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The Future of Surgery: How Technology Is Transforming the Operating Room

VR, AR, robotics and 3D printing are revolutionizing how surgeons train and work, making procedures faster and more accurate and creating a better experience for patients.
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By Michael Keller

It’s a decade from now, and you’re stable in the ICU after a recent heart attack. 

Your doctor harvests some of your stem cells while a 3D printer outputs a drug-impregnated stent that has been designed specifically for the dimensions of your heart valves. Meanwhile, nurses prepare an injection of your cultivated stem cells and factors that trigger tissue regeneration.

Chemotherapy Can Complicate Immediate Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

Thrombotic effects may cause delays, according to new report in Annals of Medicine and Surgery
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New York, NY, December 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Immediate breast reconstruction following mastectomy is becoming more prevalent. However, in breast cancer patients undergoing simultaneous chemotherapy, thrombotic complications can arise that can delay or significantly modify reconstructive plans. Outcomes of cases illustrating potential complications are published in the current issue of Annals of Medicine and Surgery.

Elsevier Announces the Launch of Open Access Journal: Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases

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New York, December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, announced today the launch of Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases, a new open access, online-only journal dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed, high quality case reports related to all aspects of arterial, venous, and lymphatic diseases, including the placement and mai

Aortic Valve Replacement Appears Safe, Effective in Very Elderly Patients

New study published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
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Chicago, October 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Aortic valve replacement (AVR) can safely be used to treat severe aortic stenosis in patients age 90 years and older and is associated with a low risk of operative stroke and mortality, according to a study in the November 2014 issue of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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Aortic Valve Replacement Appears Safe, Effective in Very Elderly Patients

New study published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Press Release

Chicago, October 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Aortic valve replacement (AVR) can safely be used to treat severe aortic stenosis in patients age 90 years and older and is associated with a low risk of operative stroke and mortality, according to a study in the November 2014 issue of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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International Journal of Surgery Opens Archive of Journal Content

After 24 months IJS journal issues become freely available online
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Oxford, UK, September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The International Journal of Surgery (IJS) has announced that it has opened up its archive of previously published content: after 24 months published journal issues become available for all to read.

Elsevier Journal Surgery Publishes Research from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program

Key papers published by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program alumni available for free
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Philadelphia, PA, May 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier journal Surgery has announced that its May 2014 issue includes a special section dedicated to publishing research by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program alumni. The section is titled: “Transforming Surgical and Interventional Care–Insights from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program.” The Guest Editors for this special section are: Marcia M. Russell, MD and John L.

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