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Improving voice outcomes after thyroid surgery

Alexandria, VA — The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation on Tuesday published a new Clinical Practice Guideline on "Improving Voice Outcomes after Thyroid Surgery" to recognize the importance of the patient's ...
Few eligible patients can get weight loss surgery

- 5 months ago @ yahoo.com: WASHINGTON (AP) — Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese.

Make Them Fit, Please!

- 3 months ago @ nytimes.com: When Dr. Ali Sadrieh, a podiatrist, started Evo Advanced Foot Surgery in Beverly Hills, Calif., 13 years ago, he thought it seemed a little vain for women to ask for surgery because their feet hurt wearing fashionable shoes. “Patients would bring in ...

Prince Fielder will have neck surgery, likely miss the rest of the year (Updated)

- 2 months ago @ sports.yahoo.com: It's yet another injury for a team that's been ravaged by them this season, but Fielder is no doubt the biggest.

Texas Rangers' Prince Fielder expected to have neck surgery

- 2 months ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is expected to have neck surgery next week and sit out the rest of the season.

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OKC's Jones III (knee surgery) out 4-6 weeks

OKC's Jones III (knee surgery) out 4-6 weeks

James Te Huna Going in for Shoulder Surgery, Likely Out for Close to a Year

Te Huna not only lost via first-round armbar to Nate Marquardt at UFC Fight Night Auckland on June 28, he also suffered a dislocated shoulder during the build-up to the fight. The shoulder injury will require surgery and put him out of action for about 10 months, Te Huna told Stuff.co.nz. I'll be out for about six months and I won't be fighting for about 10 months,” Te Huna said. The dislocated ...

Early surgery for ACL injury may improve outcomes for young athletes

Young athletes who put off surgery after tearing their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) may be more likely to sustain a second knee injury, according to a new study.

Transgender surgery coverage grows

Advocates welcome the latest shifts but don't expect a sudden domino effect nationwide.

Could cataract surgery slow decline from Alzheimer's?

Eye surgery may improve quality of life for Alzheimer's patients in surprising ways, study finds

Texas baby 'doing great' after emergency brain surgery

Little Savannah Snodgrass -- a 7-month-old Texas girl who was stricken with a life-threatening brain tumor -- is "doing great" Saturday after undergoing extensive surgery the day before, and has been moved out of the ICU earlier than expected.

Shoulder Surgery Gets NFL Players Back in the Game

Shoulder Surgery Gets NFL Players Back in the Game Category: Health News Created: 7/10/2014 5:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 7/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Early ACL surgery has benefits for young athletes

By Megan Brooks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young athletes who put off surgery after tearing their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) may be more likely to sustain a second knee injury, according to a new study. Researchers found that kids and teenagers who waited at least six weeks for ACL surgery were at higher risk of tearing their meniscus, C-shaped pieces of shock-absorbing cartilage in the ...

REPAIR TORN CARTILAGE IN HIS LEFT..

Mat Latos undergoes knee surgery

ESPN: Starter Mat Latos had surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee on Friday while the rest of the Cincinnati Reds pitchers and catchers got physicals and worked out. Their spring training started with a setback. Latos is expected to be sidelined ...

Reds' Bruce has surgery on knee cartilage

Reds right fielder Jay Bruce had surgery Monday to repair torn cartilage in his left knee and will be sidelined for about a month. Bruce was scratched from the starting lineup Sunday because of a sore knee but pinch hit and struck out during a 4-3, 10-inning win over Milwaukee. The Reds have been hit hard by injuries since spring training. They're currently missing starters Mat Latos and Tony ...

TOMMY JOHN SURGERY..

Baseball's new-age epidemic: Tommy John surgery

STLtoday.com: Once a novel and miracle surgery that saved a few careers, the ligament replacement procedure that baseball knows as Tommy John surgery has become a ubiquitous presence in the game, as familiar as it was once revolutionary, just like the designated ...

Johnson to have Tommy John surgery

MLB.com: MILWAUKEE -- Pitcher Josh Johnson will have Tommy John surgery on Thursday, after an exam by noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews this week showed damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in Johnson's right elbow. The procedure, which will ...

Tommy John surgery 'recommended' for Yankees' Ivan Nova

CBSSports.com: Tommy John surgery comes with a 12-18 month rehab, so he is done for the season and the start of next year as well. In four starts and 20 2/3 innings this season, Nova went 2-2 with an ugly 8.27 ERA and 1.84 WHIP. He is 40-22 with a 4.19 ERA in parts ...

Orioles' C Wieters to have Tommy John surgery

Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who was an All-Star in 2011 and 2012, will undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday to repair his torn ulnar-collateral ligament, the team announced. Nonetheless, Wieters is expected to be sidelined for nine months, and will miss the rest of the season. Wieters has been bothered by the shoulder injury for several weeks. The Orioles were 16-10 in games he ...

Matt Wieters will have Tommy John surgery, miss the rest of the season

Wieters has been out a month, but was hoping to avoid Tommy John surgery, which will now sideline him until 2015.

TO HAVE NECK SURGERY..

Prince Fielder to have neck surgery, may miss rest of 2014

Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is scheduled to have cervical fusion surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck this coming Tuesday, the Rangers announced in a press conference Thursday afternoon. General manager Jon Daniels -- who made the ...

Texas Rangers' Prince Fielder expected to have neck surgery

Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is expected to have neck surgery next week and sit out the rest of the season.

WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY..

Rosie O'Donnell Reveals She Underwent Weight Loss Surgery

CBS Local: O'Donnell announced she had weight loss surgery back in July. The comedian and former talk show host said the gastric sleeve operation was part of her overall plan to get healthy following her July, 2012 “widow maker” heart attack. “I was 220 pounds.

Few Eligible Patients Can Get Weight Loss Surgery

ABC News: Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese. And like many critically overweight Americans, Harrison cannot afford to have weight loss surgery because her health insurance doesn't cover it. The financial burden makes it nearly ...

Can Weight-Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk for the Obese?

Can Weight-Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk for the Obese? Category: Health News Created: 6/13/2014 9:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

SAFETY KAM CHANCELLOR..

Seattle safety Kam Chancellor had hip surgery

The Seahawks have confirmed an earlier report from the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting today that Seattle strong safety Kam Chancellor did indeed recently have surgery on his hip. A new need for #Seahawks? Safety Kam Chancellor had hip ...

Report: Seahawks S Chancellor did have hip surgery

Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor underwent hip surgery about a month ago and hopes to be recovered in time for the preseasson, according to an NFL.com report on Tuesday.

KNEE SURGERY..

Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal to undergo knee surgery, 5 weeks before 1st

Fox News: TURIN, Italy – Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal was scheduled for knee surgery Wednesday, just five weeks before his country's World Cup opener. Vidal visited Dr. Ramon Cugat, a specialist in Barcelona, on Tuesday. Vidal was accompanied by doctors from ...

Uruguay star striker Luis Suarez has knee surgery

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez had surgery on his left knee Thursday. The Uruguayan soccer association said ''no other injuries were found'' and his participation in the World Cup is ''not ruled out.'' The surgery was done at Medica Uruguaya hospital in Montevideo, and the Liverpool star's mother told The Associated Press her son is in good spirits and is ''going to play the World Cup.'' ''The ...

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