This study identifies variation in open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgeries by health insurance status.
This study examines 10-year weight change in veterans who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass compared with nonsurgical matches and the 4-year weight change in veterans who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, or sleeve gastrectomy.
This population-based cohort study evaluates association between patient frailty and 1-year postoperative mortality following noncardiac surgery.
This article reviews the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This randomized clinical trial reports that erythromycin administration increases gastric emptying among patients undergoing emergency surgery under general anesthesia.
This retrospective cohort study found that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass resulted in greater weight loss than adjustable gastric banding but a higher risk of short-term complications and long-term subsequent hospitalizations. See also the Invited Commentary by Dimick and Finks.
To evaluate clinical and pathologic variables associated with morbidity and mortality following elective splenectomy for benign and malignant hematologic conditions, Bagrodia et al performed a review of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data for 2005 to 2011. See the Invited Commentary by Arcelus.
Mottey and colleagues evaluate whether there is an association between time and perforation after patients present to the hospital.
Bulger et al establish the safety of AB103 in patients with necrotizing soft-tissue infections and evaluate the potential effects on clinically meaningful parameters related to the disease. See also the invited commentary by Sawyer.
Lamore et al evaluate the variability of perioperative dosing of glucocorticoids among patients with inflammatory bowel disease who are undergoing major abdominal surgery. See the Invited Commentary by Nakakura.
Eid and coauthors investigate the safety and effectiveness of endoscopic gastric plication with the StomaphyX device in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients.