surgery

New study asks neurosurgeons 'how old is too old to operate?'

How old is too old to be performing brain surgery? According to a new study, most neurosurgeons disagree with an absolute age cutoff but roughly half favor additional testing when the surgeon is 65 or older.

Exploratory Surgery Day

Today's teenagers might be tomorrow's surgeons.To prepare high school students for a potential future in the health care industry,  Gundersen Health System in La Crosse hosted 'Exploratory Surgery Day' on Tuesday.

Doctors at UW Health give veteran second chance at life

At 25 years of age Keith McCarter returned to Wisconsin after a year-long tour of duty in Iraq with the U.S. Army. He and his wife, Jessica, were deployed together to Southern Iraq. What they didn't know was life would be more challenging with their return home.

Health tip: Why you may need scar repair

If a scar becomes too unsightly or interferes with normal movement, you may be a candidate for scar repair surgery, sometimes called scar revision.