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Consensus Recommendations: Early management of patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in a hospital with neurosurgical/neuroendovascular facilities.

22 Jun, 2022 | 11:25h | UTC

Part 1: Early management of patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in a hospital with neurosurgical/neuroendovascular facilities: a consensus and clinical recommendations of the Italian Society of Anesthesia and Intensive Care (SIAARTI)–Part 1 – Journal of Anesthesia, Analgesia and Critical Care

Part 2: Early management of patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in a hospital with neurosurgical/neuroendovascular facilities: a consensus and clinical recommendations of the Italian Society of Anesthesia and Intensive Care (SIAARTI)—part 2 – Journal of Anesthesia, Analgesia and Critical Care

 


Summary of the new 2022 AHA/ASA Guideline on intracerebral hemorrhage.

21 Jun, 2022 | 10:54h | UTC

Intracerebral Hemorrhage 2022 Guideline Update – emDocs

Original Guideline: 2022 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage: A Guideline From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association – Stroke

Top Things to Know: 2022 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage – American Heart Association

News Release: New guideline refines care for brain bleeds: compression socks, some meds not effective – American Heart Association

 


Acute shortage of iodinated contrast media: implications and guidance for neurovascular imaging and intervention.

20 Jun, 2022 | 01:20h | UTC

Acute shortage of iodinated contrast media: implications and guidance for neurovascular imaging and intervention – Neuroradiology

Related Guidance:

Short-, Mid-, and Long-Term Strategies to Manage the Shortage of Iohexol – Radiology

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine contrast shortage position statement – Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine

Related Study:

Comparison of Strategies to Conserve Iodinated Intravascular Contrast Media for Computed Tomography During a Shortage – JAMA (free for a limited period) AND News Release: Amid Global Shortage, Study Shows How to Cut Contrast Dye Use 83% – University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

 


Interventions in acute intracranial surgery: an evidence-based perspective.

16 Jun, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

Interventions in Acute Intracranial Surgery: An Evidence-Based Perspective – World Neurosurgery

 


Consensus Recommendation: Updated diagnostic criteria and nomenclature for neurofibromatosis type 2 and schwannomatosis.

15 Jun, 2022 | 10:56h | UTC

Updated diagnostic criteria and nomenclature for neurofibromatosis type 2 and schwannomatosis: An international consensus recommendation – Genetics in Medicine

 


Study Commentary: Dexamethasone should not be given to people with a chronic subdural hematoma.

15 Jun, 2022 | 10:28h | UTC

Dexamethasone should not be given to people with a chronic subdural haematoma

Original Study: Trial of Dexamethasone for Chronic Subdural Hematoma – New England Journal of Medicine

 


BSH guideline for the hematological management of major hemorrhage.

13 Jun, 2022 | 10:53h | UTC

A guideline for the haematological management of major haemorrhage: a British Society for Haematology Guideline – British Journal of Haematology

 


Long-term follow-up of RCT: Decompressive craniectomy vs. standard medical care in patients with traumatic intracranial hypertension.

10 Jun, 2022 | 12:45h | UTC

Evaluation of Outcomes Among Patients With Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension Treated With Decompressive Craniectomy vs Standard Medical Care at 24 Months: A Secondary Analysis of the RESCUEicp Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Neurology (free for a limited period)

Original Study: Trial of Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension – New England Journal of Medicine

Related:

Partial removal of skull (decompressive craniectomy) to lower treatment-resistant high pressure in the skull and brain after traumatic brain injury – Cochrane Library

Consensus statement from the International Consensus Meeting on the Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury – Acta Neurochirurgica

The Current Status of Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury – Current Trauma Reports

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guidelines for clothing in the operating theatre.

30 May, 2022 | 11:52h | UTC

Guidelines for clothing in the operating theatre, 2021 – Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine

 


M-A: Stereotactic radiosurgery vs. whole brain radiotherapy in patients with intracranial metastatic disease and small-cell lung cancer.

30 May, 2022 | 10:41h | UTC

Stereotactic radiosurgery versus whole brain radiotherapy in patients with intracranial metastatic disease and small-cell lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Meta-Analysis Shows Targeted Radiation Therapy May Be as Effective as Standard Care for Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients with Brain Metastases – St. Michael’s Hospital

 


M-A: Surgical timing in patients with infective endocarditis and with intracranial hemorrhage.

27 May, 2022 | 11:25h | UTC

Surgical Timing in Patients With Infective Endocarditis and With Intracranial Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis – Journal of the American Heart Association

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

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Guidelines on the management of lumbar spinal stenosis.

26 May, 2022 | 10:44h | UTC

Japanese Orthopaedic Association (JOA) clinical practice guidelines on the management of lumbar spinal stenosis, 2021 – Secondary publication – Journal of Orthopaedic Science

 


Cross-sectional study: assessment of perioperative outcomes among surgeons who operated the night before.

24 May, 2022 | 08:17h | UTC

Assessment of Perioperative Outcomes Among Surgeons Who Operated the Night Before – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Invited Commentary: Are Surgeons Really More Resilient Than Athletes? The Trade-off Between Surgeon Outcomes and Surgeon Well-being – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Assessment of Perioperative Outcomes Among Surgeons Who Operated the Night Before

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Management of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: an update for the intensivist.

23 May, 2022 | 01:42h | UTC

Management of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: an update for the intensivist – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study: Effect of awake craniotomy in glioblastoma in eloquent areas.

23 May, 2022 | 00:40h | UTC

Effect of awake craniotomy in glioblastoma in eloquent areas (GLIOMAP): a propensity score-matched analysis of an international, multicentre, cohort study – the Lancet Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Neurologic and Survival Outcomes After Awake Craniotomy for Glioblastoma – The ASCO Post

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AHA/ASA Guideline: Management of patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage.

18 May, 2022 | 12:01h | UTC

2022 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage: A Guideline From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association – Stroke

Top Things to Know: 2022 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage – American Heart Association

News Release: New guideline refines care for brain bleeds: compression socks, some meds not effective – American Heart Association

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Steroid use in patients with acute spinal cord injury and guideline update.

16 May, 2022 | 01:22h | UTC

Review: Steroid Use in Patients With Acute Spinal Cord Injury and Guideline Update – Korean Journal of Neurotrauma

 


Review: Radiological assessment of chronic subdural hematomas.

16 May, 2022 | 01:17h | UTC

Radiological Assessment of Chronic Subdural Hematomas – Korean Journal of Neurotrauma

 


ASTRO Guideline: Radiation therapy for brain metastases.

12 May, 2022 | 10:11h | UTC

Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastases: An ASTRO Clinical Practice Guideline – Practical Radiation Oncology

News Release: ASTRO issues clinical guideline on radiation therapy for brain metastases – American Society for Radiation Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Diagnosis and management of lumbar spinal stenosis.

4 May, 2022 | 10:45h | UTC

Diagnosis and Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Audio Clinical Review: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Review – JAMA

 


M-A: The clinical effect and safety of new preoperative fasting time guidelines for elective surgery.

12 Apr, 2022 | 09:51h | UTC

The clinical effect and safety of new preoperative fasting time guidelines for elective surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Gland Surgery

Related:

An international multidisciplinary consensus statement on fasting before procedural sedation in adults and children – Anaesthesia

Does my hospitalized patient need an NPO-after-midnight order preoperatively?

ESPEN practical guideline: Clinical nutrition in surgery – “Preoperative fasting from midnight is unnecessary in most patients. Patients undergoing surgery, who are considered to have no specific risk of aspiration, shall drink clear fluids until 2 h before anesthesia. Solids shall be allowed until 6 h before anesthesia.”

Pro-Con Debate: 1- vs 2-Hour Fast for Clear Liquids Before Anesthesia in Children.

Editorial: The rationale for the recommendations of the European Pediatric Fasting Guideline – “the authors of the 2021 ESAIC pediatric guideline have found reasons to recommend reductions to the minimum fasting times for infant formula to 4 h, for breast milk to 3 h and for clear fluids to 1 h”.

Practice Guidelines for Preoperative Fasting and the Use of Pharmacologic Agents to Reduce the Risk of Pulmonary Aspiration: Application to Healthy Patients Undergoing Elective Procedures: An Updated Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Preoperative Fasting and the Use of Pharmacologic Agents to Reduce the Risk of Pulmonary Aspiration

Perioperative fasting in adults and children: guidelines from the European Society of Anaesthesiology

Clear fluids fasting for elective paediatric anaesthesia: The European Society of Anaesthesiology consensus statement – European Journal of Anaesthesiology

Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society statement on clear fluid fasting for elective pediatric anesthesia – Canadian Journal of Anesthesia (free)

 


M-A: Prophylactic therapies for morbidity and mortality after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

11 Apr, 2022 | 00:52h | UTC

Prophylactic Therapies for Morbidity and Mortality After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials – Stroke (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related: RCT: Effects of clazosentan on cerebral vasospasm–related morbidity and all-cause mortality after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


State of the Art Review: Prognostication and shared decision making in neurocritical care.

8 Apr, 2022 | 10:53h | UTC

Prognostication and shared decision making in neurocritical care – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Effects of clazosentan on cerebral vasospasm–related morbidity and all-cause mortality after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

6 Apr, 2022 | 10:47h | UTC

Effects of clazosentan on cerebral vasospasm–related morbidity and all-cause mortality after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: two randomized phase 3 trials in Japanese patients – Journal of Neurosurgery

 


Study finds no increased risk of brain tumors for mobile phone users.

1 Apr, 2022 | 10:04h | UTC

News Release: No increased risk of brain tumours for mobile phone users, new study finds – University of Oxford

Original Study: Cellular Telephone Use and the Risk of Brain Tumors: Update of the UK Million Women Study – JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

 


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