Articles tagged with "safety"

FDA Seeks to Prevent Surgical Fires

While surgical fires are exceedingly rare they can have devastating consequences. The FDA and a coalition of health care providers recently launched the Preventing Surgical Fires Initiative to help physicians manage the risk of surgical fire.

Transoral Robotic Surgery, Chemotherapy Outcomes Similar in Patients with AOC

What are the safety, toxicity and oncologic outcomes of patients undergoing transoral robotic surgery (TORS), neck dissection and adjuvant therapy for advanced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (AOC)? Background: Most patients with AOC in the U.S. are treated with definitive chemoradiation therapy. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved TORS for surgical treatment of AOC. Study […]