This study describes the association of patient- and hospital-level factors on in-hospital mortality after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
This review summarizes patient and referring practitioner characteristics associated with the likelihood of patients undergoing bariatric surgery.
This population-based survey assesses the performance of bellwether procedures as a proxy for performing essential surgery, maps population-level spatial access to essential surgery, and identifies first-level referral hospitals that would most improve access to essential surgery if strengthened in Ghana.
This study describes complications of laparoscopic hemihepatectomy at a single medical center and estimates the number of procedures after which they leveled off or declined.
This study evaluates the association between preoperative use of narcotics and postoperative outcomes in patients with Crohn disease.
Nicol et al formalize injury data collection at Groote Schuur Hospital, the chief academic hospital of the University of Cape Town, a level I trauma center, and one of the largest trauma referral hospitals in the world.
This medical record review cites postoperative hyperglycemia is a meaningful predictor of outcomes in patients with major comorbidities undergoing open ventral hernia repair (VHR).
This retrospective review identifies a progressive increase over time in the prevalence of obesity, diabetes, left main coronary artery disease, and advanced New York Heart Association heart failure class among patients undergoing CABG.
This study of medical records in a prospectively maintained database identifies factors associated with survival in patients with periampullary adenocarcinomas and compares survival between those having intestinal-type or pancreaticobiliary-type cancers originating from the duodenum, ampulla, or distal common bile duct with those having pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.