Tag Archives: Surgical

Virtual follow-up care is more convenient and just as beneficial to surgical patients

Surgical patients who participate in virtual follow-up visits after their operations spend a similar amount of time with surgical team members as those who meet face-to-face. Moreover, these patients benefit by spending less time waiting at and traveling to the clinic for in-person appointments, according to research findings presented at the virtual American College of… Read More »

More Than Half Of Surgical Stapler Malfunctions Went To Hidden FDA Database

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). The Food and Drug Administration has acknowledged that more than 56,000 never-before-disclosed surgical stapler malfunctions were quietly reported to the agency from 2011 through 2018. The newly acknowledged reports were detailed in an executive summary for FDA advisers. The agency convened a meeting of… Read More »