The changing face of plastic surgery

Plastic surgery is more popular than ever, but the types of procedures people are undergoing are changing. In 2015, surgeons performed nearly 16 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in […]

Surgical ‘never events’ aren’t really never events

Well, this is horrifying. A new review of surgical “never events” – serious, preventable surgical events that should never, ever happen – found an estimated one wrong-site surgery per 100,000 procedures […]

Making impalpable breast cancer tumors palpable

Ilene LeClaire’s breast cancer journey prompted her husband to find a solution for impalpable tumors. That solution is currently in the research phase and is now moving closer to the operating […]

More women opt for double mastectomies

The number of women undergoing double mastectomies for early-stage breast cancer increased significantly from 1998 to 2011, but, according to researchers, the surgeries were not associated with a lower mortality […]

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