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Operating at night does not increase the risk of intraoperative adverse events.

Eskesen TG, Peponis T, Saillant N, et al. American journal of surgery. 2018;216:19-24.

Decreased hospital staffing on nights and weekends has been associated with a greater risk of adverse outcomes. However, this study found no association between nighttime operating and increased risk of intraoperative adverse events.