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Robotic abdominal wall reconstruction saves time, offers smoother recovery

When all else fails, or is less effective, bring in the robots. Robotic abdominal wall reconstruction is a minimally invasive surgery usually performed in patients who have large incisional hernias. But when the sheer size of the hernias renders traditional repair techniques inadequate, even requiring muscle releases to allow for…

UF Health rectal cancer program earns national accreditation

Obtaining the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer’s stamp of approval is a group effort that requires the dedication of multidisciplinary teams to their work — and to their patients with rectal cancer. The three-year accreditation is granted only to those programs that are committed to providing the best possible…

World Sepsis Day

According to the Global Sepsis Alliance, 20% of deaths worldwide are associated with sepsis, making the disease a worldwide crisis.

Researchers leverage AI to identify sepsis within 12 hours

In a medical field like critical care, where time can mean life or death, a sepsis diagnosis is like the final buzzer. Each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 1.7 million adults in the U.S. develop the condition. Sepsis, the body’s exaggerated response to…