This Viewpoint argues that because many transgender individuals do not have access to or do not wish to undergo gender-affirmation surgery, it is not an appropriate requirement for changing gender markers on legal documents.
This Viewpoint discusses the role of the US military in providing humanitarian aid and assisting in building capabilities in surgery.
This cohort study uses American College of Surgeons NSQIP-Pediatric data to assess hospital readmission rates following appendectomy among children discharged the same day vs 1 or 2 days after surgery.
This study examines whether Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services high-star hospitals have improved patient outcomes and resource use in advanced laparoscopic abdominal surgery compared with low-star hospitals.
This national database study describes the natural history of isolated splenic injuries to determine the association of management strategy with patterns of readmission among these patients.
This cohort study examines whether a geriatric assessment tool can be implemented in a preoperative clinic to estimate the risk of postoperative complications.
This study surveys directors of 21 US general surgery residency programs to assess the association of program director attitudes with resident attrition rates.
This study of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism characterizes factors associated with missed parathyroid lesions on preoperative 4-dimensional computed tomographic scans and investigates patterns of commonly observed errors.
This Danish registry-based cohort study investigates whether previous cesarean delivery increases the risk of reoperation and perioperative and postoperative complications when undergoing a hysterectomy later in life.
This cohort study examines the morbidity in patients with peritoneal surface cancers who receive cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.
This study determines whether patient-related factors associated with all-cause, surgical, and return-to-theater readmission after total hip arthroplasty differ and which factors are most significant.
This cross-sectional study determines the prevalence of untreated surgical conditions in Burera District, Northern Province, Rwanda.
This systematic review assesses how breast implant–associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma develops; describes its risk factors, diagnosis, and subsequent treatment; and aims to disseminate information about this entity to the medical field at large.
This article describes a simple means of presenting physicians with direct qualitative and visual patient assessments to supplement current survey tools.
A 48-year-old man with a 1-week history of right lower quadrant tenderness and fullness with previous open hemorrhoidectomy presents to the emergency department. What would you do next?
A woman in her 50s with a history of systemic lupus erythematosus, congestive heart failure, and diabetes presents to the emergency department with worsening abdominal pain and a 4-day history of progressively worsening abdominal pain and diarrhea. What is your diagnosis?
This review of data from the Military Health Data Repository examines causes of sustained prescription opioid use.
This study of inpatient admissions for paraesophageal hernia repair analyzes use of minimally invasive approaches and rates of intraoperative injury and in-hospital mortality.
This article assesses attitudes toward morbidity and mortality conferences among medical and surgical pediatric specialists in Armenia.
This case-control study compares the surgical site complications associated with oncoplastic breast surgery with intraoperative radiotherapy and oncoplastic breast surgery with whole-breast radiotherapy within 6 months of surgery.