A 57-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 1 day history of upper abdominal pain. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study reports findings that support a restrictive postoperative transfusion strategy in patients with stable coronary artery disease following noncardiac surgery.
A pregnant woman in her 30s in the first trimester was evaluated for incidentally detected anemia. At colonoscopy, she was found to have a 3 × 4-cm ulceroproliferative lesion in the rectum 7 cm from the anal verge. A biopsy specimen was reported as moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma. No other lesion was found in the rest of colon. What is your diagnosis?
This study evaluated the association between the percentage of change in hemoglobin levels and morbidity as an independent factor or combined with the nadir hemoglobin concentration in patients who undergo major gastrointestinal surgery.