Study Examines Aesthetic Nasal Tip Projection, Rotation in White Women

Main Point: A nasal tip rotation of 106 degrees was considered the most aesthetic in a study of young white

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Racial Disparities in Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Women with Breast Cancer

Main Points: The use of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) to stage early breast cancer increased in both black and

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Beta-Blockers Before Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery Not Associated With Better Outcomes

Main Point: Use of beta (β)-blockers in patients who have not had a recent heart attack but were undergoing nonemergency

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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Means Greater Weight Loss, Other Improvements in Obese Patients

Main Points: Obese patients type 2 diabetes (T2DM) who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery had greater weight loss and

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Results Suggest Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Best Treatment for Diabetes, Highlight Trial Challenges

Main Points: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery resulted in the greatest average weight and appears to be the best treatment for

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Study Examines Prophylactic Double Mastectomy Following Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Main Point: Many women diagnosed with cancer in one breast consider, and eventually undergo, a contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) to

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Surgical Site Infections Associated with Excess Costs at Veterans Affairs Hospitals

Main Point: Surgical site infections (SSIs) acquired by patients in Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals are associated with costs nearly twice

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Study Examines Effect of Intervention to Increase Blood Flow During and After Major Surgery

Main Points: In a study that included high-risk patients undergoing major gastrointestinal surgery, the use of a cardiac-output guided intervention

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Critical Access Hospitals Have Higher Transfer Rates After Surgery

Main Point: Hospital transfers happened more often after surgery at critical access hospitals (CAHs) but the proportion of patients using

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Study Finds Comparable Outcomes For Commonly Used Surgeries to Treat Vaginal Prolapse

Main Points: Chicago – For women undergoing surgery for vaginal prolapse and stress urinary incontinence, neither of 2 common repair

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