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Outcomes Examined for Cannabis Users After Lower-Extremity Bypass

Cannabis use linked to reduced graft patency, increased amputation, and increased opioid use after lower-extremity bypass

Supraphysiological Oxygen During Surgery Linked to Organ Damage

Odds of acute kidney injury, myocardial injury, lung injury increased for those exposed to supraphysiological oxygen

Vaginal Birth After C-Section Tied to Later Pelvic Floor Surgery

Heightened risk seen particularly for surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence

QOL Up With Pembrolizumab Versus Ipilimumab, HDI in Resected Melanoma

Quality of life favored the pembrolizumab arm versus standard-of-care arm receiving ipilimumab, high-dose interferon α 2b

Robotic Resection Cuts Perioperative Morbidity With Liver Cancer

Overall survival and cumulative incidence of death related to tumor recurrence similar to open resection

MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Aids Essential Tremor Over Five Years

Overall improvement in quality-of-life measures sustained, without any progressive or delayed complications

For Older Adults, Loneliness Ups Mortality After Nonelective Surgery

No increase seen in odds of death at 30 days in association with loneliness for older adults undergoing elective surgery

Outcomes Similar for Total Ankle Replacement, Ankle Fusion in OA

No clinically or statistically significant difference seen in mean change in Manchester-Oxford Foot Questionnaire walking/standing domain scores

Parkinsonism, Parkinson Disease Risk Up With Bilateral Oophorectomy Before 43

Risk increased in premenopausal women undergoing oophorectomy for benign indication before age 43 years

AHA: Strategies Compared for Treating Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia

Outcomes better for surgical revascularization versus endovascular therapy for those with single segment of great saphenous vein that could be used for surgery