Bechara et al describe management of inadvertent carotid artery sheath insertion placed intraoperatively during attempted jugular venous cannulation for pulmonary artery catheter placement. Indes and Dardik provide an invited commentary.
Li and coauthors investigate whether pressure distension during vein graft preparation leads to endothelial injury and intimal thickening.
This Viewpoint reports on the transmission of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae through duodenoscopes, the device used to perform endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
Matsen and Neumayer provide an overview of current practices for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer for surgical practitioners who do not focus on this disease.