The Joint Commission is urging surgeons and hospitals to cut down on the number of medical objects accidentally left in patients.
On Aug. 16, 2012, 34-year-old William Drabant II of Baldwin City, Kan., became the first adult to receive a combination liver-double lung transplant at the center. Only 56 of the surgeries have been performed in the U.S.
The Cardinals left-handed pitcher John Gast went through surgery today on his left shoulder. Cardinals Senior Vice President/General Manager stated that his return to pitching will be somewhere between eight to 12 months. The level […]
A former Florissant Police Officer will undergo spinal surgery next Wednesday to remove a bullet from a shooting in May of last year.
For the first time a new cataract lens will provide astigmatism correction and improve uncorrected vision at the same time.
The new procedure allows surgeons to change a lead without opening a person’s chest.
Doctor describes 26-year-old patient as “sweet loving guy who’s dealt with horrific pain”.
The Cardinals first basemen was originally scheduled for surgery this morning.
Blunt’s office said doctors located a blockage at the front of the senator’s heart earlier this week.
Studies suggest 1 in 1,000 surgery patients remember pain, feeling paralyzed, or hearing something stressful.