The American Journal of Surgery
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Background Studying the variables associated with the increased costs of healthcare provides valuable insight.
Background Hospital-centered violence intervention programs (HVIPs) reduce violent injury recidivism. However, dedicated cost analyses of such programs have not yet been published. We hypothesized that the HVIP at our urban trauma center is a cost-effective means for reducing...
Background Phosphatidylcholine (PC), an important component of intestinal mucus, protects against Clostridium difficile toxin-induced intestinal barrier injury in vitro. Polymorphonuclear neutrophil (PMN) activation may contribute to intestinal injury and systemic toxicity in...
Background American Joint Committee on Cancer uses tumor size for “T” staging of many solid tumors for its effect on prognosis. However, tumor size has not been incorporated in tumor (T), nodal status (N), metastasis (M) staging for colon cancer. Hence, the National Cancer Da...
Background We report our experience with a large volume of complex oncologic resections and describe the framework necessary to develop a program with low morbidity and mortality in a community hospital.
Background Massive localized lymphedema (MLL) is a rare entity first described in 1998 in patients with morbid obesity; the incidence is rising with the increased prevalence of morbid obesity. This report defines the clinical presentation and surgical challenges in 6 patients...