A man in his early 40s was referred for surgical evaluation following abnormal imaging obtained during workup of recent left-sided chest discomfort and longstanding dyspnea on exertion. What is your diagnosis?
This study describes complications of laparoscopic hemihepatectomy at a single medical center and estimates the number of procedures after which they leveled off or declined.
This article reviews the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This randomized, nonblinded laboratory animal study reports how dynamic alveolar heterogeneity is influenced by 2 modes of mechanical ventilation (low tidal-volume ventilation and airway pressure release ventilation), using in vivo microscopy to directly measure alveolar size distributions.
This randomized clinical trial demonstrates that Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy can be performed with lower rates of postoperative complications and more lymph node retrieval compared with Sweet esophagectomy.