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#1Sunyoung Lee (Yonsei University)H-Index: 17
#2Tae Wook Kang (SMC: Samsung Medical Center)H-Index: 23
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#1Laura Mora-López (Autonomous University of Barcelona)H-Index: 7
#2Neus Ruiz-EdoH-Index: 2
Last. Xavier Serra-AracilH-Index: 15
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Objective null Mild acute diverticulitis (AD) can be treated safely and effectively on an outpatient basis without antibiotics. null Summary background data null In recent years, it have shown no benefit of antibiotics in the treatment of uncomplicated AD in hospitalized patients. Also, outpatient treatment of uncomplicated AD has been shown to be safe and effective. null Methods null A Prospective, multicentre, open-label, non-inferiority, randomized controlled trial, in 15 hospitals of patient...
#1Eivind Gottlieb-Vedi (Karolinska University Hospital)H-Index: 4
#2Joonas H Kauppila (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust)
Last. Jesper LagergrenH-Index: 77
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Objective null To examine the hypothesis that survival in esophageal cancer increases with more removed lymph nodes during esophagectomy up to a plateau, after which it levels out or even decreases with further lymphadenectomy. null Summary background data null There is uncertainty regarding the ideal extent of lymphadenectomy during esophagectomy to optimize long-term survival in esophageal cancer. null Methods null This population-based cohort study included almost every patient who underwent ...
#1Laura N. Purcell (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 7
#2Anthony G. CharlesH-Index: 26
Last. Michael R. PhillipsH-Index: 8
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OBJECTIVE Define the training background of the actual surgical workforce providing care to pediatric patients in North Carolina (NC). BACKGROUND Due to database limitations, pediatric surgical workforce studies have not included general surgeons (GS) who operate on children. Defining the role of GS in care delivery affects policy for clinical care and general and pediatric surgical training. METHODS We performed a retrospective review of the North Carolina (NC) Hospital Discharge Database (2011...
#1Caitlin A. Hester (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)
#2Anai N. KothariH-Index: 16
Last. Hop S. Tran CaoH-Index: 22
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OBJECTIVE We sought to characterize differences in pancreatectomy recommendation rates to surgically eligible patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) of the pancreatic head across age and racial groups. BACKGROUND Pancreatectomy is not recommended in almost half of otherwise healthy patients with stage I/II pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) lacking a surgical contraindication. We characterized differences in pancreatectomy recommendation among surgically eligible patients acr...
#1Brianna L. Slatnick (Brigham and Women's Hospital)
#2Paul TrucheH-Index: 5
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OBJECTIVE This study aims to quantify the number of patent-holding surgeons and determine their specialty demographics. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The number of intellectual property filings related to surgery has exponentially increased over the past 40 years, yet surgeon inventor status among these inventions remains poorly defined. METHODS A query of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Full-Text and Image Database was performed over the years 1993 to 2018. Patents relate...
#1Syed I. Khalid (Rush University Medical Center)H-Index: 8
#2Samantha MaasaraniH-Index: 2
Last. Alfonso TorquatiH-Index: 27
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Objective null This study investigates the rates of obesity-related cancers in patients undergoing vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG), Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), or no surgical intervention. null Summary background data null Obesity has been previously associated with increased rates of cancers; however, weight loss surgeries have not been explored to demonstrate their potential risk reduction impact. null Methods null Patients meeting bariatric eligibility criteria between January 2010 and...
#1Malcolm MacConmara (UTSW: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)H-Index: 15
Last. Bekir TanrioverH-Index: 18
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OBJECTIVE: During the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, organ transplantation was classified a CMS Tier 3b procedure which should not be postponed. The differential impact of the pandemic on access to liver transplantation was assessed. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Disparities in organ access and transplant outcomes among vulnerable populations have served as obstacles in liver transplantation. METHODS: Using UNOS STARfile data, adult waitlisted candidates were identified from March 1, 2020 - N...
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