Explore the latest in minimally invasive surgery, including recent advances in applications, indications, technologies, and devices.
This randomized clinical trial investigates the 5-year survival outcomes of laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy compared with open distal gastrectomy for the management of advanced gastric cancer.
This case series uses data from the National Cancer Database to evaluate trends in the characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of rectal adenocarcinoma in the US from 2004 to 2019.
This cross-sectional study compares trends in use of robotic surgery for general surgical procedures among the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), community practice, and academic health centers from 2013 to 2021.
This randomized clinical trial assesses whether laparoscopic proximal gastrectomy with double-tract reconstruction is superior to laparoscopic total gastrectomy for the surgical treatment of patients with early gastric cancer in the upper third of the stomach.
This article discusses how retroauricular single-site endoscopic thyroidectomy is performed and compares it with transaxillary, transareolar, retroauricular hairline, and transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approaches.
This cohort study assesses whether an association exists between bariatric surgery and alcohol-related hospitalizations and all-cause mortality in patients at US Veterans Health Administration health centers compared with referral to a weight management program.
This cohort study evaluates postoperative outcomes of open inguinal hernia repair under general or local anesthesia compared with laparoscopic repair.
This cost-effectiveness analysis of a randomized clinical trial investigates the cost-effectiveness of laparoscopic compared with open gastrectomy for gastric cancer.
This cohort study investigates hospital quality and patient factors associated with treatment location using data from the UK National Health Service.
This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses whether randomization protects randomized clinical trials comparing transcatheter aortic valve implantation and surgical aortic valve replacement from biases other than nonrandom allocation.
This randomized clinical trial investigates if electroacupuncture promotes postoperative recovery in patients after laparoscopic bowel resection for colorectal cancer compared with sham electroacupuncture.
This randomized clinical trial compares the long-term and short-term efficacy of laparoscopic total gastrectomy and conventional laparoscopic total gastrectomy for patients with advanced proximal gastric cancer that has not invaded the greater curvature.
This international, multicenter cohort study assesses the safety, reproducibility, and oncologic efficacy of robotic vs open liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma.
This comparative effectiveness study evaluates long-term survival after minimally invasive and standard open surgery with curative intent among patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
This cross-sectional study examines racial and ethnic disparities in the utilization of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.
This cohort study evaluates the safety and success of excimer laser sheath–assisted retrieval of embedded inferior vena cava filters.
This cohort study evaluates the association of oncologic prognosis with minimal access breast surgery vs conventional surgery.
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