Child in surgery. Can anesthesia damage the developing brain?
    June 27, 2016
    Anesthesia and the Developing Brain

    You’re already worried that your child has to undergo surgery. Now should you also be worried that the anesthesia can damage your child’s brain? That is the concern raised by doctors at the Cincin…

    21st Century Surgery
    April 9, 2002
    21st Century Surgery

    The FDA has approved a surgical robot, part of the da Vinci Surgical System, for use in thoracic surgery, general laparoscopic surgery, and for surgical assistance. The robot has 3 arms that can be mo…

    Capillary Hemangioma
    June 12, 2000
    Capillary Hemangioma

    A capillary hemangioma is a bright red birthmark that can sometimes be the most noticeable feature of a little baby. Hemangiomas often don't appear until a baby is a month old, and can continue to gro…

    Advances in Surgical Procedures
    October 12, 1999
    Advances in Surgical Procedures

    The Cleveland Clinic was the scene of a truly amazing feat. When women want permanent birth control, they sometimes have a simple operation called a tubal ligation, where the fragile Fallopian tubes a…

    Tonsillectomies and Adenoidectomies for Ear Infections
    November 8, 1996
    Tonsillectomies and Adenoidectomies for Ear Infections

    Dr. Greene's Answer: From the 1930's through the 1960's, tonsillectomies and adenoidectomies were considered routine surgeries. At that time, the tonsils and adenoids were thought to be useless organs…