This exploratory qualitative study engaged stakeholders as part of an attempt to design and implement best practice guidelines or team training interventions to enhance communication and teamwork in the operating room.
This Viewpoint reports on the concept of the Perioperative Surgical Home.
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 study addresses the need for accredited local surgical specialization programs and providing health care professionals with essential equipment and resources for anesthesia.
This study describes complications of laparoscopic hemihepatectomy at a single medical center and estimates the number of procedures after which they leveled off or declined.
This national cohort study uses data from the Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to report noncardiac postoperative outcomes in the Veterans Affairs health system for the past 15 years.
This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy of a transversus abdominis plane block with dexamethasone and preperitoneal instillation of local anesthetic with dexamethasone vs control on postoperative quality of recovery following a bilateral total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.
This multicenter cohort analysis aims to validate previously identified prognostic factors in acute cholangitis, evaluate the effect of timing of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography on clinical outcomes, and compare recent experience with acute cholangitis vs a historical cohort.
This survey study assesses how often surgeons disclosed adverse events, what they revealed, and how they expressed the disclosure.
This Viewpoint examines the practice of concurrent surgery and the need to discuss with patients when and why a surgeon may be absent during noncritical portions of a procedure.
This observational study examines the databases of 3 institutions to compare the incidence of wound infections after pancreaticoduodenectomy as well as the microorganisms identified on cultures and the effectiveness of institution-based perioperative antibiotic protocols.