Results of an international study including School of Medicine and Siteman Cancer Center researchers show improved outcomes for patients with advanced cases of rectal cancer.
Researchers in Minimally Invasive Surgery study the impact of patient self-education on health care decisions regarding hernia repair and surgical mesh.
The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.
Plastic and Reconstructive, ACCS and Vascular surgeons are taking innovative steps in growing a limb salvage service for patients who might otherwise require amputation.
Care is at the heart of the Washington University Transgender Center’s mission.
Gerald Andriole, MD, Chief of Urologic Surgery, leads the offensive against the most threatening forms of prostate cancer.
Angie Britt shares her experience of learning to eat after weight loss surgery.
Steven Strasberg, MD, focuses on delivering the best outcomes for all patients by measuring length of stay and readmission rates.