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Journal Article
Study

Outcomes with overlapping surgery at a large academic medical center.

Ponce BA, Wills BW, Hudson PW, et al. Annals of surgery. 2019;269:465-470.

The practice of overlapping surgery has raised significant concerns about patient safety. This retrospective cohort study at a single academic medical center did not find evidence of worse outcomes among patients undergoing overlapping surgery across 13 surgical specialties.