Articles related to Surgery, Colon & Rectal
da Vinci Robotic Surgical Device Allegedly Caused Fatal Intestinal Burns, Claims Lawsuit
In the evolving landscape of surgical innovation, the da Vinci robotic system exemplifies both the potential and the challenges of integrating advanced technology into patient care, underscoring the critical need for rigorous training and safety protocols.
Internal Medicine February 20th 2024
Secret Recordings, Unlawful Billing Practices, and an $8.5 Million Settlement in this Malpractice Case
The case of Dr. James Luketich at UPMC displays the critical importance of ethical practices and accountability within the medical profession, highlighting the need for a balance between patient care and operational efficiencies.
All Specialties February 7th 2024
Physicians Sue LA County for Mishandling Complaints of an Allegedly Abusive Surgeon
This case underscores the importance of addressing complaints in a timely and effective manner. The physicians allege that their concerns were ignored for years, which not only affected their professional lives but also potentially put patients at risk.
All Specialties October 23rd 2023
Research Finds Safer Way to Detect Colon Polyps
A novel study has identified a distinct microbial fingerprint in patients with precancerous colon polyps, suggesting that the gut microbiome could play a pivotal role in early colorectal cancer detection.
Gastroenterology August 9th 2023
Selective Inhibition of Na(V)1.8 with VX-548 for Acute Pain
Recent phase 2 trials have explored VX-548, a selective inhibitor of NaV1.8, in managing acute post-surgical pain. Dive deeper into the study’s findings and its implications for pain management.
Neurology August 8th 2023