Pediatric Surgery

JPS Journal Club: June 2019

July 22, 2019
Drs Todd Ponsky, Alexander Gibbons, Alex Casar, and Rae Hanke come together to discuss three articles from the American Academy of Pediatrics issue of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery (June 2019). Join as we discuss the financial feasibility of single visit surgery, impact of case volume/ surgeon speciality on thyroidectomy outcomes, and effect of an ERAS pathway on opioid prescription.

Decreased opioid prescribing in children using an enhanced recovery protocol:

The relationships of surgeon volume and specialty with outcomes following pediatric thyroidectomy:

Single-visit surgery: An evaluation from an institutional perspective: