This Viewpoint discusses ways to increase access to breast reconstruction after mastectomy among underserved populations in the United States.
This Viewpoint describes 20 years of effort to enhance access to breast reconstruction surgery and lasting concerns about safety, efficacy, and overuse.
This population-based study investigates the incidence and trends over time of gender-affirming surgical procedures in the United States and analyzes characteristics and payer status of transgender patients seeking these operations.
This study assesses whether a collaboration predicated on long-term commitment by surgeons returning to the same institution annually combined with an experienced host surgical team and infrastructure to ensure sustained patient follow-up could provide surgical care with acceptable outcomes to treat bladder exstrophy-epispadias complex and penopubic epispadias.
This cost-effectiveness analysis evaluates the use of magnetic resonance imaging vs no follow-up after a normal computed tomographic finding in a model of obtunded blunt trauma.
This cohort study assesses population-level patient-reported outcomes after lumbar spine surgery to develop and validate prediction tools for improvement of these outcomes.
This survey study assesses the experience of surgeons with childbearing during training.
This study of 2 Swedish cohorts investigated changes in interpersonal relationship status after bariatric surgery.
This bibliometric analysis of research articles explores the distribution of male and female authors in top surgical journals and the possible influence of author gender on inclusion of research participants, article sex bias, and citations of sex-inclusive research.
This study analyzes the association of BRAF and KRAS mutational status with overall and disease-free survival among patients undergoing hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases.
This systematic review and meta-analysis compares 4 surgical strategies that combine laparoscopic cholecystectomy and a second technique to assess which strategy is most successful in patients with gallstone disease with common bile duct stones.
This systematic review examines 5 studies with a total of 1222 pediatric patients to assess the accuracy of prehospital trauma triage and diagnostics tests for identifying children in need of specialized trauma care.
This Guide to Statistics and Methods describes the Medicare claims data available from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and its use in comparative effectiveness research and health policy analysis.
This Guide to Statistics and Methods describes the use of Tricare insurance claims data from the US Department of Defense to assess health care needs, utilization, and outcomes in active, retired, and disabled military service members.
This report describes a procedure that uses residual nerve and muscle graft to manage and prevent neuromas in patients with amputations.
An elderly man presents with pain and tenderness in the left iliac fossa as well as swelling in his left inguinofemoral region, scrotum, and femur. What would you do?
This study evaluates Medicare billing data to examine whether urologists with higher patient volume have lower online ratings from patients.
This study uses the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Emergency Department Sample to examine the number of preventable trauma deaths in US hospitals to provide a target for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine mandate of zero preventable deaths after injury.
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