This Viewpoint reports on the transmission of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae through duodenoscopes, the device used to perform endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
This Viewpoint discusses the recent developments in global surgery and the future of global surgery in the United States.
This randomized clinical trial with data collection during a brief hospital stay determines whether instillation of a long-acting local anesthetic between the mesh and the peritoneum after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair reduces pain or narcotic requirements.
This review of patients treated for blunt cerebrovascular injury evaluates outcomes and clinical significance of indeterminate blunt cerebrovascular injuries.
This review of discharge abstracts from the California Office of State Health Planning and Development reports that weekend discharge after major surgery is not associated with higher 30- or 90-day readmission rates.
This observational study reports that hospital performance on a patient satisfaction survey is associated with objective measures of surgical quality.
This cohort analysis compares the outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury before and after implementation of the Brain Injury Guidelines protocol.
This cohort study reports increased mortality rates among injured children aged 18 years or younger who were treated at adult trauma centers and mixed trauma centers compared with those treated at pediatric trauma centers.
This survey study reports on surgery residents’ study habits and reading practices, as well as factors associated with performance on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination.
This cohort study explores the effect of radial margin positivity on perioperative outcomes as well as survival and disease-free survival in colon cancer.
This study surveyed diverticulitis experts to create a consensus statement regarding the treatment of acute diverticulitis.
This is an Invited Commentary on a retrospective review on the effect of margin positivity on survival among patients with colon cancer.
This Surgical Innovation assesses whether bundling payments is a viable option for containing costs and improving the quality of patient care.
A 52-year-old woman with a history of diabetes mellitus and cigarette smoking who had a prior laparoscopic cholecystectomy was referred to our institution for severe postprandial epigastric abdominal pain that had been ongoing for several months and unintentional weight loss. What is your diagnosis?
A woman in her mid-50s presented to the clinic with a 6-month history of progressive swelling and pain on the right side of her neck. What is your diagnosis?
This study identifies clinical variables associated with the presence of complicated appendicitis.
This study attempts to characterize the true preventability of venous thromboembolism (VTE) by identifying the proportion of patients with VTE who had received “defect-free care.”
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