The American Journal of Surgery
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Background Effective teamwork is critical to safety in the operating room; however, implementation of phase III of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS) Curriculum that focuses on team-based skills remains worryingly low...
Background and Methods We conducted a focus group analysis with students and surgeons on factors which influence medical school students’ education in the operating room (OR). The interviews were analyzed using grounded theory.
Background Patients presenting with ventral hernia-related obstruction are commonly managed with emergent ventral hernia repair (VHR). Selected patients with resolution of obstruction may be managed in a delayed manner. This study sought to assess the effect of delay on VHR o...
Background Routine preoperative mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) for left-sided colorectal resections remains controversial. This study aims to evaluate the association between MBP and 30-day anastomotic leaks.
Background The objective of this study was to determine sources of intraoperative stress, impact on surgical outcomes, coping strategies, and surgeon interest in stress management training.
Background Pancreaticoduodenectomy remains a major undertaking with substantial perioperative morbidity and mortality. Previous studies in the colorectal population have noted a correlation between excessive postoperative fluid resuscitation and anastomotic complications. Thi...
Background Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) after hepatectomy is rare; however, it increases mortality and morbidity. Few studies have been conducted that focused on PVT following major hepatectomy.