Surgery Classics

Physician-written reports of landmark surgery studies

The EVAR II trial: Endovascular approach when unfit for open aortic aneurysm repair [Classics...

Image: PD1. The EVAR II trial compared endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with no intervention in patients unsuitable for the open procedure.2. There were...

The EVAR I trial: Endovascular vs. open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair [Classics Series]

Image: PD1. The EVAR I trial compared the safety and efficacy of endovascular and open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair2. There were no significant differences...

The HMPS I: Adverse events in patients and negligence [Classics Series]

Image: PD1. It was found that adverse events occurred in 3.7% of hospitalizations.2. Approximately 27.6% of adverse events occurring in hospital were attributed to negligence.Study...

Intravenous omeprazole after endoscopy reduces rebleeding in patients with peptic ulcers [Classics Series]

Image: CC/L. academia1. After endoscopic treatment, intravenous omeprazole significantly reduces the risk of rebleeding in patients with peptic ulcers at 3, 7, and 30 daysOriginal...

The SYNTAX trial: CABG superior to PCI in triple-vessel or left main artery disease...

Image: CC/L.academia1. In severe coronary artery disease, CABG is superior to PCI in reducing the need for repeat vascularization2. CABG should remain the standard...

No survival difference in lumpectomy and mastectomy for breast cancer [Classics Series]

Image: PD1. In women with stage I or II breast cancer, there was no significant difference in overall survival in women treated with total...
Classics Series, Landmark Trials in Medicine

The Lee index: Risk of perioperative cardiac events [Classics Series]

1. The Lee index is a prospectively validated model that predicts the risk of a cardiac event in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.2. The six...
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