He was due to undergo major surgery
in Liverpool yesterday to have the tumour removed.
The scientists added that the gender differences on pain perception are still heavily disputed, both in experimental and clinical fields and their data do not definitely clarify this issue; however, based on their findings it can be presumed that the type (and severity) of surgery may play a pivotal role, as females express higher pain scores after minor procedures, whereas males are more affected after major surgery
Patients who were too frail to have major surgery
or whose cancer was too advanced to benefit from major surgery
had a much poorer survival rate in England and Wales, with only four out of 10 patients surviving for two years.
This means patients can have major surgery
with only a few tiny incisions.
We'll meet 20-monthold Harrison as he faces major surgery
after relying on a breathing tube for the past seven months.
Patients who have had major surgery
need doctors and nurses checking on their progress on a daily basis for at least one week, and not discharged when they are still feeling weak and vulnerable, especially people who are elderly.
With major surgery
now occurring at a rate of 234 million procedures per year--1 for every 25 people--and studies indicating that a significant percentage result in preventable complications and deaths, the WHO last month launched a new safety checklist for surgical teams to use in operating theatres as part of a major drive to make surgery safer around the world.
The study urged surgeons and intensive care specialists to use strict protocols of active blood sugar control in all patients admitted for major surgery
At the age of two he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and over the years he has had to endure hours of surgery, including operations on his eyes and ears and major surgery
on his skull.
CORK City midfielder Gareth Farrelly could leave hospital within the next five days following major surgery
Even without much publicity, the hospital gets half a dozen foreign patients a month seeking major surgery
WITH reference to your report about hospital porter Douglas Shrapnell (Telegraph, April 5), I have also had major surgery
for mouth cancer at University Hospital at Walsgrave.