This decision analytic study models different techniques for reducing the cost of complex surgery performed at safety-net hospitals.
This study identifies variation in open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgeries by health insurance status.
This population-based study uses data from a large health claims database to evaluate the incidence of bone fracture and characteristics that may be associated with nonunion of the fractures.
This cohort study compares the short- and long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery, with a specific focus on the rate of remission of type 2 diabetes in patients with early- and late-onset type 2 diabetes.
This cohort study evaluates whether the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score is associated with mortality in emergency general surgery patients.
This observational study examines the association between surgical skill and long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery.
This qualitative study identifies patient-reported barriers to successful implementation of a preoperative risk-reduction program at a safety-net hospital.
This study assesses the rates and risk factors for hospital readmissions following emergency general surgery.
This observational study analyzes and reports Clostridium difficile infection rates, risk factors, and associations with postoperative outcomes in surgery programs of the Veterans Health Administration.
This study evaluated improvement in obesity-related comorbidities after bariatric surgery and identified clinical factors associated with these responses.
This article reviews the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This cohort study reports that bariatric surgery increases the chance for remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
This cohort study evaluates the long-term effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on obesity-related comorbidities.
This population epidemiology study investigates whether a variability in 30-day readmission is attributable to patient, surgeon, or surgical subspecialty levels in patients undergoing a major surgical procedure.