A study found anxiety and depression decreased in patients who underwent gender-affirming mastectomies.
Long-term, sleeve gastrectomy carries less risk of death and complications than gastric bypass, but patients were more likely to need follow-up surgery.
The number of investments in surgical centers and practices by private equity firms increased every year in the past two decades.
An analysis finds a “one size fits all” approach to prescribing opioids after surgery poses risks for addiction in certain patients.
Could the makeup of medical teams help explain why Black patients are more likely than white patients to die after heart surgery in the same hospitals?