Surgery

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Incidence, risk factors, and in-hospital mortality of post-operative AKI following aortic dissection repair

The Incidence, Risk Factors and In-Hospital Mortality of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients After Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: A Single-Center Retrospective...

Pre-hospital administration of TXA for patients at risk of hemorrhage not associated with improved...

1. In trauma patients at risk for hemorrhage, pre-hospital administration of tranexamic acid did not significantly improve 30-day mortality compared to a placebo. 2. 30-day...

Early physical therapy effective in reducing disability for acute low back pain and sciatica

1. Early physical therapy (EPT) was more effective than usual care alone for reducing disability, back pain, and fear-avoidance beliefs at 4 weeks. Benefits...

Early surgical intervention for symptomatic renal and ureteral stones is associated with reduced narcotic...

1. Among those presenting with symptomatic nephrolithiasis, patients electing for trial of passage with medical expulsion therapy were more likely to receive a prescription...

Sarcopenia associated with reduced muscle mass and strength following liver resection for malignant neoplasms

1. Sarcopenia was an independent risk factor for reduced muscle mass and strength following liver resection for malignant neoplasms. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Sarcopenia is...

Exeter V40 femoral stem implant associated with longer implant survival time for total hip...

1. A hospital with “better than expected” outcomes for implant survival in total hip replacement (THR) used the Exeter V40 femoral stem implant on...

Presence of rheumatic and musculoskeletal comorbidities were not associated with significant alterations in COVID-19...

1. There were no significant differences in symptom duration, length of hospital stay, and chest X-ray score between patients hospitalized for COVID-19 pneumonia with...

Anemia associated with increased risk of developing Crohn’s disease, but not ulcerative colitis

1. Anemia increased the risk of development of Crohn’s disease, inversely to hemoglobin concentration 2. Anemia was not associated with an increased risk of ulcerative...

Low molecular weight heparin associated with better outcomes than unfractionated heparin in pediatric trauma...

1. Among trauma patients aged 10 to 17, the use of low molecular weight heparin as compared with unfractionated heparin was associated with fewer...

Conditional risk of diverticulitis after non-operative management

1. Among patients managed without surgery, the conditional recurrence-free survival of diverticulitis increased with each year survived recurrence-free. 2. Lower age and higher comorbidity burden...

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