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The Top 5 Dangers of Dehydration

Posted on 07/08/2020 at 9:00 AM
Don't Ignore your Thirst The days are becoming warmer and as a result, many people are spending more time outside in the sun. When planning to be outside in the summer for a prolonged period, we often remember sunscreen and drink plenty of water before we go outside. Unfortunately, we tend...

Enough with the Anti-Robot Rhetoric!

Posted on 04/09/2020 at 9:00 AM
The following is a letter to the editor of General Surgery News from our very own David Coster, MD, FACS, FASMBS. This letter has been reprinted here with the express consent of the author. The original letter can be found here. As a surgeon and early adopter of robotic surgery some...

Navigating BBQ Season After Bariatric Surgery

Posted on 06/25/2018 at 10:30 AM
With the summer season comes BBQ’s and gatherings full of tasty, but not always healthy, foods. If you’ve recently undergone bariatric surgery, you know you’ve got to be aware of the food choices you make, but it can feel alienating to attend parties and grill outs when you have to...

A Revolution in Non-Invasive Surgery: The da Vinci Surgical System

Posted on 03/07/2018 at 9:51 AM
Though the new millennia has come and passed, the complete robot takeover promised by Hollywood during the latter half of the last century has not come to fruition (yet…); however, robots and robotic systems are becoming increasingly prominent in many industries, especially in health care. The surgical robotics market has grown...

What is a Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Posted on 02/07/2018 at 3:49 PM
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