Regional variation considerable, with more than threefold variation between regions with highest, lowest use.
Interest in leadership, academic careers, research did not differ from that of male residents.
Vast majority of plastic surgery patients said they would use telehealth visits again
Authors urge reconsideration of recommendations for these types of bowel preps for elective colectomy.
Perioperative opioid fills linked to risk of return visit for constipation but not pain, dehydration or hemorrhage.
Chronic pancreatitis stems from a variety of pathogenic entities that result in chronic inflammation, fibrosis, and irreversible damage to the pancreas.
Patients with severe obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease may not experience long-term symptom relief from gastric bypass.
Prescribing fewer opioid pills after surgery and providing opioid use education before surgery may reduce postoperative opioid consumption.
For the first time in the United States, titanium bone-anchored implants were used to repair large annular defects during diskectomies.
Standardized mortality rates from substance use higher after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Increased risk seen for fractures of the hip, wrist, and pelvis, regardless of age.
Weight loss before transplantation associated with increased hospitalization LOS, graft loss, mortality.
Findings reinforce need for team approach to treatment decisions for heart conditions.
Patients were predicted to achieve their minimum weight at 24 months after ESG.
Prompt identification of Fournier gangrene is essential, as the condition can have numerous life-threatening complications such as multi-organ failure and death.
The FDA has issued a second complete response letter to Acacia Pharma regarding the New Drug Application for Barhemsys (amisulpride injection).
With Xvivo Perfusion System, surgeons can reassess lungs originally considered unsuitable for transplant.
Real-time risk score predicts incisional hernias following abdominal surgery.
Antibiotic prophylaxis did not significantly lower the risk of pelvic infection in low- and middle-income countries when administered before miscarriage surgery.
Non-smoking women who had a higher anxiety-sensitivity score were found to be at increased risk for developing postoperative nausea and vomiting.