This study evaluated the association between the percentage of change in hemoglobin levels and morbidity as an independent factor or combined with the nadir hemoglobin concentration in patients who undergo major gastrointestinal surgery.
This cohort study compares the short- and long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery, with a specific focus on the rate of remission of type 2 diabetes in patients with early- and late-onset type 2 diabetes.
This single-center study of patients undergoing vascular surgery determines the association between kidney disease and long-term postoperative cardiovascular-specific mortality.
This cohort study reports that bariatric surgery increases the chance for remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
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 cohort study compares the 5-year efficacy of gastrointestinal metabolic surgery vs medical treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus in mildly obese patients.
The retrospective data analysis indicates that postoperative mortality rates among individuals with HIV who are receiving antiretroviral therapy are low and are influenced as much by hypoalbuminemia and age as by CD4 cell status.
This randomized clinical trial reports that bariatric surgery with 2 years of an adjunctive low-level lifestyle intervention resulted in more disease remission than did lifestyle intervention alone for obese participants with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Halperin et al test the feasibility of methods to conduct a larger multisite trial to determine the long-term effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery compared with an intensive diabetes medical and weight management program for type 2 diabetes in obese patients.
In this prospective study, the economic impact of using liberal vs restrictive blood transfusion triggers in patients undergoing pancreas, liver, or colorectal surgery is assessed.