Bagaria et al use as an example the triple-negative phenotype defined by the absence of estrogen
receptor, progesterone receptor, and human epidermal growth factor 2 to examine whether such
inclusion improves the prognostic accuracy of TNM staging for breast cancer.
This quantitative survey determines the willingness of voting US citizens to become living kidney donors and ascertains the potential influence of compensation on donation.
This cross-sectional, cluster-based population survey reports on the self-reported determinants of access to surgical care in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and Nepal using the validated Surgeons OverSeas Assessment of Surgical Need tool.
This survey study assesses how often surgeons disclosed adverse events, what they revealed, and how they expressed the disclosure.
This cohort study examines whether metabolomics can distinguish healthy volunteers from trauma patients and quantify changes in catabolic metabolites over time after traumatic injury.
This retrospective analysis reports that increasing rates of emergent incisional hernia repair are troublesome owing to the significantly increased risk morbidity and mortality associated with emergent hernia repair. While this increased mortality risk is multifactorial, it is likely associated with older age and the accompanying serious comorbidities.