Surgery

Reports of high-impact surgery studies by medical professionals

Factors associated with functional impairment after pediatric injury

1. Most injured children and adolescents return to baseline functional status by discharge. 2. Pediatric populations with extremity injuries or severe head injuries were at...

Pembrolizumab plus concurrent chemoradiation therapy associated with robust antitumor activity in patients with locally...

1. Concomitant pembrolizumab plus chemoradiation therapy was associated with improved antitumor activity and safety profile in patients with previously untreated, locally advanced, stage III...

Net fluid balance not associated with hospital readmission rates among sepsis patients

1. There was no association found between positive fluid balance at the time of discharge and readmission at 30 days post-discharge in non-critically ill...

Chemoradiotherapy associated with effectiveness comparable to surgery when treating advanced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

1. Primary treatment with chemoradiotherapy when treating oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma had improved progression-free survival and distant metastasis-free survival compared to when treated with...

Risk factors for acute kidney injury and mortality in high risk patients undergoing cardiac...

1. In a retrospective cohort study, several pre-operative and operative factors were found to be associated with acute kidney injury and future mortality. Evidence...

Continuous infusion of hypertonic saline following traumatic brain injury does not improve neurological outcomes...

1. No significant difference was found in neurological function recovery measured by extended Glasgow scale score in patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain...

Metabolic–bariatric surgery associated with reduced all-cause mortality compared to non-surgical management of obesity

1. Matched cohort meta-analysis showed significant morality and life expectancy benefits with metabolic–bariatric surgery compared to non-surgical management of obesity. 2. Survival benefits of bariatric...

Primary trabeculectomy associated with similar outcomes as medical management for advanced glaucoma

1. At 24 months, visual quality of life for patients with advanced open angle glaucoma was similar if treated initially with trabeculectomy or with...

Dexamethasone non-inferior to placebo for surgical-site infection incidence

1. Intraoperative dexamethasone was shown to be non-inferior to placebo for surgical-site infection incidence. 2. Intraoperative dexamethasone was shown to lower postoperative nausea and vomiting...

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...

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