Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Less cutting of tendons and ligaments can lead to quicker recovery By Kelly K. James Michael Floodstrand had always led…

The American Center for Spine and Neurosurgery

The American Center for Spine and Neurosurgery

Bradley Bagan, MD; Juan Alzate, MD; Jonathan Citow, MD; Robert Erickson, MDThe American Center for Spine and Neurosurgery The American…

Up for Grabs

Up for Grabs

An adventure through the evolving science of organ transplantation By David Himmel It is late morning in early May 2014.…

From Routine Surgery to  Family Nightmare

From Routine Surgery to Family Nightmare

By Anthony Bonazzo In June 2012, my sister, Jennifer, called me from New Jersey. She told me not to worry…

Noninvasive Procedure Alternative to Knee Replacement Surgery

Noninvasive Procedure Alternative to Knee Replacement Surgery

By Karen Schwartz Batavia resident and longtime osteoarthritis sufferer Barbara Ford was only 50 years old, yet she experienced knee…

FDA’s Notice on Morcellation Stirs Up Fears and Not Enough Questions

FDA’s Notice on Morcellation Stirs Up Fears and Not Enough Questions

By Ruth Kaufman Last December, a Boston anesthesiologist and her husband, a surgeon, launched a campaign to end the use…

The Evolution of Cataract Surgery

The Evolution of Cataract Surgery

Simple and effective, removing a cataract is the sensible and first step to better sight By Terri Yablonsky Stat Gone are the days…

Repeat After Me: “Do Not Repeat”

Repeat After Me: “Do Not Repeat”

Carpal tunnel syndrome is not just the plague of the typistBy Karen Schwartz You’re writing an e-mail, aware of a…

An Eye For Business: Taking A Look At Lasik, America’s Favorite Surgery

An Eye For Business: Taking A Look At Lasik, America’s Favorite Surgery

By Patrick Kenney No elective surgery has attained as widespread an appeal and acceptance as has LASIK. Over the last…

Flex Time

Flex Time

More patients are spending less time recovering from joint-related surgeries By Nancy Maes Ron Allen was born with an improperly…