What Are Surgeons Reading at Medscape?
Surgeons had a strong clinical bent compared with some of the other medical specialties. Articles about appendix surgery were especially popular. Still there was room for other nonclinical topics. Scan our list of the most-read articles to see what you may have missed.
The Joint Commission is working with 8 hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers to provide a road map to reduce the risk for wrong-site surgery.
Commentary on a study on the utility of routine cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy from the British Journal of Surgery.
Although death is rare after appendectomy, this analysis indicates that the appendicitis itself is most often not the cause. So what are the contributing factors?
Many doctors feel demoralized, have lost their hope and ideals, and have emotionally disengaged from the practice of medicine. Here's how they reinvigorate themselves.
The FDA is revising the drug's label to warn that patients with congenital long QT syndrome may run the risk for torsades de pointes.
Is the complexity of modern surgical practice and the rigors of training for residents creating gaps in competency?
This systematic review adds evidence that noncontrast CT provides sufficiently high accuracy in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in adult ED patients.
The FDA has approved Rectiv™ for the treatment of pain associated with chronic anal fissures; the ointment has been in use in Europe and 34 other countries for some years.
LeGoo® gel allows surgeons to temporarily stop blood flow without clamps.
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