This multicenter cohort analysis aims to validate previously identified prognostic factors in acute cholangitis, evaluate the effect of timing of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography on clinical outcomes, and compare recent experience with acute cholangitis vs a historical cohort.
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 determines whether the clinical indication for a coronary stent is associated with postoperative major adverse cardiac events in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
This Viewpoint discusses Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) 2.0 and how they can be used for to plan and design a quality improvement intervention.
This study examines whether hospital-level compliance with Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines for intracranial pressure monitoring and craniotomy is associated with risk-adjusted mortality rates in patients with severe traumatic brain injury.
This study determines the extent to which Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines are used for the management of patients with severe traumatic brain injury.
This population-based cohort study investigates whether nonadherence to Society for Vascular Surgery guidelines for postoperative imaging surveillance is associated with poor outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing endovascular aneurysm repair.
This cohort analysis compares the outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury before and after implementation of the Brain Injury Guidelines protocol.
This retrospective cohort study reported that current practice guidelines recommending 50% or greater arteriovenous fistula rates in incident hemodialysis patients fall short. Huber provides a related invited commentary.
This retrospective review of data indicates that the survival outcome in patients undergoing surgery for gastric cancer is associated with lymph node count rather than with cancer program classification.
Graham et al examine the effect of the revised American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guidelines on postoperative major adverse cardiac events in noncardiac surgery subsequent to placement of cardiac stents.