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Elective surgery is surgery that is not urgently required due to an emergency. Elective surgery may be performed for medical purposes, such as cataract surgery, or for other work such as breast implants. These are procedures that the person requiring them decides to undertake, and which may be helpful, but are not necessarily essential.
New video campaign highlights how anesthetists are ‘always ready’ on the medical frontline

New video campaign highlights how anesthetists are ‘always ready’ on the medical frontline

Robotic surgery poses challenges as hospital resume elective surgery amid COVID-19

Robotic surgery poses challenges as hospital resume elective surgery amid COVID-19

Survival probabilities are higher in patients who underwent complex pancreatic surgery

Survival probabilities are higher in patients who underwent complex pancreatic surgery

New guidelines reduce number of opioid pills prescribed to patients after surgery

New guidelines reduce number of opioid pills prescribed to patients after surgery

New study offers guidelines on elective orthopedic surgery

New study offers guidelines on elective orthopedic surgery

COVID-19 pandemic has major impact on aesthetic implant market, says GlobalData

COVID-19 pandemic has major impact on aesthetic implant market, says GlobalData

ASPS conducts survey to gauge public's mindset on preferred treatments

ASPS conducts survey to gauge public's mindset on preferred treatments

SARS-CoV-2 paradox: Lower death rate during early stages of the pandemic

SARS-CoV-2 paradox: Lower death rate during early stages of the pandemic

Universal preoperative screening of pediatric patients for COVID-19 improves safety

Universal preoperative screening of pediatric patients for COVID-19 improves safety

GlobalData: Nearly 83.5% of orthopedic procedures estimated to be delayed in the U.S.

GlobalData: Nearly 83.5% of orthopedic procedures estimated to be delayed in the U.S.

SARS-CoV-2 infected patients who undergo surgery experience worse postoperative outcomes

SARS-CoV-2 infected patients who undergo surgery experience worse postoperative outcomes

Survival probabilities in esophageal surgery increase with volume of hospital services

Survival probabilities in esophageal surgery increase with volume of hospital services

Recommendations for treating bladder cancer during COVID-19 pandemic

Recommendations for treating bladder cancer during COVID-19 pandemic

Study: Over 28 million elective operations could be cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Study: Over 28 million elective operations could be cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Critical care team creates blueprint for emergency operations during COVID-19 epidemic

Critical care team creates blueprint for emergency operations during COVID-19 epidemic

Some hospitals continue with elective surgeries despite COVID-19 crisis

Some hospitals continue with elective surgeries despite COVID-19 crisis

As coronavirus spreads widely, millions of older Americans live in counties with no ICU beds

As coronavirus spreads widely, millions of older Americans live in counties with no ICU beds

New multipronged program helps surgeons reduce opioid prescriptions by two-thirds

New multipronged program helps surgeons reduce opioid prescriptions by two-thirds

Tailoring care for older patients after emergency surgery can greatly improves outcomes

Tailoring care for older patients after emergency surgery can greatly improves outcomes

One in five operations with in-network surgeons and facilities could result in surprise bills

One in five operations with in-network surgeons and facilities could result in surprise bills