This Viewpoint discusses the need for changing the informed consent process to include physicians’ disclosures of industry relationships as a means to increase transparency and facilitate informed joint decision making.
This Viewpoint discusses resilience as a response to work stressors and burnout, and argues that shifting the “frame” through which challenges are perceived can lead to more resilient leadership.
This survey study reports the status and structure of mentorship programs in departments of surgery in the United States.
This decision analytic study models different techniques for reducing the cost of complex surgery performed at safety-net hospitals.
This multicenter study of patients after liver resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma evaluates whether the number of positive lymph nodes or the lymph node ratio was most accurate for staging.
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 report describes the Delphi process used by the Patient-Reported Outcomes in Surgery Conference to develop a consensus-based research agenda focusing on patient-reported outcomes.
This observational study and intervention develop a prototype of a tool to improve the preoperative decision-making process and manage postoperative expectations among older adults undergoing high-risk surgery.
This study delineates the perioperative and long-term outcomes after carotid endarterectomy in dialysis-dependent patients in a large national database.
This cross-sectional study evaluates the ability of the Glasgow Coma Scale and Simplified Motor Scores to identify patients with severe TBI from mass casualty explosions who require neurosurgical intervention.
This cohort study compares clinical outcomes of patients with intermittent claudication and peripheral arterial disease treated with revascularization vs medical treatment.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of thrombelastogram-adjusted prophylactic enoxaparin dosing among trauma and surgical patients.
This Special Communication describes evidence-based guidelines to enhance the appropriate, safe, and effective practice of parathyroidectomy.
This systematic review summarizes the literature on surgeon quality of life and burnout by surgical specialty.
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?
A 61-year-old man with progressive shortness of breath for 1 week and myocardial infarction 1 month earlier had progressive dyspnea at rest, tachycardia, and tachypnea. Transthoracic echocardiography showed a hypoechoic mass and CT showed a large crescentic hypodense lesion. What is your diagnosis?
This study examines whether excellence in surgical outcomes transfers among procedures within health systems.
This study determines whether differences in the use of vena cava filters in hospitals in Kentucky can be explained by observable factors rather than potential reimbursement upcoding.
This cohort study examines associations between anticoagulation during arterial repair or bypass and repair thrombosis or limb amputation among patients with traumatic vascular injury of the extremities.
This study compares surgical site infections and costs of care for patients undergoing spinal surgery before and after implementation of an infection prevention bundle in the neurosurgical unit of the Cleveland Clinic.