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Surgery Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com Surgery Career and Resource Center! Here you can stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in your industry, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect surgery employment opportunity, too. Learn more about LocumTenens.com's surgery recruiting services.

General Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2019 LocumTenens.com Surgeon Salary Survey annual reports are now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com surgeon salary survey highlight annual average surgeon salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report.

The LocumTenens.com surgeon salary survey resource center provides more detailed salary information, including historical data from 2006 through our latest 2019 Surgeon Salary Survey.

Looking ahead: the future of ORs

Source: Becker's Hospital Review

The Wall Street Journal spoke with surgeons and hospital administrators about how they imagine the future of operating rooms (ORs). According to their predictions, artificial intelligence is likely to play a much bigger role, including technology that alerts physicians to sterile field breaches or other hazards. They also envision intelligent lighting in ORs, alleviating glare and shadows during surgery.

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Navigating the intricacies of cardiovascular surgery

Source: DGIST

A research team out of South Korea is making strides in cardiovascular medicine with new advancements in surgical technology. Scientists have developed an attachable guidewire microrobot that can reach precise locations inside blood vessels through magnetic steering. Further research and development efforts are still in progress. However, compared to existing methods, this new technology is expected to decrease the time of cardiovascular procedures while improving success rates by enabling surgeons to work with greater speed and accuracy.

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