Alcohol use, abuse rise after bariatric surgery

REPORTING FROM WORLD CONGRESS OF GASTROENTEROLOGY ORLANDO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Bariatric surgery significantly ...

Survey reveals heavy EMR burden on surgical residents

AT THE ACS CLINICAL CONGRESS SAN DIEGO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS)– Surgical residents spend a ...

Major venous injury tied to adverse events in aortic reconstruction

FROM THE ANNALS OF VASCULAR SURGERY Although uncommon, major venous injury during surgery for ...

CORRECTION: Gastrectomy mortality risk increased fivefold with same-day discharge

In an article titled “Gastrectomy mortality risk increased fivefold with same-day discharge,” published November ...

ASCO larynx-preservation guidelines reflect important practice changes

FROM JCO The latest edition of the clinical practice guideline on larynx preservation strategies ...

Potential postthyroidectomy quality improvement metrics arise from study

FROM JAMA SURGERY Rates of postoperative hypocalcemia and recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) injury after ...

Defining quality in lung cancer surgery

FROM THE JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY Implementing quality initiatives and creating reporting ...

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