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General Surgical News and Reports

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Should Unaccompanied Patients Be Able to Take a Taxi After Surgery?

Readers sound off on discharge instructions.

Posted 10/23/14 | 1 comment

Robots and Gynecology Not a Good Mix?

For benign gynecologic procedures, robots may do more harm than good.

Posted 10/22/14 | Post a comment

California Hospitals, Docs Accused of Lucrative Spine Surgery Scam

They're accused of using cheap knock-off implants, raking in millions.

Posted 10/21/14 | Post a comment

News & Notes

Posted 10/21/14 | Post a comment

Man Sues After Waking From Colonoscopy Wearing Pink Panties

The patient worked for the surgery center as an orderly at the time.

Posted 10/20/14 | 1 comment

"Predictable Complication" Caused Joan Rivers' Death

NYC medical examiner's report cites respiratory arrest, brain damage.

Posted 10/17/14 | 2 comments

News & Notes

Posted 10/13/14 | Post a comment

Chewing Gum Before Surgery Shown to Be Safe

Don't cancel cases if patients show up smacking, say researchers.

Posted 10/13/14 | 3 comments

Hospital Restores 'Butt-Slapping' Surgeon's Privileges

Is hospital more focused on its bruised bottom line?

Posted 10/07/14 | 5 comments

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