Female GI surgeons in Japan perform fewer procedures than men, but have similar outcomes

Surgeries performed by female gastrointestinal surgeons in Japan have no significant differences in outcomes compared with those conducted by their male counterparts, according to a study published in The BMJ.Researchers reported that female general surgeons comprise 32.5% (in 2017) of surgeons in the U.K., 27.9% (in 2019) in Canada and 22% (in 2019) in the U.S., and previous U.S. and Canadian studies have shown female physicians and surgeons are equally or more proficient than their male counterparts. But in Japan, only 5.9% of general and GI surgeries are performed by women.“In thisRead More

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