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With Temple Health’s advanced robotic technologies, spine surgeons can do more procedures using gentler approaches


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Weight loss surgery for kids and teens with obesity is becoming more common, study finds

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In the 1840s, Dr. Mütter used a revolutionary 'flap' surgery to help burn patients

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Limb-lengthening surgery can make you taller, but it isn't an easy cosmetic fix

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Medical advancements are giving breast cancer patients more surgical options

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Sciatic nerve pain can be debilitating, but surgery often is unnecessary

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Sen. Bob Casey will not need further prostate cancer treatment after successful surgery, his office says

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Hernias are often overlooked as the cause of chronic pelvic pain in women

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Jill Biden undergoes Mohs surgery to remove a skin lesion; here's what it entails

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Should older seniors risk major surgery? New research offers guidance

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Why it's important to disclose marijuana use prior to surgery

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For children with severe scoliosis, spinal fusions cause fewer complications than growth-friendly surgeries

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Men's Health

Prostate cancer patients may benefit from shorter courses of radiation therapy after surgeries, study finds

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Does acupuncture have a place in the operating room?

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Suffering from neck or back pain? Avoid these mistakes when self-diagnosing your symptoms

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CHOP milestone exemplifies three decades of progress in fetal surgery

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Competitive dancer waltzes her way back onto the dance floor after nerve surgery

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Excessive, high-dose opioids commonly prescribed after knee surgery, Penn study finds

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Adult Health

Dual surgery boosts heart transplant chances for patients with obesity

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It's time to lower opioid prescription doses in heart surgery patients, Penn researchers say

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Surgery patients with COVID-19 more likely to die shortly afterward, study finds

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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy undergoes successful surgery to remove kidney tumor

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Some women who have C-sections are at higher risk for postpartum depression, researchers say

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Appendicitis can create an emergency in a hurry

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Quit smoking at least 4 weeks before surgery, WHO advises

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U.S. discards too many kidneys viable for transplant, Johns Hopkins study finds

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Here's what to expect before and after weight-loss surgery

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Adult Health

Former FDA adviser warns about dangers of LASIK surgery

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Eagles' DeSean Jackson shares hospital photo after 'successful' surgery


Adult Health

Despite benefits, many cardiac valve surgery patients don't receive cardiac rehabilitation

Children's Health

Everything you need to know about tonsil removal surgery

Children's Health

Bariatric surgery found safe for teens with morbid obesity, Penn research finds

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Penn Medicine, Arkansas hospital partnering to expedite heart surgery research

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Here's what to expect before knee replacement surgery

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To save money, American patients and surgeons meet in Cancun

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Philadelphia's best (and worst) hospitals for these four common surgeries

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Women's Health

30-minute procedure claims to delay menopause by 20 years

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'July effect' doesn't impact heart surgery, new study finds


Checklist spurred significant reduction in post-surgical deaths, study finds

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Surgeons who mistreat co-workers put patients in danger, study finds

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Regular cannabis users can require up to two times the normal level of sedation for surgeries

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How Penn Medicine is reducing opioid use in some surgical patients

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