Surgery

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Oxygenated hypothermic perfusion reduces post-kidney transplant complications

1. Oxygenated hypothermic machine perfusion (HMPO2) of kidneys donated after circulatory death was associated with fewer severe complications and lower rates of graft failure...

Laparoscopic sigmoid resection for recurrent diverticulitis associated with higher quality of life scores

1. Patients with recurrent diverticulitis have higher quality of life scores after undergoing elective laparoscopic sigmoid resection, compared to a conservative treatment. 2. Elective surgery...

Neuraxial anesthesia associated with decreased 30-day all-cause mortality for patients undergoing lower limb revascularization

1. Among patients undergoing lower limb revascularization, the use of neuraxial compared with general anesthesia was associated with decreased 30-day all-cause mortality. Evidence Rating Level:...

No difference in survival after laparoscopic versus open liver resection for colorectal metastases

1. The rates of 5-year overall survival were found to differ by less than a percentage point between patients in the laparoscopic group and...

Comparison of laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure and laparoscopic intracorporeal suture in pediatric hernia repair

1. Among children requiring inguinal hernia repair, those receiving laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure had a faster time to recovery, experienced fewer complications, and had...

Rivaroxaban noninferior to warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation and bioprosthetic mitral valves

1. Patients who received rivaroxaban had a statistically significantly longer mean time until occurrence of a major clinical event compared to those who received...

Updated SYNTAX score II 2020 provides accurate risk stratification for mortality and cardiovascular events

1. The revalidated SYNTAX score II 2020 was effective at predicting 10-year all-cause mortality in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) vs. coronary artery...

Efficacy and safety of short-term therapy with indigo naturalis for ulcerative colitis

1. Short-term indigo naturalis therapy demonstrated symptomatic improvement in patients with mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Treatment options for ulcerative colitis...

Intravenous iron prior to abdominal surgery may reduce risk of readmission

1. Intravenous iron prior to major abdominal surgery in anemic patients was not associated with decreased need for blood transfusions post-operation. 2. Preoperative intravenous iron...

Drug-eluting stents for saphenous vein grafts associated with better outcomes than bare-metal stents

1. Among patients who have received a saphenous vein graft during coronary bypass surgery and later experience treatment failure, deployment of a drug-eluting stent...

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