WASHINGTON —An Ohio man will undergo brain surgery Sunday night – live on national television. Brain Surgery Live with Mental Floss will air Sunday at 9 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel. It’s the first time for a…
WASHINGTON — Knee replacements are on the rise, and so is the debate over the best way to operate. Traditionally, orthopedic surgeons have done one knee, let it heal, and then performed surgery on the…
WASHINGTON — Paul Mason was once one of the world’s fattest men, tipping the scales at 980 pounds. He had bariatric surgery in 2010 that left him 650 pounds lighter, but with a dangerous amount…
A plastic surgeon in Tampa, Florida, is part of a small yet growing
number of doctors who use Google
Glass in the operating room. The use of
Glass in the operations is uncommon, but no longer unusual.
Researchers who interviewed 10,200 patiens over more than four years in Germany found men tend to feel more pain after major surgeries than women.
High technology has made many types of surgery more precise and effective — and in some cases, far less invasive. But all this innovation also has created some problems.
Dr. Ivan Ducic is pioneering what some consider a radical idea to treat post-concussion
headaches caused by nerve damage. His approach is a new twist on an existing
procedure used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome.