Two surgeons at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have won a grant to use 3D printers to build models of patient body parts. These models will be used to better educate patients about their illnesses and to help surgeons better prepare for tricky operations.
Most people don’t realize there are things that can be done to fix the voice. Just as our voices change during childhood and adolescence, they continue to change as we age. But for some, vocal muscles could deteriorate, and treatment can help.
The decision to undergo radical prostatectomy, or any treatment for prostate cancer, is of course not an easy one. Dr. Andrew Wagner, Director of Minimally-Invasive Urologic Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, provides some guidance if you are considering this procedure.
Approved by the FDA last year, the LINX device is a titanium ring of magnetic beads placed around the lower end of the esophagus. This minimally invasive alternative offers new hope for heartburn sufferers.
New surgical treatments are available for women with a minimal incision – or some with none at all. These procedures can be completed in one day, allowing the patient to resume their daily life quickly.
A new method is helping patients recover quicker with less pain after kidney surgery.
UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester is cancelling some scheduled surgeries at its Memorial Campus because of a problem with instrument sterilizing equipment.
An anonymous person has donated $1400 to a dog who needs bladder surgery.
Injuries, a big clean up, and thousands of dollars of home repairs. That’s what a number of homeowners are facing after their shower doors spontaneously explode.
Carl Crawford is expected to request permission from the Red Sox to undergo Tommy John Surgery on his left elbow next week, according to a report by the Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham.