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Incidental Thyroid Cancer Rate High After Thyroidectomy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The rate of incidental thyroid cancer detected among patients who undergo thyroidectomy for apparently benign disease is unexpectedly high, especially in cases of nodular disease, according to a multicenter researcher...
A new study in The Lancet compares “the effect of donor age and cold ischaemic time on transplant outcome in kidneys donated after circulatory death versus brain death.” The research showed “Donor age older than 60 years (compared with...
While robotic surgery for hysterectomy has been heavily advertised, an article in The New York Times’ Well blog highlights a few of the procedure’s shortcomings. A study was conducted to compare outcomes of women who had either laparoscopic...