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, ...

dateFeb 21, 2011 in Other
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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 – carry less risk ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Other
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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 ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Cancer
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