Surgery News

Expert dispels common colorectal cancer surgery mythsJun 27, 2019
Dr. Atif Iqbal dispels some common myths and explains how Baylor College of Medicine's multidisciplinary approach to treating these cancers improves patient outcomes.
Don’t let ACL injuries sideline soccer goalsJun 13, 2019
The Women’s World Cup is in the limelight and it’s an important reminder of the prevention of and recovery from ACL tears. A sports medicine expert discusses this injury and why female soccer players are at risk.
How bystanders can help trauma victimsMay 16, 2019
May is Trauma Awareness Month. Trauma surgeon said Dr. Millard Andrew Davis explains the different types of traumas and what a bystander can do to help.
Recommendations released for transition of senior surgeonsMay 15, 2019
The Society of Surgical Chairs has developed recommendations for the transitioning of senior surgeons. 
What you need to know about heart valve surgery and recoveryApr 3, 2019
Dr. Kenneth Liao discusses what you need to know about heart valve surgery and recovery.
Researchers uncover aspirin’s effects on platelet rich plasmaMar 19, 2019
A collaborative study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine explores the effects of aspirin on a new biologic therapy, platelet rich plasma (PRP).
Step into the new year with the right shoesJan 8, 2019
If the shoe fits, you’re on the right track to achieving your resolution for a healthier 2019, according to Dr. Ronald Lepow, a podiatrist at Baylor College of Medicine.
Study finds arthroscopy simulator benefits traineesDec 12, 2018
A new study found that orthopedic surgery residents made significant improvements on their knee and shoulder surgical skills using a virtual arthroscopic simulator. 
New orthopedic surgery clinic opens in HoustonOct 24, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine’s Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery has opened a new clinic in Houston’s west side.
Grant addresses cognitive decline in aging populationSep 12, 2018
A new grant is looking at designing a smart home environment powered by a wearable device and connected smart tags that would help monitor day-to-day tasks of a dementia patient.