Concurrent surgery is safe for patients—sometimes

Concurrent surgeries is a controversial topic, but a new study has found there’s no difference in patient outcomes if a surgeon is involved in overlapping procedures—but only when noncritical portions of the surgeries overlap. In those cases, the study, published today in JAMA Surgery, found no difference in mortality, morbidity or worsened functional status at discharge and follow-up.

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