Young women with early-stage ovarian cancer can undergo fertility-preserving surgery without affecting the safety of their cancer treatment.
Researchers have demonstrated that transradial surgery, done via the wrist, is safe and effective for a broad range of neuroendovascular procedures.
Australian surgeons have restored the hand function of 13 young adults who had paralysis due to nerve damage.
Despite being largely preventable, Australia has the world's worst rate of ACL injuries and reconstructions.
Using a modified procedure, surgeons have returned genuine smiles to the faces of patients with one-sided facial muscle paralysis.
The global study also found that more than 1 in 5 surgical site infections were resistant to antibiotics given before surgery to prevent infections.
A new report investigating hip and knee joint replacement surgeries in Victoria finds that many patients could be successfully treated without surgery, with massive savings to healthcare and welfare systems.
These new biomaterials may help young cancer patients and aid in wound healing.
The width of a human hair, these stents are providing a safe alternative to traditional glaucoma treatments.
Operating theatres are simultaneously the largest cost and revenue generator for any hospital.
A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that more patients are using private health insurance in hospitals, with private patients apparently receiving shorter waiting times for elective surgery.
Robotically assisted radical prostatectomy is now the most common form of radical prostate surgery undertaken in Australia.
The Royal College of Surgeons has ruled that simulators are better than live animals for training surgeons to perform life-saving surgery.
This technique has been credited with helping to save at least one life already.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration will decide via Advisory Committee whether to move painkillers containing codeine such as Nurofen Plus, Mersyndol and Panadeine from their current Schedule 3 category to a Schedule 4 classification, thus requiring a doctor’s script.