This study compares the frequency of website visits prompted by posters in a waiting room between publically insured patients and privately insured patients.
This study evaluates associations between measures of hospital competition and financial status and the proportion of radical prostatectomies, nephrectomies, hysterectomies, and oophorectomies that were robotic-assisted.
This cross-sectional, cluster-based population survey reports on the self-reported determinants of access to surgical care in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and Nepal using the validated Surgeons OverSeas Assessment of Surgical Need tool.
This Viewpoint discusses surgical missions to low- and middle-income countries and suggests changes to improve their effectiveness, relevance, and sustainability.
This Viewpoint discusses how social networks and social media are revolutionizing the field of surgery, particularly surgical education.
Courcoulas et al determine feasibility of a randomized clinical trial and compare initial outcomes of bariatric surgery and a structured weight loss program for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Halperin et al test the feasibility of methods to conduct a larger multisite trial to determine the long-term effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery compared with an intensive diabetes medical and weight management program for type 2 diabetes in obese patients.
Salim et al determine whether outreach interventions that target Hispanic Americans improve organ donation outcomes, in particular the intent to donate.