This narrative review summarizes types of pancreatic cysts and management strategies for each based on a synthesis of the published literature.
This observational study uses computerized radiology order entry and clinical decision support systems to examine the proportion and appropriateness of those orders placed by participating clinicians in 8 states between the baseline and intervention periods.
This JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review of the accuracy of 18F-fludeoxyglucose–positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) for distinguishing potentially resectable from nonresectable non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
This systematic review summarizes the pathophysiology of acute brain ischemia and infarction and available reperfusion treatments.
This prospective cohort study found that health outcomes for elderly patients with back pain were no better for those who underwent early diagnostic imaging than those who did not.
This Viewpoint explores nanotechnology for therapeutics, diagnostics, and imaging.
Robinson and Miller determine whether total expenditures per patient were higher in medical groups owned by local hospitals or multihospital systems compared with groups owned by participating physicians in California between 2009 and 2012.
To examine whether hospital surveillance bias influences the validity of reported venous thromboembolism (VTE) rates, Bilimoria and coauthors examined Medicare data for beneficiaries undergoing select major operations. Livingston comments in a related Editorial.
McWilliams and coauthors examined whether a commercial accountable care organization (ACO) initiative associated with reduced spending and improved quality for private insurance plan enrollees was also associated with changes in spending and quality for Medicare beneficiaries, who were not covered by the initiative.