This Viewpoint discusses how to transform how technology is delivered to low- and middle-income countries.
This Viewpoint describes a novel approach to measuring quality in risk-adjusted surgical outcomes for hospital-, regional-, and global-level benchmarking.
This survey study examines patients’ self-reported presence and severity of symptoms and quality of life after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
This case series discusses the inpatient resources, including imaging, nursing overtime, and blood bank needs, that were used to treat 63 individuals injured in the Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash.
The study evaluates trends in transfusion rates for major abdominal oncologic resections to assess changes in recent clinical practice (given the accumulating evidence of the deleterious effects of blood transfusion).
This matched-cohort study tests whether hospitals with better nursing work environments display better value than those with worse nursing environments and aims to determine patient risk groups associated with the greatest value.
This population-based cohort study evaluates association between patient frailty and 1-year postoperative mortality following noncardiac surgery.
This randomized clinical trial validates the safety and efficacy of video-assisted ablation of pilonidal sinus.
This observational study examines the association between surgical skill and long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery.
This observational study uses National Inpatient Sample data to examine the rates of complications, mortality, and costs associated with emergency general surgery.
This Special Communication summarizes the National Institutes of Health and American College of Surgeons Summit on Surgical Disparities Research to develop a national surgical disparities research agenda and funding priorities.
This review summarizes the epidemiology, prevalence, and managment of peripheral arterial disease in sub-Saharan Africa.
This Surgical Innovation discusses the use of endoluminal vacuum therapy for esophageal, gastric, and small intestine leaks or perforations.
A woman in her 40s with diabetes consulted an emergency department owing to a pain in the right groin, worsening since its onset 3 days before. What is your diagnosis?
A 72-year-old woman presented with a 6-month history of a dull, epigastric pain, 10 kg weight loss (from 52 kg to 42 kg), and nausea and vomiting. What is your diagnosis?
This study discusses the effect of stakeholder involvement in an ongoing randomized clinical trial of pediatric appendicitis.
This study describes the development of a pragmatic clinical trial to address questions regarding the use of antibiotics vs appendectomy to treat acute appendicitis.
This pilot study assesses US surgeons’ awareness of racial/ethnic disparities in surgical outcomes and processes of surgical care.