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