The latest Permanente Journal is now available for download, and includes a variety of peer-reviewed articles and studies on topics from radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer to a primer on osteonecrosis of the hip.
A study looking at a program helping patients quit smoking around the time of their surgery shows initial results are promising.
A Kaiser Permanente study finds 10-year follow-up interval after negative colonoscopies is associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer and mortality.
Research led by Dana Sax, MD, found that tele-triage of chest pain can safely refer people for care in venues other than the Emergency Department.
Permanente physician and researcher Stephen Sidney, MD, MPH, has identified important disparities in heart health, leading to new approaches to preventing heart disease.