This Viewpoint considers 3 nuances of the policy debate regarding the regionalization of high-risk surgery by restricting care to high-volume centers of excellence.
This Viewpoint reports on the concept of the Perioperative Surgical Home.
This cohort study compares the incidence of venous thromboembolism after trauma in patients whose enoxaparin dose was adjusted vs not adjusted using anti–factor Xa trough levels.
This survey study assesses how often surgeons disclosed adverse events, what they revealed, and how they expressed the disclosure.
This study of original peer-reviewed articles in major surgery journals characterizes equality of sex representation of participants in human surgical clinical research.
This study describes the broad spectrum of nonvascular surgery cases that require intraoperative vascular surgery assistance.
This multicenter cohort analysis aims to validate previously identified prognostic factors in acute cholangitis, evaluate the effect of timing of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography on clinical outcomes, and compare recent experience with acute cholangitis vs a historical cohort.
This study examines 10-year weight change in veterans who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass compared with nonsurgical matches and the 4-year weight change in veterans who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, or sleeve gastrectomy.
This cohort study evaluates the association between preoperative clinical factors and long-term weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
This study characterizes surgical care infrastructure, location, capacity, and availability in Zambia.
This study uses disease registry data to examine the association between time intervals from the completion of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy to surgical procedure and rates of pathologic complete responses in patients with esophageal cancer.
This population-based study uses data from a large health claims database to evaluate the incidence of bone fracture and characteristics that may be associated with nonunion of the fractures.
This narrative review summarizes recent advances in understanding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of critical limb ischemia.
A 67-year old man was evaluated for lower gastrointestinal tract bleeding. What is your diagnosis?
A man in his 40s training for weight-lifting presented with new-onset progressive dizziness, lightheadedness, and shortness of breath. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study measures opioid use between 90 days and 1 year after major surgery..
This study reports on the Oncology NSQIP National Cancer Center Collaborative collecting 3 additional case characteristics representing greater operative complexity and risk with the aim to improve patient risk prediction and case-mix adjustment.
This cell biology study compares cytotoxic T cell lysis of in vitro pancreatic cancer cells with vs without tumor antigen expression induced by cell-penetrating peptide.
This study determines whether a particular method of cubital tunnel surgery or a perioperative risk factor carries a greater risk of postoperative local complications.