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Frail patients more likely to die even after low-stress surgical procedures

Frail patients more likely to die even after low-stress surgical procedures

Study: Even a minor surgery can prove to be high-risk for frail patients

Study: Even a minor surgery can prove to be high-risk for frail patients

Pregnant women who undergo gallbladder removal surgery experience longer hospital stays

Pregnant women who undergo gallbladder removal surgery experience longer hospital stays

Lower BMI before obesity surgery predicts greater post-operative weight loss, study finds

Lower BMI before obesity surgery predicts greater post-operative weight loss, study finds

Study shows spillover effect of evidence-based opioid prescribing for major procedures

Study shows spillover effect of evidence-based opioid prescribing for major procedures

Study finds underuse of minimally invasive surgeries in elderly Medicare patients

Study finds underuse of minimally invasive surgeries in elderly Medicare patients

New AGA guideline focuses on critical decisions made during initial management of acute pancreatitis

New AGA guideline focuses on critical decisions made during initial management of acute pancreatitis

Reducing use of 'low value' surgical procedures vital to cut healthcare costs and enhance care

Reducing use of 'low value' surgical procedures vital to cut healthcare costs and enhance care

EHR systems improve outcomes for weekend surgery patients, study shows

EHR systems improve outcomes for weekend surgery patients, study shows

Novel surgical approach can help remove diseased gallbladder through single, small incision

Novel surgical approach can help remove diseased gallbladder through single, small incision

Telephone postoperative clinic improves access to care, mitigates long travel distances for patients

Telephone postoperative clinic improves access to care, mitigates long travel distances for patients

New robotic platform can help make future robotic surgery much safer, less invasive

New robotic platform can help make future robotic surgery much safer, less invasive

New Cleveland Clinic study shows bariatric surgery is safe option for managing type 2 diabetes in overweight or mildly obese patients

New Cleveland Clinic study shows bariatric surgery is safe option for managing type 2 diabetes in overweight or mildly obese patients

Weight-loss surgery may be safe for managing type 2 diabetes in patients with mild obesity

Weight-loss surgery may be safe for managing type 2 diabetes in patients with mild obesity

Dedicated laparoscopic tool can reduce risk in gallbladder procedure

Dedicated laparoscopic tool can reduce risk in gallbladder procedure

Researchers set out to develop new imaging method to reduce risks linked with gallbladder removal surgery

Researchers set out to develop new imaging method to reduce risks linked with gallbladder removal surgery

Individually tailored treatment may help reduce mortality risk in patients undergoing routine surgeries

Individually tailored treatment may help reduce mortality risk in patients undergoing routine surgeries

New review article analyzes pros and cons of different treatment approaches to gallbladder disease

New review article analyzes pros and cons of different treatment approaches to gallbladder disease

Surgical treatment of obesity, diabetes as safe as other commonly performed surgical procedures

Surgical treatment of obesity, diabetes as safe as other commonly performed surgical procedures

Preoperative IV ibuprofen improves quality of recovery after laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery

Preoperative IV ibuprofen improves quality of recovery after laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery