This population-based cohort study investigates whether the risk for revision of a mesh-based procedure for treatment of stress urinary incontinence is related to surgeon volume among women who underwent these procedures.
Hoppo et al evaluate use of hypopharyngeal multichannel intraluminal impedance in patients with idiopathic chronic cough to determine whether laryngopharyngeal reflux or high-esophageal reflux was the cause of the cough. See the invited critique by Patti.
This study describes the broad spectrum of nonvascular surgery cases that require intraoperative vascular surgery assistance.
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.
This narrative review summarizes recent advances in the management of localized pancreatic cancer, including the rationale for neoadjuvant treatment sequencing and new diagnostic biomarkers in development.
This cohort study reports that the extent of lymphadenectomy during surgery for esophageal cancer is not associated with 5-year all-cause or disease-specific survival.
This review of Pediatric Surgery Board recertification case log data describes the demographic characteristics and operative experiences of practicing pediatric surgeons.
This study shows that low UV light exposure is associated with an increased rate of diverticulitis admissions and greater seasonal variation and supports a role for vitamin D in the pathogenesis of diverticulitis.