(AP) -- A surprising study of nearly 46 million Medicare patients says older residents in rural areas are more likely to have any of nine common surgeries than people in cities.
Bladder cancer is the fourth-most-common cancer in men and one of the most expensive cancers to treat from diagnosis to death. After initial diagnosis and surgery, patients must return to the urologist at least yearly for ...
(AP) -- Hundreds of boys in a Philippine city turned out Saturday for a daylong "circumcision party" to provide a safe, free procedure for a rite of passage that most local males undergo as preteens.
Men under 65 with early prostate cancer had better survival odds if they had surgery right away instead of waiting for treatment only if their cancer got worse, a study in Sweden found.
(PhysOrg.com) -- New nano-systems developed in York may eventually help patients recover from surgery without the danger of allergic reactions to drugs.
Six-and-a-half weeks after receiving the first hand transplant in the western United States, Emily Fennell is becoming so accustomed to her new right hand that she barely remembers when she didn't have one.
A robotic system that promises to improve the quality of 'keyhole' bowel cancer surgery is being put to the test for the first time.
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation as good as traditional surgery for high risk, operable patients
Just released data from a clinical trial shows continued promise for a new minimally invasive treatment option for patients with severe aortic stenosis. New research presented at the 2011 American College of Cardiology (ACC) ...
In a new research study under way at the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, surgeons are adding a patients own stem cells to the heart during cardiac bypass surgery. The goal of this research study is to determine ...
Doctors debated the merits of bypass surgery to solve heart problems during a major cardiology conference on Monday, as studies suggested angioplasty and medication could be safe alternatives.