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Machine Perfusion Improves Function of Deceased Donor Livers

Risk for nonanastomotic biliary strictures following transplant lower with hypothermic oxygenated machine perfusion of deceased donor liver

Pooled Analysis Shows Men Have Higher Mortality Than Women

Effect size varies across countries; smoking and cardiovascular disease substantially attenuate effect size

Mortality Up With Surgery Within Six Weeks of SARS-CoV-2 Infection

When possible, delay of at least seven weeks after SARS-CoV-2 diagnosis should be sought; however, mortality rates higher for those with ongoing symptoms

Early Immunologic Biomarker Predicts Renal Allograft Outcomes

Ratio of IL-10/TNF╬▒ produced by T1B three months after renal transplantation predicts clinical, subclinical rejection during first year

One in Five Health Care Workers Reports Mental Health Conditions

Review shows high prevalence of depression, anxiety, and PTSD during the COVID-19 pandemic

Many Women Feel Left Out of Decisions on Breast Cancer Care

Large proportion of women believe their surgeon effectively made the decision on their reconstructive surgery options

Frequency of Urgent Vitreoretinal Surgery Down During Pandemic

Decreases seen in intravitreal injections, lasers and cryotherapy, retinal detachment repairs, other vitrectomies

Terlipressin Bests Placebo in Type 1 Hepatorenal Syndrome

Terlipressin is more effective for reversal of HRS but is associated with more adverse events and death due to respiratory disorders

Good Response Seen With Reopening

CMS figures show more than 206,000 people signed up for coverage from Feb. 15 to 28

Robotically Assisted Surgical Device Authorized for Transvaginal Hysterectomy

Hominis Surgical System granted marketing authorization approval for use in benign hysterectomy with salpingo-oophorectomy