Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS, associate professor of Surgery, found growing acceptance of new flexible shift lengths in a national survey of surgical residents.
Patients with melanoma that has spread to the sentinel nodes did not see any survival benefit after a surgical procedure called immediate completion lymph node dissection, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Scientists have designed a promising bioactive nanomaterial with the potential to stimulate bone regeneration and improve quality of life for surgical patients and lead to less-invasive procedures.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered the mechanism that drives primary lung allograft dysfunction, the leading cause of death after lung transplantation.
Women who underwent autologous breast reconstruction following a mastectomy reported greater psychosocial and sexual well-being than those who chose implant-based reconstruction, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
As a leader and a surgeon-scientists, alumna Melina Kibbe, MD, ’03 GME, is no stranger to breaking glass ceilings.
A surgical procedure called a pelvic exenteration may be curative for more than half of women with a form of advanced cervical cancer who have failed other treatments.
Patients with hepatitis C virus infection who received an antiviral drug around the time they underwent liver transplantation saw a high rate of sustained virologic response, according to a Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.
A Northwestern Medicine study has identified a gene set that can predict whether a transplanted kidney is at risk of damage and subsequent loss.
A 3-D printable ink developed by Northwestern scientists produces synthetic bone implants with unique properties to induce bone regeneration.