This study evaluates the effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on the pharmacokinetics and subjective effects of ingested alcohol, using arterialized blood samples and a validated questionnaire.
This cohort study describes eating behaviors and weight control 3 years after bariatric surgery in severely obese adults.
This study evaluates the injury patterns, surgical indications, and costs of hospital admission for helmeted and unhelmeted riders.
This study reports that rigorous risk-adjusted surgical quality assessment can be performed solely with objective variables. By leveraging data already routinely collected for patient care, this approach allows for wider adoption of quality assessment systems in health care.
This study reports that the Veterans Health Administration of surgical patients are less likely to receive either hospice or palliative care in the year prior to death compared with medical patients, yet surgical patients have a longer length of time and increased relative use of these services.
This systematic review summarizes the literature on surgeon quality of life and burnout by surgical specialty.
This study evaluated improvement in obesity-related comorbidities after bariatric surgery and identified clinical factors associated with these responses.
This population-based, longitudinal cohort study of patients undergoing bariatric surgery reported an increased risk of self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery.