This population-based, longitudinal cohort study of patients undergoing bariatric surgery reported an increased risk of self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery.
This systematic review summarizes the literature on surgeon quality of life and burnout by surgical specialty.
This case-control study examines postoperative outcomes following in Veterans Administration ambulatory surgery centers vs hospital outpatient departments in patients who underwent inguinal hernia surgery.
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 study evaluates the association between preoperative use of narcotics and postoperative outcomes in patients with Crohn disease.
This study evaluated improvement in obesity-related comorbidities after bariatric surgery and identified clinical factors associated with these responses.
In this retrospective analysis, the technique of locoregional anesthesia, conscious sedation, and exploration via a limited incision was used to perform minimally invasive bilateral exploration in patients who have multigland hyperplasia.
This study reports that the Veterans Health Administration of surgical patients are less likely to receive either hospice or palliative care in the year prior to death compared with medical patients, yet surgical patients have a longer length of time and increased relative use of these services.