Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008 May;128(10):1196-7
Leger Uten Grenser, Postboks 8813 Youngstorget, 0028 Oslo.
J Bone Joint Surg Am 2021 Dec 21. Epub 2021 Dec 21.
Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
Abstract: Globally, the burden of musculoskeletal conditions continues to rise, disproportionately affecting low and middle-income countries (LMICs). The ability to meet these orthopaedic surgical care demands remains a challenge. To help address these issues, many orthopaedic surgeons seek opportunities to provide humanitarian assistance to the populations in need. Read More
Mil Med 2021 Dec 15. Epub 2021 Dec 15.
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093, USA.
Introduction: Since 2006, the U.S. Navy has conducted six Pacific Partnership (PP) missions throughout Southeast Asia on board the U. Read More
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2021 Nov 16;9(11):e3928. Epub 2021 Nov 16.
Department of Radiology, Vancouver General Hospital; Vancouver, British Columbia.
Background: Gender and racial disparity is prevalent in all surgical subspecialties with women and racial groups historically underrepresented in academic plastic surgery. This study evaluated gender and racial profiles of academic plastic surgery faculty in North America and correlated both with research productivity and its effect on academic ranks of faculty in plastic surgery.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, we compiled a list of accredited medical schools that offer plastic surgery training for residency. Read More
Cureus 2021 Oct 11;13(10):e18687. Epub 2021 Oct 11.
Radiology, Vancouver General Hospital/University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CAN.
Background Women remain relatively underrepresented in all subspecialties of academic medicine. While sex disparity is prevalent in a number of specialties, the association between academic productivity and sex in academic cardiology has not been assessed in the Canadian context. Methods Academic faculty of accredited Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) programs were included from cardiology division websites across 17 universities. Read More
World J Surg 2022 Feb 11;46(2):347-355. Epub 2021 Nov 11.
The University of Adelaide, Discipline of Surgery, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
Background: In under-resourced settings, general surgeons may be called upon to perform emergency operations within other specialties. Accordingly, we aimed to characterise patient outcomes after emergency neurosurgery performed by a general surgeon or general surgery trainee.Methods: PubMed, Embase and the Cochrane Library were searched to 30 May 2021 for observational studies reporting outcomes after emergency neurosurgery performed by a general surgeon. Read More