SURGERY

Mar 31, 2020

According to a study published online today in JAMA Surgery, implementing policies that require surgical staff to wear surgical jackets and bouffants in the operating room does not decrease the…

Mar 31, 2020

According to a randomized controlled trial, for primary inguinal hernia repair, there is no apparent benefit to the robotic approach over the traditional laparoscopic approach. With funding from…

Jan 31, 2020

Study to prospectively collect blood and tumor tissue from esophageal cancer patients to identify specific esophageal cancer mutations that can be measured in the blood (cell-free DNA) during the…

Jan 31, 2020

A highly focused 2-day Boot Camp on Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ESR) is scheduled to be conducted on February 28, 2020, at the Fashion Island Hotel Newport Beach, CA.

Jan 30, 2020

A case of simultaneous huge splenic and mesenteric hydatid cyst in a 91-year-old male patient. The patient was presented with chronic abdominal pain, increased frequency of defecation, and a…

Jan 29, 2020

A new study suggests that people who take anti–tumor necrosis factor medications for their ulcerative colitis may be at increased risk for developing pouchitis after a restorative proctocolectomy…

Jan 29, 2020

Johns Hopkins nurses describe it as focusing on patient- and family-centered care, being engaged in inquiry and interprofessional collaboration, having a sense of autonomy and mutual…

Jan 28, 2020

This study aimed to determine concordance in the perioperative setting among high-risk patients and to identify areas for improvement. In all domains except cardiopulmonary resuscitation,…