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Long-term mortality elevated even for mild defects; overall survival improved over time
Findings based upon large study of homeless and housed Veteran surgical patients
Bioengineered tracheal and bronchial reconstruction reported using stented aortic matrices
Patients use just over half of initial prescription; highest percentage of unused meds for cystectomy
Early acetaminophen exposure after pediatric cardiac surgery may reduce rate of acute kidney injury
Less pain, fewer pressure ulcers for nursing home residents with dementia after surgical hip fx repair
Many patients reported unsafe storage and failure to dispose of opioids at one- and six-month follow-up
Reduction in mortality with intro of public reporting of surgeon specific 90-day post-op mortality
Patients use fewer opioids than are prescribed after open, laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair
Survival benefit of nodal response maintained among patients with nodal, but not primary response