This cohort study compares clinical outcomes of patients with intermittent claudication and peripheral arterial disease treated with revascularization vs medical treatment.
This observational study describes an international competency-based training paradigm for hernia surgery in underserved countries.
This retrospective cohort study evaluates differences across hospitals in the costs of care for patients surviving perioperative complications after major inpatient surgery.
This report describes the Delphi process used by the Patient-Reported Outcomes in Surgery Conference to develop a consensus-based research agenda focusing on patient-reported outcomes.
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 decision analytic study models different techniques for reducing the cost of complex surgery performed at safety-net hospitals.
This Special Communication describes evidence-based guidelines to enhance the appropriate, safe, and effective practice of parathyroidectomy.
This multicenter study of patients after liver resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma evaluates whether the number of positive lymph nodes or the lymph node ratio was most accurate for staging.
This study identifies variation in open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgeries by health insurance status.
This case-control study examines postoperative outcomes following in Veterans Administration ambulatory surgery centers vs hospital outpatient departments in patients who underwent inguinal hernia surgery.
This cohort study uses American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data to investigate the association between loss of independence among older adult patients after surgical procedures and readmission and death after discharge.
This study examines if outcomes of veterans undergoing endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery in the VA system rival those in other published studies.
This national cohort study uses data from the Veterans Affairs National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to report noncardiac postoperative outcomes in the Veterans Affairs health system for the past 15 years.
This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy of a transversus abdominis plane block with dexamethasone and preperitoneal instillation of local anesthetic with dexamethasone vs control on postoperative quality of recovery following a bilateral total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.
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.