Deveney and colleagues aimed to determine whether fourth-year residents at a hospital in a rural setting were more likely to enter general surgery practice than a specialty. Diana Farmer, MD, FRCS, provides an invited commentary.
This cohort study evaluates the differences in access to and outcomes of 9-1-1 emergency medical services’ response to injuries in rural and urban populations.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of thrombelastogram-adjusted prophylactic enoxaparin dosing among trauma and surgical patients.
This study uses disease registry data to examine the association between time intervals from the completion of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy to surgical procedure and rates of pathologic complete responses in patients with esophageal cancer.
This Viewpoint assesses the current status of postdischarge data collection in US trauma registries.
This review of 536 423 pediatric patients 0 to 17 years old using the National Trauma Data Bank from 2007 to 2012 develops a risk prediction calculator for venous thromboembolism in children admitted to the hospital after traumatic injury.
This survey assessed if the Alliance for Global Clinical Training is effectively responding to the educational needs of surgeons at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
This review of patients treated for blunt cerebrovascular injury evaluates outcomes and clinical significance of indeterminate blunt cerebrovascular injuries.
This review reports on the use of breast-specific gamma imaging as an adjunct imaging method for detecting invasive lobular carcinomas.
This retrospective analysis shows that liver transplantation is a valid therapeutic option in selected patients with benign solid liver tumors who are not amenable to resection.
This retrospective cohort study found that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass resulted in greater weight loss than adjustable gastric banding but a higher risk of short-term complications and long-term subsequent hospitalizations. See also the Invited Commentary by Dimick and Finks.
Geltzeiler and colleagues determine if favorable results could be reproduced in a community hospital setting using their enhanced recovery after surgery program.
Hicks and coauthors examine whether disparities in trauma survival for blacks vs whites persist in patients 65 years or older.