This Danish cohort study investigates the risks of long-term recurrence and mesh-related complications among patients undergoing incisional hernia repair with open mesh, laparoscopic mesh, and open nonmesh surgical techniques.
In this cohort study, there was no survival difference at 15 years among older patients who underwent mechanical prosthetic vs bioprosthetic mitral replacement.
Osborne and coauthors evaluate the association of enrollment and participation in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program with outcomes and Medicare payments compared with control hospitals that did not participate in the program.
This retrospective cohort analysis quantifies survival and major morbidity in patients aged 50 to 69 years receiving bioprosthetic vs mechanical aortic valve replacement.
This Guide to Statistics and Methods discusses analyzing repeated measurements using mixed models.
This cohort study assesses the risk of recurrence of gastroesophageal reflux after laparoscopic antireflux surgery and risk factors for reflux recurrence.
This Viewpoint discusses the practice of scheduling overlapping surgeries, calls for studies to determine if the practice is harmful to patients, and suggests behavioral modification to help restore public trust of patients and regulators in surgeons and surgical practice.
To summarize the current evidence comparing the effectiveness of CABG surgery and PCI in patients with unprotected left main disease, multivessel coronary artery disease, diabetes, or left ventricular dysfunction, Deb and coauthors evaluated 13 randomized clinical trials and 5 meta-analyses.
This cohort study investigated the association between perioperative high-sensitivity troponin T levels and 30-day mortality and myocardial injury among patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
This cohort study uses SEER registry data to compare adverse functional effects of managing localized prostate cancer with radical prostatectomy, external beam radiation, and active surveillance.
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