implants Save Life of Man Who Battled Vaping-Linked Illness

The DD breast implants physically supported his heart after his infected lungs were removed

American College of Surgeons, Oct. 22-25

By Beth Gilbert HealthDay Reporter The annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons was held this year from Oct. 22 to 25 in Boston...

Maintenance Immunosuppressive Drugs Tied to Severe COVID-19

Findings seen for recipients across solid organ transplant types

Orthopedics Not Viewed as Diverse Field

Black patients consider race of surgeon as more important in provider selection than White patients do