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Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty Has Fewer Complications

Fewer complications seen compared with conventional total knee arthroplasty, but robotic-assisted procedure is more costly

Anesthesia-Surgery Team Sex Diversity Linked to Improved Postop Outcomes

Hospitals with higher sex diversity (>35 percent female) had reduced odds of 90-day major morbidity

Targeted Diagnostic Botox Injections Can Identify Trigger Sites for Migraine

Use of Botox as diagnostic model for migraine headache has positive predictive value of 89.5 percent

Racial, Ethnic Differences Seen in Breast Cancer Treatment Declination

American Indian, Alaska Native, other; Asian or Pacific Islander; Black patients more likely to decline surgery

Procedure Risk Tied to Outcomes in Older Emergency General Surgery Patients

Procedure risk more predictive than assessments of frailty

Cannabis Use Disorder Increasingly Seen in Teens Scheduled for Surgery

Adolescents with CUD have increased odds of respiratory complications, ICU admission, mechanical ventilation

Seven Percent of Outpatients Experience One or More Adverse Event

Overall, 23.2 percent of adverse events are preventable; 17.2 percent are serious

GLP1 Receptor Agonists Do Not Up Risk for Complications After Emergency Surgery

Risk for respiratory complications in patients with type 2 diabetes not increased with use of GLP1 receptor agonists

Noninvasive Imaging Aids Selection of Stenosis Patients Needing Revascularization Procedure

CT fractional flow reserve analysis safely cuts rates of invasive procedures without compromising safety

Wearable Technology During Surgery Provides Neurosurgeons With Postural Info

Pilot study included neurosurgeons performing cranial and spinal procedures