Missing consent forms at surgery can lead to delays in patient care, provider frustration, and patient anxiety. In a single-center assessment, Garonzik-Wang and coauthors sought to assess the scope and magnitude of this problem at their institution.
This survey study assesses how often surgeons disclosed adverse events, what they revealed, and how they expressed the disclosure.
This cohort study compares clinical outcomes of patients with intermittent claudication and peripheral arterial disease treated with revascularization vs medical treatment.
This study evaluates the association between preoperative use of narcotics and postoperative outcomes in patients with Crohn disease.
This article reports on how video telementoring is likely to play an increasing role in surgical education.
This nationwide retrospective cohort study describes patterns of episodes of diverticulitis before surgery and factors associated with earlier interventions using inpatient, outpatient, and antibiotic prescription claims.
This Surgical Innovation article discusses the use of ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for treating patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome.
This population-based, longitudinal cohort study of patients undergoing bariatric surgery reported an increased risk of self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery.
This study evaluated improvement in obesity-related comorbidities after bariatric surgery and identified clinical factors associated with these responses.