Scot Jacobson has named his tumor Wilson after the ball from the movie Castaway.
A new report issued recently by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons ranks the country, both by amount of procedures performed and types of procedures.
Teenage Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafza, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education, said she was getting better in her first public statement released Monday.
A Pakistani teenage girl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education in the South Asian country is headed toward full recovery once she undergoes a final surgery to have a titanium plate fitted to her skull, doctors revealed Wednesday.
Clinicians will be able to find out which trauma patient has a greater risk of dying by performing a routine blood test.
A new study suggests that women who go under the knife for weight loss should wait a minimum of 12 months before trying for a baby. The study also suggests that they also need further advice and information on reproductive issues. The study looks in to details of safety, advantages and limitations of bariatric surgery and multidisciplinary management of patients before, during and after pregnancy, Medical Xpress reports.
A new research reveals that lung surgeries fall more expensive for obese patients. For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 19,000 American patients who had a portion of lung surgically removed due to lung cancer between 2006 and 2010. The findings revealed that for every 10-unit increase in BMI, the doctors took 7.2 extra minutes for the surgery. This finding was not limited to new hospitals, but even for hospitals with years of experience in caring for obese patients.