This review of Pediatric Surgery Board recertification case log data describes the demographic characteristics and operative experiences of practicing pediatric surgeons.
A man in his mid-50s was referred to our hospital because he had a cystic mass in his spleen that was discovered incidentally during a routine physical examination. He had no history of abdominal trauma, infection, or surgery. What is your diagnosis?
We present the case of a 40-year-old man who was admitted to our hospital with acute abdominal pain on the right flank. A similar episode had occurred 1 month before admission that improved spontaneously. What is your diagnosis?
To evaluate clinical and pathologic variables associated with morbidity and mortality following elective splenectomy for benign and malignant hematologic conditions, Bagrodia et al performed a review of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data for 2005 to 2011. See the Invited Commentary by Arcelus.
Tran Cao et al study trends in the use of minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy and compare the short-term outcomes of minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy with those of open distal pancreatectomy.