This Viewpoint discusses why a metric to hold organ procurement organizations accountable to performance standards that is based on ventilated deaths and electronic health records data is problematic.
This study investigates whether bariatric surgery is associated with improvement in long-term survival among patients with obesity and end-stage kidney disease.
This randomized clinical trial examines whether postoperative patient-controlled intravenous analgesia decreases the occurrence of gastrointestinal (GI) complications after pancreatic surgery compared with perioperative thoracic epidural analgesia.
This study uses the Electronic Residency Application Service database and Association of American Medical Colleges records to investigate trends in sex and racial/ethnic diversity of the applicant pool to US surgical residency and fellowship programs.
This Viewpoint describes why sex-based disparities in liver transplant exist and how to address this problem.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effects of pro-male stereotypes on female surgical residents.
This multicenter observational study examines the usefulness of audio recordings during laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedures as a means to resolve discrepancies between videos and narrative operative notes.
This study evaluates the association of mentorship and a formal proficiency-based skills curriculum with the learning curves of 3 generations of surgeons and the association with increased patient safety.
This cohort study assesses whether sex disparities in wait list mortality and deceased donor liver transplant are associated with geographic location, candidate anthropometric and liver measurements, and Model for End-stage Liver Disease score.
This Clinical Guideline Synopsis reviews the Southampton Consensus Guidelines for Laparoscopic Liver Surgery.
This study compares use of electronic surgical consent forms with paper-based forms and their association with decreased error rates.
This Viewpoint discusses changes in medical education and the unique challenges they present to millenial-generation medical trainees.
This nonrandomized clinical trial investigates the association of combining the preoperative and postoperative Surgical Patient Safety System with the World Health Organization surgical safety checklist in perioperative care with morbidity, mortality, and length of hospital stay among patients in 3 surgical departments.
This study investigates patient management and outcomes after an index inpatient episode of nonoperatively managed complicated diverticulitis in Switzerland and Scotland and examines whether interval resection was associated with the rate of disease-specific emergency surgery or death.
This article reviews the use of cold-stored low-titer anti-A and anti-B group O whole-blood transfusion for treatment of hemorrhagic shock and coagulopathy after injury.
This cohort study of resident physicians and faculty members at a single academic center examines the usability and acceptability of a resident evaluation tool integrated into an electronic medical records system.
This Viewpoint advocates for increases in price transparency in US health care services.
This cohort study examines surgical skill within advanced laparoscopic procedures and its association with histopathological and clinical outcomes.
This systematic review describes postoperative mortality experiences for minority indigenous populations compared with numerically dominant nonindigenous populations and examines the factors that drive any differences observed.
This study surveys surgical nongovernmental organizations to estimate their contribution to global surgical delivery.
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