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Hospital Hit With $5M Verdict After Lap Chole Patient's Post-Discharge Death

Woman, 49, died after she was discharged the same day she underwent an emergency gallbladder removal at a Philadelphia hospital.
Published: July 31, 2017

Coffee Enhances Accuracy of Image-Guided ENT Surgery

Vacuum-sealed grounds in a tight-fitting headpiece keep optical sensors solidly in place.
Published: July 26, 2017

Unflattering Press for Bronx-Lebanon Hospital's Head of Orthopedic Surgery

The report detailed surgeon Ira Kirschenbaum's record of alleged poor outcomes for his patients, including multiple patient deaths and a string of malpractice suits pending against him.
Published: July 25, 2017

Novel Stress Test Determines When Surgeons Are Ready to Cut Loose

At the Missouri University School of Medicine, they're measuring how much residents sweat during surgery.
Published: July 7, 2017

Orthopod Accused of Supplying Painkillers to His Mistress

Kenneth Cherry, MD, allegedly wrote 63 prescriptions for opioids over 18 months.
Published: July 6, 2017

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