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Surgical site infection after gastrointestinal surgery in high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries: a prospective, international, multicentre cohort study
Summary Background Surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the most common infections associated with health care, but its importance as a global health priority is not fully understood. WeExpand
Global variation in anastomosis and end colostomy formation following left‐sided colorectal resection
End colostomy rates following colorectal resection vary across institutions in high‐income settings, being influenced by patient, disease, surgeon and system factors. This study aimed to assessExpand
Sacrococcygeal dimensions and curvature are associated with resection quality in rectal cancer excision
Background Technical factors affect oncologic outcomes in rectal cancer surgery. The anatomy of the bony pelvis can affect technical aspects of surgery, but is seldom considered preoperatively. WeExpand
Incorporating the Gift: The Béant Community of Jean-Luc Nancy's L'Intrus
Nowhere is the unlikely affinity between contemporary philosophy and embodiment, theory and the question of transplantation, more complexly evident and consequentially alive than in Jean-Luc Nancy’sExpand
Reply to “Fluoroscopy during coccygectomy for rectal cancer”
We are very grateful to Dr Foye et al. for their correspondence “Fluoroscopy during coccygectomy for rectal cancer” [1]. We note and appreciate their interest in this area and in our paper [2].Expand
Epistemic Trafficking: On the Concept of Race-Specific Medicine
In JUNE 2005, THE U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA) announced its approval of the drug BiDil, designed to treat heart disease in patients who self-identify as African-American exclusively and,Expand
The Racehorse on the Runway
Awareness of surgical expenditure amongst UK trainees and consultants: A questionnaire study.
INTRODUCTION Limited knowledge of surgical device and service costs restricts a surgeon's ability to make cost efficient choices and contribute to the efficiency savings required by the NHS to reduceExpand