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Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy is Cost-Effective…

Minimally invasive esophagectomy is cost-effective compared to open in esophageal cancer
Photo by Brooks PJ, Enoch M-A, Goldman D, Li T-K, Yokoyama A
The objective of this study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of minimally invasive (MIE) compared to open esophagectomy for …

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Diverticulitis: What’s New

Evolving management of diverticulitis in the US strikes me as a nice example of the shift from dogma to evidence-based surgical practice. Add diverticulitis to the dwindling-indications-for-surgery list, alongside splenic trauma, asymptomatic groin hernia, paraesophageal hernia, GI bleed, mastectomy, penetrating …

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When the Gastric Bypass Patient Shows Up

Patients who’ve undergone bariatric surgery sometimes present at emergency rooms far from their operating surgeon. The general surgeon on-call often manages these patients, with or without the help of the operating surgeon.

OnSurg thanks Dr Reynoso for offering to discuss this …

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Development and Validation of a Comprehensive Curriculum…

Development and Validation of a Comprehensive Curriculum to Teach an Advanced Minimally Invasive Procedure: A Randomized Controlled Trial
This prospective, single-blinded randomized controlled study published in the Annals of Surgery aimed to develop and validate a comprehensive ex vivo training curriculum …