Surgery

Reports of high-impact surgery studies by medical professionals

Quick Take: Pexidartinib versus placebo for advanced tenosynovial giant cell tumour (ENLIVEN)

Tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT) is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm that arises in the joints, bursae, or tendon sheaths. The standard treatment is surgical...

Quick Take: Comparison of Outcomes After Transcatheter vs Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Among Patients...

In patients who have previously undergone coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) can be a complicated procedure due to...

Quick Take: Safety and Efficacy of the Addition of Lapatinib to Perioperative Chemotherapy for...

Current international guidelines recommend a combination of perioperative chemotherapy and surgery in the treatment of operable gastroesophageal cancer. However, given high mortality rates in...

Quick Take: Assessment of use of arteriovenous graft vs. arteriovenous fistula for first-time permanent...

For patients with end-stage renal disease, the type of hemodialysis access selected has a direct effect on complication rates and associated healthcare costs. Typically,...

Quick Take: Association of Cortical Stimulation–Induced Seizure With Surgical Outcome in Patients With Focal...

Cortical stimulation during intracranial electroencephalography (EEG) is used in defining the epileptogenic zone in patients with epilepsy, with the aim of removing the seizure...

Quick Take: Image-guided Irreversible Electroporation of Localized Prostate Cancer: Functional and Oncologic Outcomes

There is a need for focal therapies for low to intermediate-risk prostate cancers, as whole-gland therapies have many complications without necessarily providing a survival...

Quick Take: Effect of Intraoperative High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP) With Recruitment Maneuvers vs...

Protective intraoperative mechanical ventilation has been associated with reduced postoperative pulmonary complication risk. Obesity is associated with an increased risk of atelectasis and impaired...

Quick Take: Effects of antiplatelet therapy after stroke due to intracerebral haemorrhage (RESTART)

Patients with a history of occlusive vascular disease who are on antithrombotic therapy are at an increased risk of intracerebral hemorrhage. Generally, antithrombotic therapy...

Laparoscopic distal gastrectomy non-inferior to open distal gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer

1. In this randomized clinical trial, three-year disease-free survival rates were similar for patients with locally advanced gastric cancer treated with laparoscopic vs. open...

Rate of opioid prescribing in adolescents largely unchanged

1. Between 2005 and 2015, there was a small decrease in the rate of opioid prescriptions in emergency department (ED) visits to adolescents and...
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