1.2 million patients in Canada receiving 25 common surgeries between 2007 and 2019
"adverse postoperative outcomes" — a term encompassing medical complications, readmission to hospital, and death rate
90-day mark, 12.5% of patients operated on by female surgeons had experienced adverse postoperative outcomes, compared to 13.9% of patients treated by male surgeons.
one year mark, 20.7% of patients treated by female surgeons experienced a postoperative event, compared to 25% of those treated by male surgeons.
150,000 patients in Sweden who received surgery to remove their gallbladders
female surgeons had "significantly longer operation times
less likely to be forced to switch from keyhole surgery to open surgery
22.6% of general surgeons in the U.S. in 2021 were women
2021, only 9.6% of neurological surgeons were women and only 5.9% of orthopedic surgeons were women
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