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Does the sex of your surgeon matter? A new study says yes
20/02/2022 09:45 PM | Click to read full article
If your doctor recommends surgery, there’s a lot to think about and many questions to answer. Do I really need this surgery? Should I get a second opinion? Will my insurance cover my operation? How long will my recovery take?
But here’s something you might not have considered: does the sex of your surgeon affect the chances that your operation will go well? According to a study in JAMA Surgery, it just might.