Goldstein et al assess the use of Internet-based educational platforms as a feasible approach to augmenting the education and training of surgical providers in low- and middle-income countries. See also the invited commentary by Casey.
This study describes the development of a pragmatic clinical trial to address questions regarding the use of antibiotics vs appendectomy to treat acute appendicitis.
This study surveyed diverticulitis experts to create a consensus statement regarding the treatment of acute diverticulitis.
This observational study uses the AHRQ Nationwide Inpatient Sample to compare complications, length of stay, actual cost, and mortality between nonrobotic and robotic-assisted cardiac surgical procedures.