Minimally-invasive surgery to repair the mitral valve has evolved a lot over the years. Dr. Arnar Geirsson shares how robotic surgery works and why it’s a great option for most people who need surgical intervention for mitral valve disease.
The groundbreaking I-SPY trials for neoadjuvant breast cancer treatment show there is no difference in recurrence rates between those who undergo mastectomy versus those who undergo lumpectomy. A surprising discovery for researchers and clinicians alike.
We spoke with Dr. Craig Smith about his new memoir, Nobility in Small Things: A Surgeon’s Path. An intimate portrait replete with the wisdom of experience and contemplation. In this expansive interview, Dr. Smith discusses the many themes of his book and the nuance therein.
Treatment for obesity is changing. Ozempic is a drug used to treat diabetes; now, millions of people are using it to lose weight. We talked to bariatric surgeon Dr. Marc Bessler about how drugs like Ozempic and Mounjaro work and all the questions in between.