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This study describes the incidence of catheter-associated urinary tract infections in a large academic medical center and shows that even with prevention guideline adherence, catheter-associated urinary tract infections cannot truly be a never event.
This cohort study examines the correlation between paraspinous sarcopenia at the T12 level and threshold and the association with long-term outcomes in older trauma patients.
This cohort study of resident physicians and faculty members at a single academic center examines the usability and acceptability of a resident evaluation tool integrated into an electronic medical records system.
This study surveys surgical nongovernmental organizations to estimate their contribution to global surgical delivery.
This multicenter observational study examines the usefulness of audio recordings during laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedures as a means to resolve discrepancies between videos and narrative operative notes.
This study investigates patient management and outcomes after an index inpatient episode of nonoperatively managed complicated diverticulitis in Switzerland and Scotland and examines whether interval resection was associated with the rate of disease-specific emergency surgery or death.
This study investigates whether bariatric surgery is associated with improvement in long-term survival among patients with obesity and end-stage kidney disease.
This cohort study examines surgical skill within advanced laparoscopic procedures and its association with histopathological and clinical outcomes.
This study evaluates the association of mentorship and a formal proficiency-based skills curriculum with the learning curves of 3 generations of surgeons and the association with increased patient safety.
This study evaluates the diagnostic value of circulating exosomal gastric cancer–associated long noncoding RNA1 for early detection and monitoring progression of gastric cancer.
This Special Communication describes how a surgical department in an epicenter of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic created a unique workflow of surgical resident physicians to accommodate team safety while optimizing patient care.
This Special Communication describes the approach taken by the Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin in creating a workforce to address medical needs during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
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 Viewpoint discusses opioid dependence, abuse, or overdose in opioid-naive patients who undergo surgery and strategies to prevent this “never event.”
This Viewpoint advocates for increases in price transparency in US health care services.
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