This Special Communication describes evidence-based guidelines to enhance the appropriate, safe, and effective practice of parathyroidectomy.
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.
Pappas et al review their experience with the Frey procedure for the management of chronic pancreatitis related to pancreas divisum. See Invited Commentary by Nath et al.
Using a cohort of patients at 13 major US institutions, this study defines clinicopathological variables associated with recurrence-free and overall survival after adrenocortical carcinoma resection and proposes nomograms for individual risk prediction.
This database study found that surgical training does not sufficiently emphasize the necessary exposure to technical expertise and clinical management of patients undergoing bariatric surgery.