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Clinical Congress Press Releases

Nonoperative Treatment of Appendicitis is Increasing, May Raise Death Risk if an Operation is Not Performed

Belly Fat Measurement Predicts Adverse Outcomes in Emergency Surgery Patients

Cloth Skull Caps Shown to be More Effective than Bouffant-Style Disposable Caps at Preventing Airborne Contamination in the Operating Room

Improving the Readability of Discharge Instructions May Lead to Fewer Follow-Up Phone Calls After Trauma Patients Go Home

Partnerships Between Rural Hospitals and Academic Surgery Departments Can Reduce Costs and Patient Transfers

A Higher Risk of Breast Cancer Does Not Motivate Many Women to Have Cancer Screening Checks

Pilot Study Is the First to Show that Fluorescent Imaging Technique with the Antibody Cetuximab Can Be Used Safely in Patients with Glioblastoma

Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery Can Improve Heart Health

Automatic Acoustic Gunshot Sensor Technology May Benefit Shooting Victims

Noninvasive Brain Imaging Shows Readiness of Trainees to Perform Operations

Standardized Ambulatory Surgical Protocol Reduces Unplanned Postoperative Returns

Bariatric Surgical Patients at Risk for Newly Persistent Opioid Use

Surgical Checklist Can Help Prevent Life-Threatening Infections for Patients in Low Resource Settings

ACS Honors Five Members with Surgical Humanitarian and Volunteerism Awards

Honorary Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons is Awarded to Ten Prominent Surgeons

Houston Surgeon SreyRam Kuy, MD, MHS, FACS, Honored for Inspiring Women in Surgery

Vancouver, BC, Surgeon Richard J. Finley, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Honored with 2017 Distinguished Service Award of the American College of Surgeons

Houston Surgeon Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS (Hon.) Installed as 98th President of the American College of Surgeons