This Viewpoint describes the lack of funding for trauma research as a possible cause of increasing mortality rates from traumatic injury.
This clinical trial evaluates the efficacy and safety of eravacycline compared with ertapenem in adult hospitalized patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections.
This study examines postoperative mortality and complications by comparing the surgical outcomes of a cohort of surgical patients treated before and after implementation of the Frailty Screening Initiative.
This analysis identifies hospital factors associated with care discontinuity, defined as readmission to a nonindex hospital, among patients undergoing emergency general surgery.
This qualitative study describes the perceptions of Peruvian surgeons who received international training on the effect of the globalization of medical education on surgical care in Peru.
This cohort study examines the rates of mesh complications and invasive reintervention after the placement of vaginal mesh for pelvic organ prolapse repair or stress urinary incontinence surgery.
This systematic review and meta-analysis summarizes the estimate of attrition prevalence among general surgery residents.
This study uses a surveye of women with recently diagnosed breast cancer identified through SEER to evaluate patient decisions on contralateral prophylactic mastectomy and the effect of the surgeon’s recommendations.
This case-control study examines the association between providing surgeons with individualized cost feedback and surgical supply costs in the operating room.
This cohort study identifies the factors associated with invasive intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma of the pancreas for branch duct, main duct, and mixed type carcinomas.
This case-matched population study examines the pattern and recurrence rate of de novo hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with liver cirrhosis.
This review discusses the development of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol as well as the improvements in clinical outcomes and cost savings that have resulted from its implementation.
This article reviews the benefits of enhanced recovery pathways.
A 43-year-old man presented to the emergency department with sudden onset of cramps and abdominal pain after capsule endoscopy, which was ingested 3 days prior to his emergency department admission. An intraluminal hypodense mass was found in the mid-jejunum, and the capsule was clearly demonstrated to be adjacent in a dilated proximal loop of the small bowel. What is your diagnosis?
A white man in his early 30s presented to the emergency department with a 48-hour history of exacerbating right lower quadrant and epigastric abdominal pain. What is your diagnosis?
This study investigates the increasing need for breast surgery in the Veterans Affairs health care system and the current trends in surgical approaches.
This study reports participant characteristics and academic productivity of a structured mentoring program combining the disciplines of public health research and surgery to enhance the academic experience for students and faculty.
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