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TAVR volumes increased 134 percent from 2013 to 2017; valve choice associated with age
Postop complications, readmission, longer stay, higher costs more likely compared with white patients
Program includes walking and education on nutrition, smoking cessation, psychological preparation for surgery
No difference found in overall adaptive behavior at school age; more children walk independently
Recall of 9 million gowns due to possible contamination could affect timing of surgeries
Annual workshops offered to female medical students helped boost their matches for orthopedic surgery residency
Intracranial pressure equilibrium reached in only 22.9 percent of external ventricular drain closures
Issue affects Level 3 surgical gowns and procedural packs that contain these gowns
Short-term, long-term patient satisfaction high with Mohs micrographic surgery for melanoma in situ
Immediate adoption at hospitals seen with decrease in traditional laparoscopic procedures