Category Surgeries

New Surgical Technologies Improving Patient Outcomes

Monumental advancements in surgical instrumentation, connectivity and intelligence allow progressively more intricate interventions with enhanced accuracy, efficiency and safety. We explore several leading-edge innovations modernizing procedural techniques to elevate care standards. Robot-Assisted Surgery Sophisticated robotic surgery systems featuring multiple thin…

Preparing for Surgery: Steps Patients Should Take

Meticulous planning empowers patients to approach impending procedures with less anxiety and fuller comprehension. Beyond medical stability, thoughtful coordination around recovery logistics, home adaptions, legal paperwork and lifestyle changes leads to smoother post-operative journeys. We outline expansive proactive measures improving…

Common Surgical Errors and How to Prevent Them

While adverse events in the OR are infrequent, complex surgery still carries risks of preventable errors that can gravely impact patient health. We review the most frequent oversights and the robust safety barriers hospitals implement across the entire perioperative continuum…

Top 10 Most Common Surgeries in the U.S.

Over 48 million ambulatory surgery cases and 10 million inpatient procedures take place annually in the United States. We explore the top 10 surgical interventions ranked by frequency along with insights into each surgery’s medical purpose and patient populations. Cataract…