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Common cardiac blood test before surgery can predict post-operative complications

Common cardiac blood test before surgery can predict post-operative complications

UTHealth scientist receives NIH grants for liver injury research

UTHealth scientist receives NIH grants for liver injury research

Spine surgery is safe in advanced-age patient group

Spine surgery is safe in advanced-age patient group

Children in low resourced countries more likely to die after surgery

Children in low resourced countries more likely to die after surgery

Prevalence of cannabis dependence or abuse increases significantly among surgical patients

Prevalence of cannabis dependence or abuse increases significantly among surgical patients

JACM special issue focuses on challenges in inter-rater reliability in Traditional Chinese Medicine

JACM special issue focuses on challenges in inter-rater reliability in Traditional Chinese Medicine

American Society of Anesthesiologists continues partnership with Fresenius Kabi to improve patient care

American Society of Anesthesiologists continues partnership with Fresenius Kabi to improve patient care

TACC announces role as key collaborator in NIH grant to study chronic pain and opioid dependence

TACC announces role as key collaborator in NIH grant to study chronic pain and opioid dependence

Study shows how myelinated mammalian nerves propagate nerve impulses at high frequencies

Study shows how myelinated mammalian nerves propagate nerve impulses at high frequencies

Bariatric surgery may cut genetic risk for developing breast cancer

Bariatric surgery may cut genetic risk for developing breast cancer

Metabolic surgery patients two times less likely to have recurrent and fatal heart attacks

Metabolic surgery patients two times less likely to have recurrent and fatal heart attacks

Anesthesia has no influence on risk of breast cancer recurrence, study shows

Anesthesia has no influence on risk of breast cancer recurrence, study shows

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

One in five patients prescribed opioids after cardiac device implantation surgery, study shows

One in five patients prescribed opioids after cardiac device implantation surgery, study shows

Colorectal surgery patients in ERAS program report less pain, use fewer opioids

Colorectal surgery patients in ERAS program report less pain, use fewer opioids

Laughing gas can help manage labor pain without side effects to the baby

Laughing gas can help manage labor pain without side effects to the baby

Study: Queries and answers relating to patients' fitness levels may not be accurate

Study: Queries and answers relating to patients' fitness levels may not be accurate

Perioperative use of chewing gum by surgical patients

Perioperative use of chewing gum by surgical patients

60% of privately insured children received opioids after tonsillectomy, study finds

60% of privately insured children received opioids after tonsillectomy, study finds

Opioid use score does not predict adverse patient outcomes after spinal surgery

Opioid use score does not predict adverse patient outcomes after spinal surgery