Surgical Adhesive

Blood and lymphatic capillaries grown for the first time in the lab

Every year around 11 million people suffer severe burns. The resulting large, deep wounds caused by burning only heal slowly; this results in lifelong scars….

Temple researchers shed new light on double-lung transplants

In the largest retrospective study to date using data from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database for adult double-lung transplants, Temple…

Nearly half of sarcoma surgeries done by nonsurgical oncology specialists

The remaining 48 percent of these sarcoma surgeries were conducted by general surgeons, plastic surgeons and orthopedic surgeons, whose post-medical degree…

Johns Hopkins Team Deploys Hundreds of Tiny Untethered Surgical Tools in First Animal Biopsies

In two recent peer-reviewed journal articles, the team reported successful animal testing of the tiny tools, which require no batteries, wires or tethers as…

UC Davis research advances efforts to prevent dangerous blood clots

New research from the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, published in the Journal of Surgical Research, may help clinicians determine which patients are at…

For Some, Surgical Site Infections Are in the Genes

An estimated 300,000 U.S. patients get surgical site infections every year, and while the causes are varied, a new University of Utah study suggests that some…

Cryopreservation of induced pluripotent stem cells improved the most by one product

The study is published in a recent special issue of Cell Medicine [3(1)], now freely available on-line at: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/cog/cm. “iPS…

Study helps pancreatic cancer patients make hard choices

This raises a tough question: should patients who know they are going to die soon spend a substantial amount of what little time they have left undergoing…

New tools and techniques enhance laparoscopic gallbladder removal

Surgical outcomes continue to improve as new techniques and tools become available for performing laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, and these advances are…

Magnet helps target transplanted iron-loaded cells to key areas of heart

However, using rat models, researchers in France have used a magnet to guide cells loaded with iron oxide nanoparticles to key sites, enhancing the myocardial…

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