This Viewpoint describes the strategy of adopting successful innovations in health care created in low- and middle-income countries as a way to control costs in US health care while augmenting outcomes.
This randomized clinical trial attempts to determine whether partial or total fundoplication is superior for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This cohort study assesses sexual desire, sexual activity, satisfaction with sexual life, and the degree to which physical health limits sexual activity in a cohort of men and women in the 5 years after bariatric surgery.
This case-control study uses the American College of Surgeons Trauma-Quality Improvement Program data set to evaluate the outcomes in trauma patients after placement of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta.
This population-based study examines the degree of variation of risk-adjusted surgical outcomes across hospitals within networks that were affiliated with US News & World Report Honor Roll hospitals.
This cohort study examines the accreditation status and readiness for accreditation of hospitals caring for patients with rectal cancer.
This cohort study examines the uptake of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for patients with known or suspected lung cancer within US Veterans Affairs facilities.
This cohort study evaluates the association between the nationwide introduction of minimally invasive robotic surgery in Denmark and severe complications in patients with early-stage endometrial cancer.
This study assesses 2 datasets on cohorts of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma to identify and validate functional genetic variants that can serve as biomarkers for prospective treatment response and survival.
This cohort study combines data from 15 hospitals in Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia to determine the incidence of a textbook outcome, a composite measure of the quality of surgical care, among patients undergoing curative-intent resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.
This narrative review investigates current and emerging treatment options, including balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration, of gastric varices in the setting of cirrhosis and portal hypertension.
This Surgical Innovation describes a training program designed to provide blood control training and equip participants with trauma first aid kits to treat individuals experiencing gun violence.
This study summarizes treatment approaches to groin hernias.
This article describes guidelines from the Society for Vascular Surgery on the care of patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm.
This study assesses evidence that healthy adults who are deprived of sleep endorse larger punishments for surgeons who make medical errors and uses this information to conclude that malpractice lawsuits are provoked by patient sleep deprivation.
This analysis estimates differences associated with using general hospital-wide cost-to-charge ratios vs cost center–specific cost-to-charge ratios for operating room services and discusses whether this bias varies by hospital type.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the postoperative drug-disposal practices of adults provided with a drug-deactivation bag in comparison with those who received usual care or a disposal information sheet.
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