San Antonio partners pioneer surgery aimed at reversing Type 2 diabetes

April 22, 2021

First patient to receive fat extraction surgery has improved health. Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, SAN ANTONIO (April 22, 2021) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also referred to as UT Health San Antonio), University Health and Texas Biomedical Research Institute are reporting promising results following a minimally invasive procedure […]

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Study: Screen surgery patients for frailty

February 18, 2021

Patients should be assessed for frailty before having many types of surgery, even if the surgery is considered low risk, a review of two national patient databases shows. Frailty is a clinical syndrome marked by slow walking speed, weak grip, poor balance, exhaustion and low physical activity. It is an important risk factor for death […]

A surgeon looking into a monitor during a laproscopy