Explore the latest in minimally invasive surgery, including recent advances in applications, indications, technologies, and devices.
This cohort study uses propensity score matching analysis to compare outcomes of laparoscopic surgery with those of open surgery among patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer.
This single-center cohort study investigates factors associated with perioperative complications and hospital length of stay in adults undergoing laparoscopic adrenalectomy.
This cross-sectional analysis of 71 articles discussing the ACOSOG Z6051 and ALaCaRT trials of laparoscopic vs open resection for rectal cancer evaluates the frequency of misinterpretation of these inconclusive trials and determines whether interpretations were concordant with the findings of the primary studies.
This essay discusses the benefits and risks of gastric bypass vs sleeve gastrectomy for inducing weight loss among individuals with morbid obesity with or without gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This study examines outcomes of laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed by surgical residents before and after mandatory implementation of Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery certification to assess whether certification is associated with residence performance or patient outcome.
This study used 1999-2017 financial statements from INTUITIVE, the company that supplies most robotic technology, to establish a hospital cost benchmark to inform future cost-effectiveness evaluations.
A man in his 50s with a history of prostate cancer treated with robotic prostatectomy presented with progressively worsening postprandial nausea or vomiting, epigastric abdominal pain, anorexia, and weight loss. What is your diagnosis?
This article describes a machine training algorithm for evaluating surgeon performance in robotic surgery that was developed using automated performance metrics collected from the robotic device.
This population-based study assesses patient and health system factors that are associated with the outcomes and costs after laparoscopic cholecystectomy among Canadian children.
This study uses an online survey and a sensitivity survey to determine which treatment option—surgical or nonsurgical therapy—individuals are likely to choose in the event of acute appendicitis and to identify targets to make antibiotic treatment more appealing.
This multicenter longitudinal study examines long-term weight change and health status following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.
This JAMA Patient Page describes reasons for undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy and what to expect with the surgery.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy vs laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on 5-year excess weight loss in patients with morbid obesity.
This study reports 5-year weight loss outcomes for participants in the SLEEVEPASS equivalence trial with morbid obesity managed with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy vs laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
This cohort study uses Israeli electronic health record data to compare mortality of obese adult patients who underwent bariatric surgery (laparoscopic banding, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy) vs obese adults receiving nonsurgical usual care management.
This study compares functional speech, swallowing, and quality-of-life outcomes between patients with oropharangeal cancer who underwent transoral robotic surgery onlyand those who underwent transoral robotic surgery and received adjuvant radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy.
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.
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