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Hologram-guided external ventricular drain insertion yields greater accuracy and no adverse events

Hologram-Guided External Ventricular Drain Insertion Feasible

Fewer passes, less target deviation with hologram-guided external ventricular drain placement

American Academy of Otolaryngology, Oct. 7-10

The 122nd American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting and OTO Experience The annual meeting of the American Academy of...
Hologram-guided external ventricular drain insertion is feasible

Hologram-Guided External Ventricular Drain Insertion Feasible

Fewer passes, less target deviation with hologram-guided external ventricular drain placement
Patients undergoing surgery assume opioids will be most effective for postoperative pain relief

ASA: Patients Assume Post-Op Opioids Are Best for Pain Relief

Ninety-four percent of patients who believe they will receive opioids think they will be effective
For patients undergoing cervical or lumbar spinal fusions

ASA: Review Links Opioids With Complications Post-Spine Surgery

Higher postoperative pain score, worse quality of life for post-op pain management with opioids
Global cesarean section rates are increasing

Global Rates of Cesarean Section on the Rise Since 2000

Articles discuss effects of C-section on health of mothers and children, interventions to reduce use
Following elective arthroscopic hip surgery

Clinical Comorbidities Up After Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Increases seen in mental health disorders, chronic pain, substance use disorders, heart disorders
An "enhanced recovery after surgery" program is associated with a significant reduction in opioid consumption after gynecologic surgery with no increase in pain scores

Opioid Use Down With ‘Enhanced Recovery After Surgery’ Program

Opioid consumption drops for women undergoing gynecologic surgery, no increase in pain scores
Almost 43 percent of patients diagnosed with breast cancer presenting to a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center for a second opinion have a change in diagnosis

Second Opinion at NCI Center Valuable for Breast CA Patients

Almost 43 percent of those presenting to NCI center for second opinion have change in diagnosis

September 2018 Briefing – Surgery

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Surgery for September 2018. This roundup includes the latest...