Surgery Gateway

Welcome to BioMed Central's Surgery Gateway, highlighting the latest articles we have published in this field. Content is continually updated, so please bookmark this page and ensure you check it regularly.


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    Neighborhood effects on diabetes-related health outcomes

    A study of health outcomes in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus suggests that food insecurity, neighborhood activities, aesthetics, and social support may be important targets for intervention.

    BMC Health Services Research 2015, 15:445
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    Aspirin beneficial in specific groups

    In an analysis using Benefit-Harm Charts, low dose aspirin is beneficial for men, elderly people and those at low bleeding risk, highlighting the importance of individualized benefit-harm assessments for the prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. 

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:250
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    Managing interstitial lung diseases

    The pathogenesis of interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) is variable and depends on the underlying disease; Paul Wolters and colleagues discuss ways to differentiate and treat ILDs in hospitalized patients, emphasizing that multidisciplinary care is required.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:245
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    Spotlight on breast cancer

    Debu Tripathy, Guest Editor for BMC Medicine’s breast cancer collection, outlines the latest research published in the series, and discusses the need for collaborative research and clinical care to further improve outcome for patients with breast cancer.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:223
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    Neoadjuvant trial endpoints

    Helena Earl and colleagues discuss factors influencing the correlation between pathological response and longer term outcomes following neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer, concluding that pathological response is an appropriate trial endpoint.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:234


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Stanley W. Ashley

Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research

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