A new study assesses the impact of bariatric surgery on patients with end stage kidney disease.
Data on a broad range of common operations shows which ones will draw most on scarce resources.
A new study examines the factors associated with a potentially missed diagnosis of appendicitis in children and adults in the emergency department.
Surge in robotic surgery in 2010s outpaces the evidence for its effects on patients and costs, researchers warn.
“Prehabilitation” for at-risk patients linked to lower length of stay and total costs by encouraging walking, breathing exercises, nutrition, reducing tobacco and stress.