This Viewpoint describes social media platforms in terms of their potential to reach targeted organ donor audiences with ethical use of this technology.
This Viewpoint discusses how surgeons can enact behavioral modifications around the time of surgery to help impact population health issues.
This Viewpoint imparts a leadership lesson from a surgeon whose career has included 12 years as the chief medical officer of a very large medical technology firm.
This double-blind randomized clinical trial compares rates of port-site infections, organ or space infections, and any type of surgical site infections among patients who underwent gynecological laparoscopies and received 1 of 3 types of skin preparation solutions.
This cohort study examines factors associated with smoking quitline engagement and smoking cessation among patients undergoing thoracic surgery who consented to a quitline electronic referral.
This cohort study examines very early recurrence following resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the preoperative and postoperative setting.
This case series evaluates survival and radiographic and serologic measures of responses associated with administration of FOLFIRINOX or gemcitabine plus nab-paclitaxel as first-line chemotherapy in patients with previously untreated localized pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
This cohort study identifies patient and hospital factors associated with increased mortality after emergency general surgery among patients who are readmitted within 30 days of discharge to a nonindex hospital.
This cross-sectional mixed-methods study assesses preparedness for surgical residency, identifies factors associated with preparedness, examines the association between preparedness and burnout, and explores resident and faculty perspectives on resident preparedness in a national survey of US general surgical residents.
This cohort study identifies the prevalence and variation in parathyroid hormone level testing among patients with kidney stones and hypercalcemia in the Veterans Health Administration health care system.
This cohort study examines the preoperative and postoperative financial implications of a publicly funded surgical bariatric procedure.
This open-label randomized clinical trial examines the utility and safety of nasogastric decompression after pancreaticoduodenectomy by comparing the occurrence of postoperative complications among patients with or without postoperative nasogastric tube decompression.
This Special Communication describes a New York City hospital’s restructuring of general surgery resident teams and educational infrastructure in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
This narrative review provides an overview of research delineating gender disparities in surgery and investigating the causes underlying such issues and proposes recommended action.
This Clinical Guideline Synopsis reviews the French Working Group on Perioperative Hemostasis, French Study Group on Thrombosis and Hemostasis, and French Society for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Guidelines on Management of Antiplatelet Therapy for Nonelective Invasive Procedures or Bleeding Complications.
This case series study examines short-term and long-terms outcomes in patients who have undergone Collis gastroplasty with fundoplication and hiatal hernia repair.
This research study compares the self-reported pain levels of geriatric vs nongeriatric patients with rib fractures.
This study investigates temporal trends in gender participation in membership, leadership, and presentations of women in the Pacific Coast Surgical Association.
This cross-sectional study identifies surgical specialties with the greatest gender inequities among resident physicians and examines how long it will take for women in these specialties to reach parity with the overall resident and US population.
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