A Minnesota dog received emergency surgery after he ate 16 rocks that weighed almost two pounds.
In a new long-term study, researchers report that people with severe mitral valve regurgitation might be better off undergoing early surgery as opposed to waiting.
Former U.S. President George W. Bush underwent heart surgery this morning and is recovering in high spirits.
Ultrasound treatments may help protect the kidneys after surgery, according to a new study.
Consumer Reports released a ranking of over 2,000 U.S. hospitals based solely on surgical care.
Researchers found that the risky procedure, stenting, done to lower one's risk of a stroke can actually be safe for select patients.
An 'intelligent knife' was invented with the ability to inform surgeons which tissues are healthy and which ones are not.
Two studies revealed that doctors, even if they are trained to discuss the PSA test, are still not having the conversation with their patients frequently enough.
Researchers found in a new study that soy supplements might not actually help prevent prostate cancer from reoccurring.
Hannah Warren, who was the youngest patient to receive an experimental windpipe, has passed away three months post surgery.
Japanese scientists have successfully created a fully functional human liver from stem cells derived from skin and blood, adding hope that many in need of liver transplants, may be able to get it sooner than expected.
Three-year-old Grayson Clamp, who was born deaf, can finally hear sounds after receiving an auditory brain stem implant.
The American Medical Association declared on Tuesday that obesity is a disease.
Researchers found that taking a watchful and waiting approach in monitoring early low-risk prostate cancer was effective and cheaper than immediate surgery or radiation.
A 44-year-old man is suing his doctor after surgery left him with an eight-month erection.