surgery

Doctors from Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland transplant a kidney from a living donor into the patient recipient.

An algorithm that matches kidney patients and donors

Jun 17, 2015
Stanford economics professor's formula has helped save a lot of lives.
Posted In: kidneys, surgery, algorithm
The amount of hip replacement surgeries has increased drastically since 2000.

Hip surgery: a procedure surges in popularity

Apr 28, 2015
Companies are negotiating with select hospitals to keep surgery costs under control.
Posted In: surgery, hip replacement, orthopaedics

The essential role of surgery

Apr 27, 2015
A lack of adequate surgical care resulted in a nearly 17 million deaths in 2010.
Posted In: surgery, surgery cost, Ebola

Putting a price tag on looking pretty

Apr 10, 2015
Money can't buy you love, but it can score you a new nose.
Posted In: plastic surgery, rhinoplasty, surgery, surgery cost
Your chances of surviving any of four high-risk surgeries varies by 23 percent, depending on which hospital you choose.

In surgery, practice makes perfect

Mar 12, 2015
Survival rates for some surgeries vary widely, depending on the hospital.
Posted In: surgery, hospital safety, patient outcomes

Resting face makeover: Plastic surgeons weigh in on a mocking viral video

Jul 16, 2013
A mock video highlighting a condition where women look mean or unpleasant when their face is at its natural, resting state has struck a chord with the public.
Posted In: expressions, plastic surgery, surgery

Surgeons make thousands of serious errors each year

Dec 21, 2012
The "never events," like leaving a sponge behind in a patient, or receiving the wrong operation, happen 80 times a week in hospitals nationwide, according to a new study.
Posted In: medical care, surgery

Knee replacement surgeries double

Sep 26, 2012
In recent years Americans have been replacing their knees at an remarkable rate.
Posted In: health care, surgery

Putting a price on your pet's health

Feb 17, 2012
The price of looking after your pet is rising as far and fast as the cost of human healthcare. Gregory Warner reports on why we are willing to pay so much for our animals.
Posted In: pets, animals, dogs, cats, healthcare, care, surgery
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