A thyroid cancer patient has neck surgery that leaves no scar, in a new procedure and a first for Stanford surgeons.
Designing an inexpensive surgical headlight: A Q&A with a Stanford surgeon
Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.
A Stanford black, female, gay surgery resident speaks out
Auriel August, a resident in surgery, shares her story about why she decided to become a surgeon and her experience at Stanford.
From March Madness to medicine with help from mentors
Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.
An easy way to predict chronic pain following surgery: Ask patients how they’re feeling
The best way to predict which patients will suffer chronic pain after surgery is to ask them how they're feeling, Stanford researchers find.
Heart failure boosts risk of death following surgery
A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.
Pediatric surgeon specializes in solving problems
Stanford Medicine pediatric surgeon and innovator Tom Krummel discussed his career trajectory at a recent talk.
Henry Marsh shares insights into neurosurgery and more at Dean’s Lecture Series
Dean Lloyd Minor welcomed the neurosurgeon/author Henry Marsh to Stanford at a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk.
Touch-sensor technology seen as a path for improving surgical training
A Stanford surgeon, educator and inventor has worked to advance the science of touch.
Stanford Surgery’s decorating contest brings cheer to doctors working over the holidays
Stanford Medicine hosted an office decorating contest to help share the holiday spirit for those who have to work between Christmas and New Year's.
Informed consent: A reminder that each patient is different
Neurosurgery resident Adela Wu comments on the importance of personalizing the informed consent process before a procedure for each patient.
Algorithm developed to evaluate surgical skills with help from recent high school grad
Using AI, a team of Stanford researchers including an 18-year-old has developed a way to track and evaluate surgical skills.
Tackling a sticky surgical complication, Stanford researchers identify culprit and potential treatment
Abdominal adhesions can have lasting, significant consequences. Now Stanford researchers have identified the cells responsible and a possible treatment.
Surgery remains best treatment for appendicitis, Stanford study finds
Emergency surgery, compared to antibiotics, costs less and results in lower hospital readmission rates for appendicitis, a Stanford study finds.
Human skeletal stem cell can generate cartilage, bone
Discovery of the human skeletal stem cell opens the way to regenerate cartilage and bone to repair damaged tissues, say Stanford scientists.
Space, the new surgical frontier? A Q&A
A Stanford surgeon discusses the adverse conditions, physiological changes and surgical challenges faced by space travelers.