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This study investigates the association of timing of colostomy reversal after diverticulitis with operative outcomes and patient characteristics using data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project State Inpatient Databases.
This meta-analysis evaluates the association of prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy with rates of surgical site infection among patients with closed laparotomy incisions performed for general and colorectal surgery in elective and emergency settings.
This network meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials assesses which approach in colorectal surgery (mechanical bowel preparation with and without oral antibiotics) is associated with the lowest rate of surgical site infections.
This phase II feasibility study explores the long-term oncological outcomes and health-related quality of life of patients with cT1-3N0M0 rectal cancer who underwent neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by transanal endoscopic microsurgery.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial investigates the prognostic role of the total mesorectal excision plane quality in patients with rectal cancer who were treated within the CAO/ARO/AIO-04 phase 3 randomized clinical trial.
This cohort study of participants in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer randomized clinical trial compares long-term CRC incidence between individuals with either advanced or nonadvanced adenomas compared with those with no adenomas.
This cohort study evaluates the association of the Enhanced Recovery in National Surgical Quality Improvement Program pilot with length of stay after colectomy.
This study examines the incidence of a patient developing appendicitis within 1 week after undergoing a colonoscopy vs during the following 51 weeks.
This cohort study compares the outcomes of open colectomy with ureteral stenting with the outcomes of open colectomy without ureteral stenting.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2016 US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer’s guideline on colonoscopy surveillance after colorectal cancer resection.
A 48-year-old man with a 1-week history of right lower quadrant tenderness and fullness with previous open hemorrhoidectomy presents to the emergency department. What would you do next?
This study examines whether Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services high-star hospitals have improved patient outcomes and resource use in advanced laparoscopic abdominal surgery compared with low-star hospitals.
This population-based study uses instrumental variable analysis to evaluate the differences in Medicare expenditures for laparoscopic and open colectomy.
This cohort study assesses rates of complications for minimally invasive colectomy compared with open colectomy among surgeons.
This analysis uses data from the Department of Health and Human Services to examine what type of hospitals face a higher risk of data breaches.
This systemic review and meta-analysis analyzes the evidence concerning the pathologic outcomes of laparoscopic vs open rectal resection for rectal cancer among patients enrolled in randomized clinical trials.
This cross-national study assessed the association of a history of exposure to a traumatic experience with prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder in respondents to the World Health Organization World Mental Health surveys.
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