This study uses insurance claims data for patients who have undergone breast-conserving surgery to examine clinical complications and economic outcomes associated with repeated surgery.
This cohort study compares the incidence of surgical site infection and noninfectious wound complications after immediate, delayed, and secondary implant and autologous breast reconstruction in patients undergoing mastectomy.
A 35-year-old white head and neck surgeon with an unremarkable medical history was referred to the Surgical Emergency Department for a phlegmon of the flexor tendon sheath of the right hand.
This article reviews the benefits of using a mobile health app to enhance and personalize postsurgical wound care after hospital discharge.
This analysis identifies hospital factors associated with care discontinuity, defined as readmission to a nonindex hospital, among patients undergoing emergency general surgery.
This study determines whether differences in the use of vena cava filters in hospitals in Kentucky can be explained by observable factors rather than potential reimbursement upcoding.
This observational study examines the databases of 3 institutions to compare the incidence of wound infections after pancreaticoduodenectomy as well as the microorganisms identified on cultures and the effectiveness of institution-based perioperative antibiotic protocols.
This medical record review cites postoperative hyperglycemia is a meaningful predictor of outcomes in patients with major comorbidities undergoing open ventral hernia repair (VHR).
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