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Wed22Nov2017The number of patients who die in hospital following an operation to repair an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) continues to fall according to the National Vascular Registry 2017 annual report published today by the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland (VSGBI) and the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS). Of the just over 13,000 patients who had a planned operation to repair an aneurysm between 2014 and 2016, the proportion who died in hospital after surgery was 1.4%, which represents approximately 130 patients lives saved each year compared to figures published in 2012.
Wed22Nov2017The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has criticised a decision by MYA Clinic to live stream a full breast augmentation surgery. The surgery will be performed on an employee of the clinic this Thursday (23rd November).
Tue21Nov2017Only 8% of men with low-risk prostate cancer received potentially unnecessary radical treatment aimed at curing the disease in 2015-16 according to the fourth Annual Report of the National Prostate Cancer Audit (NPCA) published by the Royal College of Surgeons today. This is an improvement on 2014-15 figures, when 12% of men treated by the NHS in England may have received unnecessary treatment for low risk disease. This reflects the international trend in this area of prostate cancer therapy.