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Medical News Today: Marsupialization: What to expect




What is marsupialization and when is it used? Learn about possible complications, when to see a doctor about a cyst, and alternative treatments. Read More






Medical News Today: Whipple procedure: Risks, benefits, and how to prepare




The Whipple procedure is a complex operation sometimes used to treat pancreatic cancer. Learn about the benefits and risks of the Whipple procedure. Read More






Medical News Today: Checklist program reduced large-scale post-surgery deaths




After voluntary introduction of a WHO surgical checklist for reducing avoidable risks in 14 hospitals, there was a significant drop in post-surgery deaths. Read More






Medical News Today: Appendicitis: Antibiotics could be alternative to surgery for children




Evidence review shows antibiotics could be a safe alternative to surgery in children with appendicitis and calls for large randomized trials to confirm it. Read More






Medical News Today: Dr. Olga Jonasson: Competency defeats gender bias




We look at how Dr. Olga Jonasson – America’s first woman to head a surgical department – helped shape leadership opportunities for today’s female surgeons. Read More






Medical News Today: AC/DC impairs male gaming performance




Men who plan on playing games against women over the holiday season should avoid listening to AC/DC like the plague – as should surgeons. Read More






Medical News Today: Five weird and wonderful surgical procedures




From using an ankle as a knee to the world’s first human head transplant, we take a look at five of the strangest, yet amazing surgical procedures to date. Read More






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