This cohort study compares clinical outcomes of patients with intermittent claudication and peripheral arterial disease treated with revascularization vs medical treatment.
This cohort study evaluates the differences in access to and outcomes of 9-1-1 emergency medical services’ response to injuries in rural and urban populations.
This multicenter study of patients after liver resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma evaluates whether the number of positive lymph nodes or the lymph node ratio was most accurate for staging.
This randomized clinical trial compares the use of health care services, costs, and cost-effectiveness between patients undergoing open and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the efficacy and safety of standard gastric bypass vs distal gastric bypass in patients with a BMI of 50 to 60.
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 cohort study evaluates the association between preoperative clinical factors and long-term weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
This cohort study investigates whether a program that focuses on 8 major guideline-recommended risk-management therapies reduces cardiovascular and limb events in patients with peripheral arterial disease.
This cohort study describes eating behaviors and weight control 3 years after bariatric surgery in severely obese adults.
This review summarizes advances on the use of molecular testing to improve the diagnosis and prognostication of thyroid cancer.
This observational study examines the association between surgical skill and long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery.
This observational study evaluates the results obtained in a population of patients with Crohn disease who have undergone side-to-side isoperistaltic strictureplasty.
This population-based, longitudinal cohort study of patients undergoing bariatric surgery reported an increased risk of self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery.
This cohort study compares the 5-year efficacy of gastrointestinal metabolic surgery vs medical treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus in mildly obese patients.
This observational study reports that the survival advantage of endovascular over open aortic aneurysm repairs is maintained for 3 years, after which time, endovascular repair was associated with a higher mortality but mortality differences did not reach statistical significance during the study period.
This quality improvement project assesses the preferences of veterans with regard to telephone, video, and in-person postoperative visits.