This Viewpoint discusses failure to rescue as a surgical quality metric.
This Viewpoint discusses the current state of acute cardiogenic shock management and proposes a 3-level statewide network model.
This cohort study compares the level of antisepsis achieved with varying numbers and time until rinsing for preadmission showers using chlorhexidine gluconate, 4%.
This cohort study evaluated the perioperative care practices and outcomes related to differences in mortality rates after lung cancer resection between hospitals with very high and very low mortality rates.
This population epidemiology study investigates whether a variability in 30-day readmission is attributable to patient, surgeon, or surgical subspecialty levels in patients undergoing a major surgical procedure.
This cohort study evaluates the long-term effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on obesity-related comorbidities.
This cohort study evaluates the effect of an endovascular-first protocol for patients with a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm on perioperative mortality and associated early clinical outcomes.
This case serues of patients undergoing liver transplant reports on damage control as a viable strategy for liver transplant recipients with coagulopathy or hemodynamic instability after allograft reperfusion.
This survey assessed if the Alliance for Global Clinical Training is effectively responding to the educational needs of surgeons at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
This cohort study reports that the proportion of violence-related injuries was significantly lower among preteens cared for in the setting of humanitarian aid and conflict zones, while surgical interventions in the teenage group were primarily caused by trauma-related injuries.
This article discusses the potential use of crowdsourcing using large groups of decentralized, independent people providing aggregated feedback to assess surgical skills.
A 65-year-old man had a painful anal mass and fecal incontinence. The anal lesion appeared 1 year earlier and grew slowly to the current size. The patient reported bleeding from the rectum after defecation and denied weight loss or fever. What is your diagnosis?
A woman in her 40s was referred to our service because findings on routine abdominal ultrasonography showed a hepatic mass in the right lobe composing approximately 50% of the liver parenchyma. The patient was asymptomatic, and there were no significant findings on abdominal physical examination—the liver was not palpable. What is your diagnosis?
This study reports on the morbidity and mortality rates among patients who undergo an elective or emergency paraesophageal hernia repair.
This study evaluates the effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on the pharmacokinetics and subjective effects of ingested alcohol, using arterialized blood samples and a validated questionnaire.
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