The benefits of robotic surgery may have a more pronounced effect in octogenarians, according to investigators.
Robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy is associated with higher costs than open radical prostatectomy at the index hospitalization for the surgery, but it is associated with less healthcare use during the 1 year after discharge.
A randomized study determined whether a follow-up phone call after Mohs surgery improved patient satisfaction, and the optimal timing for the call.
Greatest relative increase projected to occur in 34 low-income countries, which have largest gaps in workforce requirements.
Retrospective analysis sought to determine the effectiveness, cost, and impact on postoperative opioid use for the 2 formulations when used in a perioperative pain management regimen.
Delaying radical prostatectomy for high-risk clinically localized prostate cancer for up to 6 months does not increase the risk for adverse pathologic outcomes, a study found.
Delayed radical prostatectomy not linked to higher risk for adverse pathological outcomes in high-risk prostate cancer.
Interview study identified categories in which improved psychological support services are needed for these patients.
Researchers compared standard lymphedema education with education plus compression sleeve/gauntlet and exercises in breast cancer survivors.
Body image, sexual health, anxiety worse after bilateral mastectomy.