Reconnecting muscle pairs during surgery following amputation provides patients more sensory feedback from the limb, researchers report.
Major surgery can trigger different patterns of cognitive alterations depending on previous presence, or absence, of Alzheimer's pathologies.
Study shows listening to calming music before surgery has similar effects as midazolam in reducing anxiety before regional anesthesia is given.
Using data collected from 62.2 million Parkinson's patients, researchers discover a relationship between appendectomies and an increased risk of developing the disease. According to the analysis, patients who had their appendix removed were more than three times as likely to develop Parkinson's than those who had not.
A new study reveals sleep deprivation can seriously hinder memory. Researchers report one of the main reasons for mistakes and accidents in surgery, transportation and operating power plans appears to be a lack of sleep.
Researchers report children who underwent general anesthesia and surgery prior to the age of one showed decreased white matter volume and integrity.
Scientist reveal a drug regiment consisting of anti-inflammatories and anti-stress medications given before and after surgery could reduce cancer recurrence.
A new automated, robotic surgical drill is able to reduce procedure time from two hours to two and a half minutes for a complex cranial operation.
Using optogenetics to activate dopamine receptors in the ventral tegmental area could help people regain consciousness following general anesthesia, researchers report.
Music therapy may help reduce pain and anxiety for those undergoing a biopsy for breast cancer, researchers report.