This systemic review assessed interventions to introduce or improve palliative care for surgical patients.
This Special Communication describes evidence-based guidelines to enhance the appropriate, safe, and effective practice of parathyroidectomy.
Paul Olson et al perform a systematic review to characterize outcomes of palliative surgery for malignant bowel obstruction from peritoneal carcinomatosis to guide decision making about surgery and postoperative interventions for patients with terminal illness.
This narrative review summarizes recent advances in understanding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of critical limb ischemia.
This case serues of patients undergoing liver transplant reports on damage control as a viable strategy for liver transplant recipients with coagulopathy or hemodynamic instability after allograft reperfusion.
This population-based registry study suggests that stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for non–small cell lung cancer may be a good option among elderly patients with multiple comorbidities.
Scalea et al test the hypothesis that establishing a financial incentive program for OR teams would improve efficiency, leading to decreased turnaround times (“wheels out” to “wheels in” of 60 minutes or less) and improved on-time first-case starts (“wheels in” within 6 minutes of the scheduled start time). See the Invited Commentary by Kaminski.