This case series evaluates demographic, perioperative, and pathologic data from the US Neuroendocrine Tumor Study Group database to identify the role of positive lymph nodes in small-bowel neuroendocrine tumors.
This systematic review investigates rates and types of recurrences in women who had undergone repair of primary inguinal hernia.
A healthy 29-year- old pregnant woman, with 34 weeks’ gestational age, presented to the ER emergency room with diffused acute abdominal pain and vomiting. The pain was located in the periumbilical region and intensified within a few hours. What is your diagnosis?
This study examines the effectiveness and cost of gastrografin upper gastrointestinal imaging test performed on patients after a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.
This Viewpoint discusses differences between randomized clinical trials and observational studies and suggests 4 possible considerations for improvement of acceptance and clinical use of observational study results.
This simulation study uses case vignettes to determine how wound photography affects surgeons’ abilities to diagnose surgical site infections in a pragmatic setting.
This study assesses the prevalence of false-negative results and the accuracy of intraoperative consultations on surgical margins in patients undergoing curative intent resection for gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma.
This study measures patient-reported outcomes and identifies factors associated with patient satisfaction after excision of facial nonmelanoma skin cancer in the veteran population.
This randomized clinical trial investigates whether the incidence of pulmonary aspiration is increased when cricoid pressure is not performed.
This cohort study examines whether aspirin as a single agent is inferior to other anticoagulation agents for reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism or major bleeding events after unilateral primary total knee arthroplasty.
This surgical innovation article describes the use of simulation-based clinical rehearsals to help surgical teams carry out complex or high-risk surgical procedures with fewer complications.
This matched cohort study investigates whether exposure to autologous fat transfer vs conventional breast reconstruction is associated with increased rates of cancer relapse in patients with breast cancer.
This phase II feasibility study explores the long-term oncological outcomes and health-related quality of life of patients with cT1-3N0M0 rectal cancer who underwent neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by transanal endoscopic microsurgery.
This study uses data from the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement program to assess the level of Medicare reconciliation payments and examine these levels by hospital size and teaching hospital status to understand hospital performance.
This Viewpoint promotes psychological theories as a framework for faculty development that would improve resident autonomy.
This population-based cohort study compares surgical outcomes of Dutch patients diagnosed as having colorectal cancer through the fecal immunochemical test–based screening program (screen-detected) and patients with non–screen-detected colorectal cancer.
This cohort study of patients in 4 European countries and the United States with resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma assesses the validity of the eighth edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer TNM staging system compared with the seventh edition.
This study assesses whether blood pressure variability is associated with adverse outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
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