This study evaluates the association between preoperative use of narcotics and postoperative outcomes in patients with Crohn disease.
An active man in his early 80s presented to the hospital with a 6-month history of cramping epigastric abdominal pain that occurred 30 minutes after eating solid food and was associated with nausea and vomiting. His medical history was significant for atrial fibrillation and a history of an open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. What is your diagnosis?
This article reviews the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This randomized clinical trial reports that erythromycin administration increases gastric emptying among patients undergoing emergency surgery under general anesthesia.
This review article found that laparoscopic antireflux surgery is a very effective and long-lasting treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
This cohort study on choledochal cysts identifies morbidity and development of malignant cysts on recurrence.
Hall and colleagues identified live liver donors in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample to determine generalizable estimates for postoperative complications following donor hepatectomy and to explore patient- and hospital-level factors associated with complications.