Surgery News

How to correct common fitness mistakesAug 7, 2019
Regular exercise or sports participation is a great way to sustain a healthy lifestyle, but mistakes in your training could lead to injury. Dr. Theodore Shybut discusses common mistakes that can result in injury.
Device opens doors for expanded use of donor lungsAug 2, 2019
Currently, 80 percent of donor lungs are not being used for transplant, but a portable device to house and transport lungs could make more of the organs available for patients who need them. 
Study identifies human errors associated with surgical errorsJul 31, 2019
In an effort to identify surgical errors that could be prevented, researchers conducted an analysis of surgeries that resulted in adverse events over a six-month period.
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.