surgery

May 19, 2020

UW Medicine has seen a 65% decrease in total surgeries over a 12-week span of the virus, said Douglas Wood, surgery chair at the UW School of Medicine.

July 18, 2019

Of all the data captured, the greatest variability was between surgeons, the study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, showed.

July 3, 2019

The suspect, an abnormal, fused protein, gathers enzymes that drive uncontrolled cell growth.

March 26, 2019

Implanting replacement aortic valves via catheter is as good as, or better than, surgery for low-risk patients, new studies show.

close up of feet in running shoes
December 28, 2018

Surgical oncologist  Venu G. Pillarisetty talks about why resting before surgery is the worst thing you can do.

December 28, 2018

Study finds patients were discharged earlier based on smart diet and exercise

August 16, 2018

Stair-climbing ability reliably foretells after-surgery risk among people with pulmonary hypertension, a study shows.

Historically, people whose aortic valve functions poorly have been directed to open-heart surgery, the “gold standard” of care. Since 2011, though, the U.S.

A new exhibit at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle will showcase UW Medicine surgeons and surgical training techniques at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Surgical residents learn their craft mostly in the operating room, watching and assisting mentors with patient procedures until their skills and poise suffice to fly solo. 

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