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Framing family conversation after early diagnosis of iatrogenic injury and incidental findings.

Barrios L, Tsuda S, Derevianko A, et al. Framing family conversation after early diagnosis of iatrogenic injury and incidental findings. Surg Endosc. 2009;23(11):2535-42. doi:10.1007/s00464-009-0450-2.

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May 6, 2009
Barrios L, Tsuda S, Derevianko A, et al. Surg Endosc. 2009;23(11):2535-42.

In this study of simulated cholecystectomies, surgical residents felt ill-trained to disclose both complications (common bile duct injury) and serious incidental findings (gallbladder cancer) encountered during a cholecystectomy. Most concerning, a large proportion of residents did not adequately describe potential complications when obtaining informed consent.

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Barrios L, Tsuda S, Derevianko A, et al. Framing family conversation after early diagnosis of iatrogenic injury and incidental findings. Surg Endosc. 2009;23(11):2535-42. doi:10.1007/s00464-009-0450-2.