The ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator (SRC) assesses risk to support goal-concordant care. While it accurately predicts US outcomes, its performance internationally is unknown. This study evaluates SRC accuracy in predicting mortality following low anterior resection (LAR) and pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) in NSQIP patients and accuracy retention when applied to native Japanese patients (National Clinical Database, NCD).
Category: General Surgery
Patients with obesity are also at risk for sarcopenia, which is difficult to recognize in this population. Our study examines whether sarcopenic-obesity (SO) is independently associated with mortality in trauma.
Racial disparities following pancreas transplantation (PTX) are poorly defined.
After serious postoperative complications, patients and families may experience conflict about goals of care.
Nationally, 115,000 non-fatal firearm injuries occurred in 2017, with many such victims possessing retained bullet fragments (RBFs); however, the impact of RBFs has not been well studied.