Surgery

Reports of high-impact surgery studies by medical professionals

Coronary microvascular dysfunction demonstrating improvement after surgery for inflammatory bowel disease

1. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is associated with increased risk of coronary microvascular dysfunction (CMD). 2. Surgical intestinal resection in IBD patients improved coronary flow...

Prophylactic tranexamic acid prevents significant blood loss after cesarean delivery

1. Prophylactic tranexamic acid treatment was shown to lower the incidence of postpartum hemorrhage in women undergoing cesarean delivery. 2. Tranexamic acid treatment was shown...

Bariatric surgery vs community weight management for idiopathic intracranial hypertension

1. At 12 and 24 months, bariatric surgery was superior to a community weight management program at decreasing intracranial pressure (ICP) in patients with...

Long term outcomes following surgical interventions for endometriosis

1. Amongst large cohort of women in Ontario who underwent endometriosis surgery, women who undergo major conservative surgery are less likely to seek medical...

Percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation effective for reduction of postoperative pain

1. Among patients undergoing ambulatory orthopedic surgical procedures, percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation reduced pain and the use of opiates in the first 7 postoperative...

Total knee replacement cost-effective in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis

1. Patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 kg/m2 or greater who had total knee replacement surgery improved quality-adjusted life expectancy at...

Association of co-exposure of antenatal steroid and prophylactic Indomethacin with spontaneous intestinal perforation

1. Among preterm and extremely low birth weight neonates, the co-exposure to antenatal steroids and postnatal indomethacin was associated with an increased risk of...

Early enteral feeding safe for neonates with congenital gastrointestinal malformation undergoing intestinal anasatmosis

1. Among neonates with congenital gastrointestinal malformations requiring surgery, early enteral feeding is safe and well-tolerated when compared with traditional postoperative nutrition strategies. Evidence Level...

Combined division of the splenic vein a safe method for distal pancreatectomy

Safety of combined division vs separate division of the splenic vein in patients undergoing distal pancreatectomy 1. In distal pancreatectomy procedures, combined division of the...

Hypothermic machine perfusion reduces nonanastomic biliary strictures risk in liver transplantation

1. Patients who received a transplanted liver after hypothermic oxygenated machine perfusion had fewer nonanastomotic biliary strictures compared to static cold storage. 2. The incidence...

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