American College of Surgeons

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American College of Surgeons
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1640 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 337-2701

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"The major advantage of this system is that surgeons can use it during a procedure to detect cancer cells in real time—a determination that is difficult to make via naked-eye observation," reports Medical Xpress.
Patients with common widespread forms of cancer will enjoy longer life expectancy and reduced risk of recurrence thanks to a multimodal optical spectroscopy probe developed by Canadian researchers.


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Using magnets, eye surgeons in the UK have taken a fascinating approach to treat uncontrollable eye movement in a patient whose sight has been compromised by Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Doctors today revealed they had treated a patient with “dancing eyes” by fitting magnets to his eye sockets. The pioneering treatment, involving University College London, Moorfields Eye Hospital and Oxford University, is the first to use an implant to control eye movement.

"Surgical outcomes are generally worse for patients with diabetes than for those without diabetes," reports Medscape. However, "Preoperative diabetes management appears to improve glycemic control on the day of elective surgery and postoperatively," according to researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston.
Preoperative diabetes management appears to improve glycemic control on the day of elective surgery and postoperatively, according to a new study.

"For the first time, we have an insight into the earliest steps that start the rejection response...It’s another brick in the wall in preventing organ rejection." ~ Fadi Lakkis, MD, senior study author and scientific director of UPMC’s Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute.
The University of Pittsburgh has answered the longstanding question that, in time, could lead to ways to protect transplanted organs.

Coming to Clinical Congress in October? Here are the Named Lectures to look forward to.
Named Lectures are delivered by world-renowned experts in their respective fields.