This Viewpoint considers tools for measuring intraoperative performance in relation to surgical outcomes.
This Viewpoint discusses relevant literature regarding adverse pregnancy outcomes among female surgeons and surgical trainees and highlights some related international workplace policies for pregnancy.
This database review evaluates the association of safety-net hospital burden with the outcomes of appendectomy.
This cohort study uses the National Cancer Database to examine the factors associated with underestimation of invasive cancer in patients with a clinical diagnosis of non–high-grade DCIS that would preclude active surveillance.
This study identifies sources of avoidable surgical intensive care unit days and determines strategies to minimize these days in preinterventional and postinterventional populations.
This study distinguishes risk factors for surgical site infection subtypes and examines the association with other clinical outcomes in patients undergoing pancreatic surgery.
This cohort study examines the association between hemoglobin A1c and hospital readmissions among surgical patients with hyperglycemia.
This secondary cross-sectional analysis, performed using the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project National Inpatient Sample database from 2008 to 2010, investigates factors that influence cost variation for autologous free flap breast reconstruction.
This study identifies clinical factors associated with major pathologic response in a large cohort of patients who underwent preoperative therapy and pancreatectomy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
This study uses data from a statewide clinical registry to identify factors associated with achieving a body mass index of less than 30 in patients who have undergone bariatric surgery.
This study assesses whether the MGMT protein expression in patients with late-stage gastric cancer is associated with prognosis or the need for fluorouracil-based adjuvant chemotherapy.
This cohort study uses data from the ACS NSQIP database to examine trends and prognostic implications of postoperative myocardial infarction among patients undergoing high-risk vascular operations.
This systematic review uses published studies cited in MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials to identify the extent of and reasons for the oversupply of prescribed opioids among adults who underwent a surgical procedure.
This article reports the development, benefits, and applications of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta in the setting of hemorrhagic shock.
An elderly woman developed pain and swelling in her upper extremity after an attempt was made to place a peripherally inserted central catheter. What is your diagnosis?
A man in his 50s with a history of smoking and chronic hypertension is admitted with sudden-onset upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, moderate epigastric tenderness with rebound and guarding but no history of previous surgery or trauma, and hemodynamic instability. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study analyzes the cost and stabilization of disease in patients undergoing transcatheter and surgical aortic valve replacement.
This cohort study assesses the role of preventability in the definition of failure to rescue when reviewing surgical performance for trauma patients who died after emergency surgery.
This study uses insurance claims data for patients who have undergone breast-conserving surgery to examine clinical complications and economic outcomes associated with repeated surgery.
This cohort study examines the behavior and outcomes of deficient DNA mismatch repair in patients at elevated risk for malignant neoplasms, including pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.