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98-Year-Old Man Believed to Be the Oldest American Organ Donor Ever

β€” Increasingly, older adults can donate organs upon their death, according to one expert

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Amino Acid Infusion Before Cardiac Surgery Reduced Acute Kidney Injury

The amino acid mixture reduced stage 3 AKI by 44% compared with placebo

Jun 12, 2024
The AMA Will 'Fight for Our Profession and Our Patients,' Says New President

Health system should "not get in the way" of providing good care, says Bruce Scott

Jun 12, 2024
Rifaximin Prophylaxis Fails for Bacterial Peritonitis in Cirrhotic Patients

"Is it time to say primary prophylaxis is dead?" one expert asks

Jun 11, 2024
Repeat Anesthesia in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis Didn't Lead to Neurobehavioral Harms

Repeated BAL-directed therapy with general anesthesia at young ages safer than once believed?

Jun 11, 2024
Rifaximin Prophylaxis Fails for Bacterial Peritonitis in Cirrhotic Patients

"Is it time to say primary prophylaxis is dead?" one expert asks

Repeat Anesthesia in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis Didn't Lead to Neurobehavioral Harms

Repeated BAL-directed therapy with general anesthesia at young ages safer than once believed?

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Established TAVR Platforms Evolving for Lifetime Management

New additions to Sapien, Evolut, Navitor lines aim to ensure coronary access

Jun 10, 2024
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Opinion
Are We Ready for AI-Assisted Surgery?

Some may be reluctant to let this technology into the training and treatment settings

Jun 10, 2024
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Patients With Severe ACLF on Liver Transplant Waitlists Face High Mortality Rates

Urgent need for organ allocation system reform, researchers say

Jun 09, 2024
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Hyperoxia Improves Some Respiratory Outcomes Post-Anesthesia in Small Study

10-patient trial supports a more liberal approach to oxygen in the recovery room

Jun 06, 2024
SLEEP over a photo of George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX
Can Mitral Valve Innovators Dig Themselves Out of a Rut?

Current transcatheter mitral valve replacement devices a poor match for clinical need

Jun 06, 2024
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Guess Which Specialty Gets the Most Behavior Complaints From Coworkers ...

And the physicians with the least complaints won't come as a surprise either

Jun 06, 2024
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Dreaming Under Anesthesia?

Max Feinstein, MD, on studies looking at dreams under anesthesia

Jun 06, 2024
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Brain-Protected TAVR Results in Fewer Real-World Disabling Strokes

Also, patients with prior stroke ID'd as likely responders in TVT registry analysis

Jun 05, 2024
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Surgeons, Trainees Experience Distress After Medical Errors

Female and racial minority trainees reported more negative emotions, self doubt

Jun 05, 2024
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A Win for Liver Transplantation in Unresectable Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Three new trials address CRC liver metastases

Jun 04, 2024
ASCO over a photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, IL
No Need to Wean Off of Scoliosis Bracing

Randomized trial finds no advantage over immediate stop for teens

Jun 03, 2024
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Opinion
How to Perfect Your Operating Room Etiquette

Be studious, be gracious, be polite, but above all, be curious

Jun 01, 2024
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Woman Is Back on Dialysis After Doctors Remove Transplanted Pig Kidney

Patient was the second person to receive a kidney from a gene-edited pig

May 31, 2024
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