This study identifies risk factors for readmission within 30 days of discharge from a general surgery service.
This Viewpoint explores the changes that can be made to more equitably evaluate and improve surgical quality at safety-net hospitals, which provide care for a large proportion of Medicaid, uninsured, underinsured, or otherwise vulnerable patients but have been shown to have worse surgical quality outcomes.
This study identifies variation in open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgeries by health insurance status.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the efficacy and safety of standard gastric bypass vs distal gastric bypass in patients with a BMI of 50 to 60.
This study examines 10-year weight change in veterans who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass compared with nonsurgical matches and the 4-year weight change in veterans who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, or sleeve gastrectomy.
This study examines whether gastric bypass surgery is equally effective in reducing mortality in groups undergoing surgery at different ages.
This observational study assesses the effect of patient and hospital factors on mortality and readmission rates after surgical procedures and costs of surgery at safety-net hospitals.