Explore this JAMA Surgery series introducing new and innovative techniques in the practice of surgery and improvement in the delivery and quality of surgical care.
This article describes the use of a virtual boot camp to prepare medical students who have newly graduated for surgical residency.
This Surgical Innovation describes the use of transanal minimally invasive surgery, which can locally excise premalignant and select malignant lesions of the rectum with curative intent.
This article proposes an integrative prehabilitation approach to enhance functional reserve before major surgery and improve postoperative outcomes.
This article describes the design of a quality improvement system for use in low- and middle-income countries.
This article describes Video-Based Feedback for the Improvement of Surgical Technique, a video-centered approach to coaching practicing surgeons.
This article describes the use of fluorescent cholangiography with indocyanine green, instead of radiographic intraoperative cholangiography, to enhance laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
This cohort study uses data from a level 1 trauma center database to evaluate the association of computer-assisted virtual preoperative planning with the risk of 90-day all-cause mortality and postoperative complications among older patients with intertrochanteric hip fractures in China.
This article reviews the use of cold-stored low-titer anti-A and anti-B group O whole-blood transfusion for treatment of hemorrhagic shock and coagulopathy after injury.
This Surgical Innovation describes the use of a watch-and-wait approach for patients with rectal cancer after a clinical complete response to neoadjuvant therapy.
This article reviews the use of indocyanine green for intraoperative ureteral identification in nonurologic surgery.
This cohort study assesses whether a radical hysterectomy method with extended removal of paracervical tissue for locally advanced cervical cancer is associated with satisfactory oncological outcomes.
This Surgical Innovation describes the use of unmanned aircraft systems for on-demand delivery of organs, blood, and medication for patients undergoing transplant.
This nonrandomized controlled trial evaluates the feasibility and tolerability of local injections of autologous adipose tissue–derived stromal vascular fraction in patients with scarred vocal folds.
This article describes an innovation in closure techniques in hernia surgery.
This article explains the reasons for and attributes of a new surgical onboarding framework for health systems in the United States.
This article reviews the ways in which the visual concordance test, an electronic learning tool, can aid surgeons in decision-making during surgery.
This article reviews the ways in which thromboelastography assesses coagulation and examines its use in clinical decision-making.
This article describes innovations in explainable artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques.
This article describes innovations in imaging surgical anatomy with 3-dimensional mixed-reality modeling.
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