An anesthesiologist is a doctor trained to administer anesthesia. Learn what the job entails, training involved, and how anesthesia is delivered safely.
An epidural is a common anesthetic used during labor for pain relief. Learn about the benefits and risks to determine if an epidural is right for you.
Nausea and vomiting following surgery are common side effects resulting from anesthesia used during surgery. Here are tips to cope.
Learn if high blood pressure affects the timing of surgery and how it is managed before, during, and after surgery.
Learn what to expect on the day of surgery when you have a Whipple procedure (pancreaticoduodenectomy). Reviewed by our board-certified surgeons.
Cricothyrotomy is a procedure where a breathing tube is emergently placed through the cricothyroid membrane into the trachea.
Find out what an epidural is, how it is administered, as well as the pros and cons of this type of pain management after surgery.
What exactly is mediastinoscopy, what can you expect, and what are some possible complications of the procedure? Are there alternatives?
A certified clinical perfusionist is a medical technician trained to perform cardiopulmonary bypass and operate a heart-lung machine during surgery.
Maze procedure is a surgery that treats irregular heart rhythm. Learn more about the Maze procedure, reviewed by our board-certified surgeons.
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