This study uses data from the Vascular Study Group of New England data registry to compare postoperative complication and long-term survival rates in patients who received general anesthesia with those who received combined epidural and general anesthesia for elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
This case series reports that patients with systemic inflammatory disease are at high risk for postoperative complications, type II endoleak, sac expansion, and additional interventions after endovascular aneurysm repair.
This study compares surgical site infections and costs of care for patients undergoing spinal surgery before and after implementation of an infection prevention bundle in the neurosurgical unit of the Cleveland Clinic.
This cohort study compares risk for proximal deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism after incident isolated calf DVT in patients treated vs not treated with anticoagulation.
This Special Communication summarizes the National Institutes of Health and American College of Surgeons Summit on Surgical Disparities Research to develop a national surgical disparities research agenda and funding priorities.
This study compares the availability of trauma care resources in Ghana in 2004 vs 2014.
This cohort study evaluates associations between Caprini venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk scores and VTE incidence among patients in a surgical intensive care unit.
The retrospective data analysis indicates that postoperative mortality rates among individuals with HIV who are receiving antiretroviral therapy are low and are influenced as much by hypoalbuminemia and age as by CD4 cell status.
This study addresses the need for accredited local surgical specialization programs and providing health care professionals with essential equipment and resources for anesthesia.
Salottolo et al investigate the effect of age on the association between the Glasgow Coma Scale score and anatomic severity of traumatic brain injury (TBI). See the invited commentary by Yeh.
This retrospective review provides evidence that laparoscopic duodenojejunostomy is safe and effective for duodenal obstruction from superior mesenteric artery syndrome.