Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
More than 60 percent of physicians and medical students reporting delaying having children and building a family due to medical training, with half also having regretted doing so, according to recent survey findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Northwestern University investigators have developed the first electronic device for continuously monitoring the health of transplanted organs in real time.
Administering broad-spectrum antibiotics before surgery to remove pancreas tumors may decrease the chances of surgical site infection, according to a recent study published in JAMA.
New research from Northwestern investigators has demonstrated a method for engineering bone surfaces to improve the quality of bone grafts.
- Multicenter Trial Finds Using Circulatory Death Donors is Safe and Effective for Heart Transplantation06.14.2023
A new study has confirmed that circulatory death donor hearts that are reanimated and perfused with blood outside of the body are as safe and effective to transplant as brain death donor hearts preserved using traditional cold storage.
Liver transplant recipients who met the criteria for frailty had comparatively worse quality of life after their transplant, according to a new multicenter study published in JAMA Surgery.