News tagged with annals of surgery

High-quality care associated with lower cost in trauma

(PhysOrg.com) -- High-quality hospitals deliver lower-cost care to trauma patients, according to a study published in the Annals of Surgery. The study found high-quality hospitals have death rates that are 34 percent lower, ...

Feb 21, 2011
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For some, laparoscopic technique not always better

(PhysOrg.com) -- If skin is the body’s fortress against germ invaders, shouldn’t minimally invasive surgeries – operations guided by camera probes, conducted entirely within the abdomen – ...

Dec 07, 2010
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Study: Monitoring cholesterol increases life expectancy

A University of Minnesota study definitively shows that those with decreased LDL cholesterol levels can count on an increased life expectancy. The research is published in the May 24 edition of the Annals of Surgery.

Jun 07, 2010
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Cysts hold clues to pancreatic cancer

Working with researchers from the University of Michigan and Indiana University, Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) investigators have developed a method that could be used to predict whether pancreatic cysts are benign ...

Jun 03, 2010
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