This cohort study describes eating behaviors and weight control 3 years after bariatric surgery in severely obese adults.
Anderson and colleagues conducted a 3-phase observational study of surgeons’ perioperative teaching behaviors aimed at promoting deliberate teaching of residents, changing resident perception of their teachers, and producing sustainable improvements. Schenarts and Flowers provide an invited commentary.
This population-based, longitudinal cohort study of patients undergoing bariatric surgery reported an increased risk of self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery.
This analysis assesses the reported prevalence of domestic violence among trauma patients.
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 study compares the characteristics and outcomes among liver transplant recipients with radiographically apparent hepatocellular carcinoma lesions with α-fetoprotein (AFP)–producing tumors with those of recipients with tumors that do not produce AFP.
This survey study reports the status and structure of mentorship programs in departments of surgery in the United States.
This study systematically reviews the quality of evidence collected on confidence levels in graduating general surgery residents and to critically analyze the language used to describe the findings using quantitative methods.
This study identifies risk factors for readmission within 30 days of discharge from a general surgery service.
This Viewpoint reports on the concept of the Perioperative Surgical Home.
This quantitative survey determines the willingness of voting US citizens to become living kidney donors and ascertains the potential influence of compensation on donation.
This study examines whether gastric bypass surgery is equally effective in reducing mortality in groups undergoing surgery at different ages.
This Special Communication summarizes the National Institutes of Health and American College of Surgeons Summit on Surgical Disparities Research to develop a national surgical disparities research agenda and funding priorities.
This cohort study uses Veterans Health Administration data to compare postoperative mortality at 30, 90, and 180 days and at 1 year to determine if 30-day mortality is a valid quality metric.