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.
Learn what to expect on the day of surgery when you have a Whipple procedure (pancreaticoduodenectomy). Reviewed by our board-certified surgeons.
Learn if high blood pressure affects the timing of surgery and how it is managed before, during, and after surgery.
If you're having surgery, you won't be aware of or feel pain. Anesthesia providers have many tools to keep an eye on you and manage pain, and researchers are exploring new ways to use technology to make surgical pain management better.
Maze procedure is a surgery that treats irregular heart rhythm. Learn more about the Maze procedure, reviewed by our board-certified surgeons.
A certified clinical perfusionist is a medical technician trained to perform cardiopulmonary bypass and operate a heart-lung machine during surgery.
What exactly is mediastinoscopy, what can you expect, and what are some possible complications of the procedure? Are there alternatives?
Parathyroidectomy (parathyroid surgery) is a surgery that treats hyperparathyroidism. Learn about it, reviewed by our board-certified surgeons.
Companies that sell joint replacement implants may have a representative in the OR during your surgery. Here's why you should care.
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