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Survival for babies born with congenital anomalies depends on place of birth

Survival for babies born with congenital anomalies depends on place of birth

Effort to decipher hospital prices yields key finding: don’t try it at home

Effort to decipher hospital prices yields key finding: don’t try it at home

New practice guideline includes recommendations for reducing blood loss during heart surgery

New practice guideline includes recommendations for reducing blood loss during heart surgery

Scientists explain why space travel weakens the human immune system

Scientists explain why space travel weakens the human immune system

Oral TXA is equally efficacious at preventing blood loss in orthopedic surgery, interim study suggests

Oral TXA is equally efficacious at preventing blood loss in orthopedic surgery, interim study suggests

Improved drug to counteract the side effects of spinal anesthesia during C-sections

Improved drug to counteract the side effects of spinal anesthesia during C-sections

Study quantifies the true incidence of venous thromboembolism post esophagectomy

Study quantifies the true incidence of venous thromboembolism post esophagectomy

Nearly 20% of U.S. adults experience chronic pain

Nearly 20% of U.S. adults experience chronic pain

Study offers new insights on sleep apnea surgery, postoperative respiratory depression

Study offers new insights on sleep apnea surgery, postoperative respiratory depression

Chronic cannabis use associated with higher complication rates after spine surgery

Chronic cannabis use associated with higher complication rates after spine surgery

Study shows decline in subarachnoid hemorrhage hospitalizations during COVID-19 pandemic

Study shows decline in subarachnoid hemorrhage hospitalizations during COVID-19 pandemic

Scientific statement defines the distinctive features of opioid-associated cardiac arrest

Scientific statement defines the distinctive features of opioid-associated cardiac arrest

Combination therapy produces clinical benefit for early stage non-small cell lung cancer

Combination therapy produces clinical benefit for early stage non-small cell lung cancer

Older patients often do not receive optimal therapy for esophageal cancers due to perceived risks

Older patients often do not receive optimal therapy for esophageal cancers due to perceived risks

NVQI-QOD reaches major milestone with more than 10,000 procedures in the registry

NVQI-QOD reaches major milestone with more than 10,000 procedures in the registry

LCMC3 trial: Neoadjuvant atezolizumab prior to lung cancer surgery meets primary endpoint

LCMC3 trial: Neoadjuvant atezolizumab prior to lung cancer surgery meets primary endpoint

Routine thoracic surgery could be performed safely during the COVID-19 pandemic

Routine thoracic surgery could be performed safely during the COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers receive $5.1 million to expand clinical trial of drug to prevent ARDS in COVID-19 patients

Researchers receive $5.1 million to expand clinical trial of drug to prevent ARDS in COVID-19 patients

Study outlines steps to prepare patients for elective surgery following COVID-19

Study outlines steps to prepare patients for elective surgery following COVID-19

Researchers call for policies and laws mandating the use of surgical smoke evacuations systems

Researchers call for policies and laws mandating the use of surgical smoke evacuations systems