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The GuardianHospitals to cut costs by denying surgery to smokers and the obeseThe GuardianAnyone classified as obese – with a BMI of over 30 – will have to wait a year for surgery in the Vale of Y...
Gain a better understanding of the incisional hernia risk after abdominal surgery and the costs involved in the surgical treatment of this complication. Annals of Surgery
Only 7 procedures account for approximately 80 percent of all admissions, deaths, complications, and inpatient costs attributable to operative emergency general surgery nationwide, according to a stud...
For select patients, minimally invasive mitral valve (mini-MVR) surgery provides excellent outcomes without increasing hospital costs, compared with conventional mitral valve surgery, according to res...
Patients who had major surgery at high-quality hospitals in the U.S. cost Medicare less than those who had surgery at low-quality hospitals according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of ...
Laparoscopic techniques are subject to continuous change and benefit from new developments. Robot-assisted surgery has substantially revolutionized laparoscopy, increasing its distribution; however, i...
Results of this cost analysis of three approaches to total hip arthroplasty indicated a significant reduction of in-hospital costs associated with the anterior approach.“The savings were realized th...
BBC NewsObese patients face NHS surgery ban to save moneyBBC NewsObese patients will be refused surgery for up to a year as part of efforts to save money, an NHS commissioning group in North Yorkshire...
Proposed changes in health care will place an increasing burden on surgeons to care for patients more efficiently to minimize cost. We reviewed costs surrounding video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (...
To assess applicant perceptions and costs associated with the interview process for plastic surgery residency positions.
Safety-net hospitals care for vulnerable patients, providing complex surgery at increased costs. These hospitals are at risk due to changing health care reimbursement policies and demand for better va...
Previous studies regarding the comparative costs of laparoscopic and open surgery for rectal cancer provide ambiguous conclusions, and there are no large randomized trials or long-term follow-up.