Tag Archives: surgery

Liver Surgery Update

Dr. Niraj Gusani discusses the changes which have made liver surgery safer, multidisciplinary patient management, and trends in hepatocellular malignancy.

Bring Your Own Teacher

Poor med student stood at attention for a three-hour case that turned into five – one of those challenging ones where you and the resident are problem solving and ignoring the student the whole time. At the end, I thanked …

Simulation and Evolving Training Models

Dr. Andrew Wright shares his thoughts on the US surgical training model and on the future of robotics in general surgery.
On simulation: “You get the skills, you get the knowledge, so when you see the patient for the first time, …

A Recent Grad on Robotics in Gen Surg

Discussion with Dr Kunoor Jain-Spangler, a recent graduate of fellowship training in minimally invasive bariatric surgery.
“[Patients] tend to fixate on this fascinating new technology.”
Topics: when and when not to use the robot in foregut surgery, patient demand, ergonomic advantage, training …