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An American in France: Carol’s Surgical Training Experience

Carol, a Fellow specializing in pediatric otolaryngology flew all the way to France for an exceptional and very unique surgical training experience. Although trained in recurrent laryngeal nerve reinnervation from a leading expert in the field through her rigorous fellowship,...

/ 29 December 2016

Penoplasty: a Growing Trend in Male Cosmetic Surgery

In cosmetic surgery, no area of the body is off limits. Today, more men are willing to go under the knife (or needle) to cosmetically enhance the size of their penis. Phalloplasty, or penis resizing, is one of the newest...

/ 14 December 2016

Top 10 Social Media Influencers in Orthopedics

Who are the most influential surgeons on Social Media among orthopedists? Social media is lit up with medical innovators who inspire us, from top tweeter Kevin Pho, to LinkedIn leaders Hany Elrashidy and Ryan Labovitch. Keep up with the latest...

/ 5 December 2016

Our Top 5 TedMed Talks

Staying up-to-date in your field takes time and dedication. If you’re tired of pouring over journal articles, switch gears and watch some of the most engaging TedMed talks of the past few years. Peer-to-Peer Corner has selected five of its...

/ 1 December 2016

Insider Tips to Master the mHealth Revolution

In our increasingly technologically connected world, it is no surprise that mobile Health (mHealth) has been growing exponentially. Last year, half of all internet searches for health information occurred via smartphone, a clear signal that medical mobile apps are a...

/ 29 November 2016

“My mentor Ivo Pitanguy used to say ‘You will never regret teaching’ and he was right”

Renowned lecturer in the field of Cosmetic Surgery, Pr. Marcos Sforza is an ever-innovating passionate surgeon who has performed more than 5 000 procedures. Known all around the world for his breast enlargement procedures, Marcos Sforza is also a firm...

/ 7 November 2016
endoscopy intervention

Are Your Endoscopy Skills Outdated?

Endoscopy is evolving. Innovations in the emerging field of interventional endoscopy have transformed a routine diagnostic procedure into the next generation of minimally invasive surgery. As a result of this rapid innovation, the American College of Gastroenterologists and the American...

/ 4 November 2016
video training vs in situ training

Real Life Training vs. Video Training: The Moment of Truth

As a busy surgeon, how do you stay current with new technologies or techniques? These days, your main choices for continuing education are real life training or video training. With real life (or in situ) training, you stand next to...

/ 4 November 2016
spine surgery

Innovations in Spine Surgery: L.E.S. is More

According to experts at the September 2016 Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), “LES is more” when it comes to spine surgery. It’s safer for the patient, speeds recovery time, and is simpler for surgeons to perform. LES, or Less Exposure...

/ 28 October 2016
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Lifelong Medical Mentorings: An Animated Story

For physicians, education never stops. New technology and scientific discoveries are constantly arising. Books, journals and professional conferences can provide a good foundation for staying up to date. But they can’t bridge the gap between learning about a new technique...

/ 21 October 2016