Will surgical caps make a comeback in the OR? A shift in surgical attire guidelines may be on the horizon.
“I came to realize that it’s our ability to elicit people’s priorities that ultimately matters,” Atul Gawande, MD, said in a recent address on becoming a good surgeon.
A recent trial has found that using Kadcyla, in lieu of Herceptin, to treat HER2-positive early breast cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy improves invasive disease-free survival.
The current state of perioperative nutrition in the U.S. “doesn’t cut it anymore,” surgeons say.
A new device designed for patients to use at home may help prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism after surgery.
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