This noninferiority randomized clinical trial conducted at a single center in China compares the safety and efficacy of a 3-dimensionally printed navigational template approach with that of the conventional computed tomography–guided method for localizing small peripheral lung nodules.
This cohort study evaluates an alternative approach to monitoring surgical complications by reviewing medication, laboratory test, and radiologic test orders in the electronic health record for patients who just underwent a surgical procedure.
This cohort study describes antithrombotic medication practices following bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement (bAVR) across the Veterans Health Administration and assesses the association between antithrombotic strategies and post-bAVR outcomes.
This population-based study assesses the use of preoperative mammography and subsequent rates of diagnostic tests and breast disease among women undergoing evaluation for macromastia.
This repeated cross-sectional measures analysis of data from the National Trauma Data Bank National Sample Program compares trends in case-fatality percentages of motor vehicle crashes and firearm injuries in US levels I and II trauma centers across 10 years to assess whether firearm injuries are increasing in severity.
This cohort study of patients with severe orthopedic injuries examines whether risk and protective factors measured at 6 weeks after injury could classify individuals into risk clusters and evaluates whether these clusters explain variations in 12-month outcomes.
This Surgical Innovation reviews a 3-part curriculum that promotes the development of nonclinical professional and personal skills in surgical residents to examine its financial and temporal costs and its potential benefit to the residents.
This study examines whether telomeres lengthen in obese patients before and after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery.
This Viewpoint discusses a trauma response education program implemented in Chicago and its implications on a national level.
This study evaluates the association between the presence of asymptomatic bacteriuria before a surgical procedure and the risk of developing infections after the procedure among adults who undergo nonurologic operations.
This national cross-sectional survey of the US general population assesses the association of negative attitudes toward weight loss surgery and its subsequent use in obese patients.
This cohort study examines the prevalence of benign pathologic findings among adults after partial nephrectomy and potential risk factors associated with this prevelence.
This cohort study characterizes the national population of cardiac surgery patients with opioid use disorder and compares outcomes with cardiac surgery patients without opioid use disorder.
This systematic review assesses studies of exogenous hormone use in patients of all gender identities to determine the safety of stopping or continuing these regimens in transgender patients in the perioperative period.
This study conveys data on the prevalence of advanced care planning documentation in elderly individuals undergoing high-risk surgery.
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