The growing problem with reproducibility and sloppy use of statistical tools in biomedical research is the topic of this month’s feature. Even lab mice can be the sources of misleading research results. Dr. Peter Angelos reflects on what all this can mean for surgical research.
Don’t miss Dr. Tyler Hughes’s lighthearted look at a fictional surgeon of the future, Dr. ‘Bones’ McCoy, and how some of Dr. McCoy’s challenges are all too familiar to today’s surgeons.
This issue has news from on-site coverage of the annual meetings of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the American Surgical Association, and the Central Surgical Association.