This cohort study examines the use of local excision among patients with T1 squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal and compares the overall survival relative to those who received standard treatment with chemoradiotherapy.
This cohort study examines the association of combined oral antibiotic and mechanical bowel preparation with surgical site infections in left colon and rectal cancer resections and its effect on timely administration of adjuvant therapy.
This systematic review assesses how breast implant–associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma develops; describes its risk factors, diagnosis, and subsequent treatment; and aims to disseminate information about this entity to the medical field at large.
A woman in her 50s with a history of systemic lupus erythematosus, congestive heart failure, and diabetes presents to the emergency department with worsening abdominal pain and a 4-day history of progressively worsening abdominal pain and diarrhea. What is your diagnosis?
This study compares several machine learning models for prediction of reinjury after penetrating trauma.
This study compares assessment of risk of postsurgical complications in surgically complex patients between internal medicine and general surgery trainees.
This quasi-experimental study uses Medicare claims to examine whether hospital participation in the Vascular Quality Initiative registry increases rates of surveillance imaging after vascular procedures.
This cohort study uses the 2007-2010 American College of Surgeons NSQIP Participant Use File to examine the association between frailty and perioperative morbidity in patients undergoing ambulatory surgery.
This article describes a simple means of presenting physicians with direct qualitative and visual patient assessments to supplement current survey tools.
This study investigates geographic diffusion of acute care surgery models and characterizes the communities in which acute care surgery implementation is lagging.
This study investigates surgical outcomes that are associated with a patient’s health literacy level among a population undergoing major abdominal surgery.
This study determines whether patient-related factors associated with all-cause, surgical, and return-to-theater readmission after total hip arthroplasty differ and which factors are most significant.
A 48-year-old man with a 1-week history of right lower quadrant tenderness and fullness with previous open hemorrhoidectomy presents to the emergency department. What would you do next?
This study examines the incidence of a patient developing appendicitis within 1 week after undergoing a colonoscopy vs during the following 51 weeks.