Katherine D Thompson

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BACKGROUND Little is known about the amount and availability of surgical care globally. We estimated the number of major operations undertaken worldwide, described their distribution, and assessed the importance of surgical care in global public-health policy. METHODS We gathered demographic, health, and economic data for 192 member states of WHO. Data(More)
BACKGROUND Inadequate bowel cleansing is associated with missed lesions, yet whether polyp and adenoma detection rates (PDR, ADR) increase at the highest levels of bowel cleanliness is unknown. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between bowel preparation quality by using the Boston Bowel Preparation Scale (BBPS) and PDR and ADR among colonoscopies with(More)
BACKGROUND Authorship in peer-reviewed medical journals is a marker for success in academic medicine. OBJECTIVE To determine the representation of female physicians among authors of original research in U.S. gastroenterology journals. DESIGN Retrospective. SUBJECTS All first and senior U.S. authors of original research published in the years 1992,(More)
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