Surprise! Performing nighttime surgery no factor in survival rate for heart, lung transplant patients; presumed surgeon fatigue a myth

Despite concerns that surgeon fatigue is leading to dangerous complications for patients and data showing worse outcomes for many patients who undergo surgery at night, new Johns Hopkins research suggests that in the case of heart and lung transplants, the time of the day when the transplant is performed has no affect on patient survival. [Sign in to read the full article...]