Surgery

Biologic mesh safe, effective for prevention of parastomal hernia recurrence

FROM THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY Surgical biologic mesh for repair of parastomal hernia ...

Clinical Trial: The Checklist to Prevent MRSA Surgical Site Infections

FROM CLINICALTRIALS.GOV The Checklist to Prevent MRSA Surgical Site Infections study is an interventional ...

MSQC quality recommendations improve SSI in colectomy patients

The rate of surgical site infections in colectomy patients decreased as hospitals implemented three ...

Point/Counterpoint: Should FEVAR be used for a short neck?

FEVAR is generally the best option The advent of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) ...

Burnout among surgical residents mitigated by traits of mindfulness

FROM JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGERY General surgery residents reported high levels ...

Enhanced recovery protocols after colectomy safely cut LOS

FROM JAMA SURGERY Enhanced recovery protocols for elective colectomy shortened length of stay (LOS) ...

Palliative care underutilized in dementia patients with acute abdomen

FROM SURGERY Despite high rates of in-hospital mortality and nonroutine discharge, palliative care is ...

New anticoagulants pose challenges for surgeons

EXPERT OPINION FROM THE ACS CLINICAL CONGRESS SAN DIEGO (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – A ...