Study Looks at Diversity Among U.S. Surgeons

By Robert Preidt               HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — White people continue to dominate top surgery positions at U.S. universities, while the number of Black and Hispanic surgeons remains flat, a new study finds. “There are a lot of talented surgeons of different races, ethnicities and … Read more

Largest batch of AIIMS resident surgeons to learn basics of robotic surgery – ET HealthWorld

Young surgeons at the All India Institute of Medical Science are being acquainted with Da Vinci. Not the great 15th century artist Leonardo Da Vinci but a robot made by California-based Intuitive Surgicals to assist in surgeries. In the largest such initiative so far, a group of 70 young surgeons specialising in oncology at the … Read more

Panchkula: Take health advice via ‘e-Sanjeevani’ app – ET HealthWorld

Panchkula: Take health advice via ‘e-Sanjeevani’ app – ET HealthWorld

PANCHKULA: The Panchkula health department has started its e-Sanjeevani OPD services. With this, people can now get free tele-consultation services at home that will help them avoid undue exposure in hospitals, especially during Covid-19 pandemic. Prabhjot Singh, mission director, NHM Haryana, through video conference held a meeting of all civil Surgeons for the promotion of … Read more

Mobile robotic surgeons could treat more patients

Keyhole surgery can allow complicated procedures to be carried out with just a few access cuts, helping to reduce patient recovery times and potential risk of infection. But the remote controlled robots that can perform this type of surgery are often very large, expensive and not widely available. Now a new robo-surgeon with a modular … Read more

Surgeons fear ‘tsunami of cancelled operations’

Image copyright Queen Victoria Hospital There could be a “tsunami” of cancelled operations this winter as the NHS copes with rising numbers of coronavirus patients, leading surgeons are warning. Members of the Royal College of Surgeons of England say they doubt the NHS can meet targets to restore surgery back to near pre-pandemic levels. Planned … Read more