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M-A | Depressive symptoms in individuals with persistent postconcussion symptoms

3 Feb, 2023 | 13:48h | UTC

Depressive Symptoms in Individuals With Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Significant Link Seen for Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms, Depression – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Derivation and validation of a clinical prediction rule for upper limb functional outcomes after traumatic cervical spinal cord injury

31 Jan, 2023 | 13:34h | UTC

Derivation and Validation of a Clinical Prediction Rule for Upper Limb Functional Outcomes After Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Duration of prophylactic levetiracetam after surgery for brain tumor

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:06h | UTC

Duration of Prophylactic Levetiracetam After Surgery for Brain Tumor: A Prospective Randomized Trial – Neurosurgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Microsurgery vs. microsurgery with preoperative embolization for brain arteriovenous malformation treatment

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:05h | UTC

Microsurgery versus Microsurgery With Preoperative Embolization for Brain Arteriovenous Malformation Treatment: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Neurosurgery

 


Preliminary study suggests decompression surgery may improve symptoms in neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:23h | UTC

Surgery Versus Continued Conservative Treatment for Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: the First Randomised Clinical Trial (STOPNTOS Trial) – European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Related: Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Presentation, diagnosis, and treatment – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

 


Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome: presentation, diagnosis, and treatment

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:22h | UTC

Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Presentation, diagnosis, and treatment – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

 


SR (mostly from observational studies) | Fast-track protocols for patients undergoing spine surgery

25 Jan, 2023 | 11:20h | UTC

Fast-track protocols for patients undergoing spine surgery: a systematic review – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Related:

Consensus statement for perioperative care in lumbar spinal fusion: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society recommendations – The Spine Journal

Pathway for enhanced recovery after spinal surgery-a systematic review of evidence for use of individual components – BMC Anesthesiology

Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) and its applicability for major spine surgery – Best Practice & Research Clinical Anaesthesiology

Complete List of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

Top 100 Most-Cited Articles on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Bibliometric Analysis and Visualized Study – Frontiers in Surgery

 


RCT | Bilateral ultrasound-guided erector spinae plane block vs. wound infiltration for postoperative analgesia in lumbar spinal fusion surgery

20 Jan, 2023 | 14:18h | UTC

Bilateral ultrasound-guided erector spinae plane block versus wound infiltration for postoperative analgesia in lumbar spinal fusion surgery: a randomized controlled trial – European Spine Journal

Commentary: Bilateral USG-guided ESP block decreases short-term opioid consumption after lumbar spinal fusion surgery – Medical Dialogues

 


SR | Interventions for preventing and ameliorating cognitive deficits in adults treated with cranial irradiation

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:09h | UTC

Interventions for preventing and ameliorating cognitive deficits in adults treated with cranial irradiation – Cochrane Library

Summary: Interventions for preventing and ameliorating cognitive deficits in adults treated with cranial irradiation – Cochrane Library

 


Cohort Study | Brain cancer after radiation exposure from CT examinations of children and young adults

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:36h | UTC

Brain cancer after radiation exposure from CT examinations of children and young adults: results from the EPI-CT cohort study – The Lancet Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

Large Multinational Study Shows Link Between CT Radiation Exposure and Brain Cancer in Children and Young Adults – Diagnostic Imaging

New cancer risk analysis prompts experts to call for ‘careful justification’ of pediatric head CTs – Health Imaging

CT brain cancer risk quantified for children and young adults – medwire News

 


Review | Surgical site infection prevention

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:31h | UTC

Surgical Site Infection Prevention: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Author interview: Surgical Site Infection Prevention – JAMA

Related:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017 – JAMA Surgery 

Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection – World Health Organization 

Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence 

APSIC guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections – Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control

Perioperative care bundles for the prevention of surgical-site infections: meta-analysis – British Journal of Surgery

AAOS Guideline: Prevention of surgical site infections after major extremity trauma.

 


M-A | Transfusion guidelines in traumatic brain injury

15 Jan, 2023 | 20:15h | UTC

Transfusion Guidelines in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Currently Available Evidence – Neurotrauma Reports

 


Review | Management of traumatic brain injury in the non-neurosurgical intensive care unit

15 Jan, 2023 | 19:41h | UTC

Management of traumatic brain injury in the non-neurosurgical intensive care unit: a narrative review of current evidence – Anaesthesia

 


NCCN Guideline | Pediatric central nervous system cancers

12 Jan, 2023 | 13:11h | UTC

Pediatric Central Nervous System Cancers, Version 2.2023, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology – Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Editorial: ASCO Living Guidelines: The Next Frontier

 


Review | The outcome of neurorehabilitation efficacy and management of traumatic brain injury

12 Jan, 2023 | 12:46h | UTC

The Outcome of Neurorehabilitation Efficacy and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury – Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

 


Pictorial Review | Nerve entrapment syndromes of the upper limb.

15 Dec, 2022 | 13:25h | UTC

Nerve entrapment syndromes of the upper limb: a pictorial review – Insights into Imaging

 


Review | Airway management in patients with suspected or confirmed traumatic spinal cord injury.

13 Dec, 2022 | 14:01h | UTC

Airway management in patients with suspected or confirmed traumatic spinal cord injury: a narrative review of current evidence – Anaesthesia

 


M-A | Evaluation of direct oral anticoagulant reversal agents in intracranial hemorrhage.

9 Dec, 2022 | 13:17h | UTC

Evaluation of Direct Oral Anticoagulant Reversal Agents in Intracranial Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Intensive care unit management of traumatic brain injury patients.

5 Dec, 2022 | 00:04h | UTC

Intensive Care Unit Management of Traumatic Brain Injury Patients – Journal of Neurointensive Care

 


RCT | Effect of irrigation fluid temperature on recurrence in the evacuation of chronic subdural hematoma.

30 Nov, 2022 | 13:45h | UTC

Effect of Irrigation Fluid Temperature on Recurrence in the Evacuation of Chronic Subdural Hematoma – JAMA Neurology

News Release: Warmer brain-irrigation fluid in surgery more efficacious – University of Gothenburg 

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Safety and management of implanted epilepsy devices for imaging and surgery.

27 Nov, 2022 | 22:03h | UTC

Safety and Management of Implanted Epilepsy Devices for Imaging and Surgery – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Brief Review | Extubation in neurocritical care patients: lesson learned.

25 Nov, 2022 | 12:31h | UTC

Extubation in neurocritical care patients: lesson learned – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


SR | Surgical decompression for malignant cerebral edema after ischemic stroke.

24 Nov, 2022 | 13:25h | UTC

Surgical decompression for malignant cerebral oedema after ischaemic stroke – Cochrane Library

Summary: Surgical decompression for people with severe brain swelling after stroke – Cochrane Library

 


RCT | Posterior cervical foraminotomy is noninferior to anterior cervical discectomy in patients with cervical radiculopathy.

23 Nov, 2022 | 13:48h | UTC

Noninferiority of Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy vs Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion for Procedural Success and Reduction in Arm Pain Among Patients With Cervical Radiculopathy at 1 Year: The FACET Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Neurology (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Delayed intracranial hemorrhage after head injury among elderly patients on anticoagulation seen in the ED.

22 Nov, 2022 | 13:31h | UTC

Delayed intracranial hemorrhage after head injury among elderly patients on anticoagulation seen in the emergency department – Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 

Related:  

Meta-analysis suggests there is low risk of delayed intracranial hemorrhage (after a negative initial head CT) following low energy blunt head trauma while on direct oral anticoagulants. 

Research: Incidence of Delayed Intracranial Hemorrhage in Older Patients After Blunt Head Trauma 

 


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