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Guideline | Anemia management in surgical patients.

23 Sep, 2022 | 13:11h | UTC

Recommendations from the International Consensus Conference on Anemia Management in Surgical Patients (ICCAMS) – Annals of Surgery

 


Systematic Review | Interventions for improving mobility after hip fracture surgery in adults.

14 Sep, 2022 | 13:11h | UTC

Interventions for improving mobility after hip fracture surgery in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Do mobility strategies improve and restore mobility after hip fracture surgery in adults? – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

 


M-A of randomized trials | Digital health interventions for musculoskeletal pain conditions.

14 Sep, 2022 | 13:08h | UTC

Digital Health Interventions for Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials – Journal of Medical Internet Research

 


Guideline | Perioperative care of patients undergoing major complex spinal instrumentation surgery.

11 Sep, 2022 | 22:49h | UTC

Perioperative Care of Patients Undergoing Major Complex Spinal Instrumentation Surgery: Clinical Practice Guidelines From the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care – Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology

 


Opinion | Tranexamic acid for safer surgery: the time is now.

7 Sep, 2022 | 12:37h | UTC

Tranexamic acid for safer surgery: the time is now – British Journal of Surgery

Related:

#ACC22 – RCT: Tranexamic acid reduces the risk of bleeding in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.

Update on applications and limitations of perioperative tranexamic acid.

RCT | Effect of high- vs. low-dose tranexamic acid infusion on need for red blood cell transfusion and adverse events in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.

Safety of tranexamic acid in hip and knee arthroplasty in high-risk patients – this large observational study did not show an increased risk for venous thromboembolism, myocardial infarction, seizures, ischemic strokes, or transient ischemic attacks, irrespective of patient high-risk status at baseline

M-A: Intravenous tranexamic acid in surgical patients is not associated with increased risk of thromboembolic events and mortality

 


M-A | Primary surgery vs. primary rehabilitation for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuries.

6 Sep, 2022 | 14:35h | UTC

Primary surgery versus primary rehabilitation for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuries: a living systematic review and meta-analysis – British Journal of Sports Medicine

News Release: Anterior cruciate ligament tear: Is an operation always necessary? – Judith Merkelt-Jedamzik, Hochschule für Gesundheit

Related:

RCT | Surgical reconstruction is superior to rehabilitation for patients with non-acute anterior cruciate ligament injury with persistent symptoms of instability.

Early surgical reconstruction versus rehabilitation with elective delayed reconstruction for patients with anterior cruciate ligament rupture: COMPARE randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Multicenter, international retrospective audit of lower extremity open fractures.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:48h | UTC

International Lower Limb Collaborative (INTELLECT) study: a multicentre, international retrospective audit of lower extremity open fractures – British Journal of Surgery

 


Perspective | Double trouble with double-booking: limitations and dangers of overlapping surgery.

26 Aug, 2022 | 13:22h | UTC

Double trouble with double-booking: limitations and dangers of overlapping surgery – British Journal of Surgery

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Review | The effect of overlapping surgical scheduling on operating theatre productivity.

Study: Association of Overlapping Surgery with Perioperative Outcomes

 


Systematic Review | Interventions for preventing venous thromboembolism in adults undergoing knee arthroscopy.

26 Aug, 2022 | 13:10h | UTC

Interventions for preventing venous thromboembolism in adults undergoing knee arthroscopy – Cochrane Library

Summary: Treatments for preventing venous thromboembolism in adults who have keyhole surgery of the knee – Cochrane Library

 


RCT | Enoxaparin (40 mg/d) is superior to aspirin (100 mg/d) for the prevention of thromboembolism in patients undergoing hip or knee arthroplasty.

25 Aug, 2022 | 12:12h | UTC

Effect of Aspirin vs Enoxaparin on Symptomatic Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Undergoing Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: The CRISTAL Randomized Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Thromboprophylaxis After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty – JAMA

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Management of hand osteoarthritis: from an US evidence-based medicine guideline to a European patient-centric approach.

24 Aug, 2022 | 14:09h | UTC

Management of hand osteoarthritis: from an US evidence-based medicine guideline to a European patient-centric approach – Aging Clinical and Experimental Research

Related:

Erosive hand osteoarthritis: latest findings and outlook – Nature Reviews Rheumatology

Efficacy of corticosteroids for hand osteoarthritis – a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

ACR Guideline for the Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hand, Hip, and Knee

#ACR19 – Randomized Trial: Low-Dose Corticosteroids for Short Periods Effective and Safe for Hand Osteoarthritis

#ACR19 – [Not Published Yet] Randomized Trial: Methotrexate May Reduce Joint Damage Progression in Erosive Hand Osteoarthritis

Research: Hydroxychloroquine Effectiveness in Reducing Symptoms of Hand Osteoarthritis

 


Systematic Review | There is insufficient evidence to recommend running shoes for preventing lower limb running injuries in adults.

23 Aug, 2022 | 13:00h | UTC

Running shoes for preventing lower limb running injuries in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Running shoes for preventing lower-limb running injuries in adults – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Surgical reconstruction is superior to rehabilitation for patients with non-acute anterior cruciate ligament injury with persistent symptoms of instability.

22 Aug, 2022 | 12:16h | UTC

Rehabilitation versus surgical reconstruction for non-acute anterior cruciate ligament injury (ACL SNNAP): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

 

Commentary on Twitter

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M-A | Incidence of neonatal developmental dysplasia of the hip and late detection rates based on screening strategy.

19 Aug, 2022 | 16:07h | UTC

Incidence of Neonatal Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip and Late Detection Rates Based on Screening Strategy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Universal Hip Screening in Babies Associated With Overtreatment — Late detection of hip dysplasia and need for surgery not helped by universal screening – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Efficacy and safety of unilateral biportal endoscopy versus other spine surgery.

16 Aug, 2022 | 13:06h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of unilateral biportal endoscopy versus other spine surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis – Frontiers in Surgery

 


RCT | Small trial suggests intraosseous morphine may decrease postoperative pain and pain medication use after total knee arthroplasty.

15 Aug, 2022 | 12:03h | UTC

Intraosseous Morphine Decreases Postoperative Pain and Pain Medication Use in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial – The Journal of Arthroplasty

News Release: A new way to control pain after knee replacement surgery – Houston Methodist

 


Trauma care in older people: charting a path from outlier to excellence.

11 Aug, 2022 | 12:16h | UTC

Trauma care in older people: charting a path from outlier to excellence – Age and Ageing

 


Retrospective cohort study | In patients with recurrent prosthetic joint infection after attempted surgical eradication, chronic antibiotic suppression may be a reasonable strategy in patients who lack or refuse further surgical treatment options.

10 Aug, 2022 | 12:17h | UTC

Predictors of Success with Chronic Antibiotic Suppression for Prosthetic Joint Infections – The Journal of Arthroplasty (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Chronic antibiotic suppression may successfully treat periprosthetic joint infections – Healio (free registration required)

 


Review | Chronic post-surgical pain – update on incidence, risk factors and preventive treatment options.

10 Aug, 2022 | 12:12h | UTC

Chronic post-surgical pain – update on incidence, risk factors and preventive treatment options – BJA Education

 


RCT | Efficacy and safety of intravenous acetaminophen (2 g/day) for reducing opioid consumption in Chinese adults after elective orthopedic surgery.

9 Aug, 2022 | 12:39h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of intravenous acetaminophen (2 g/day) for reducing opioid consumption in Chinese adults after elective orthopedic surgery: A multicenter randomized controlled trial – Frontiers in Pharmacology

 


RCT | Antiseptic skin agents to prevent surgical site infection after incisional surgery.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:54h | UTC

Antiseptic Skin Agents to Prevent Surgical Site Infection After Incisional Surgery: A Randomized, Three-armed Combined Non-inferiority and Superiority Clinical Trial (NEWSkin Prep Study) – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related:

Alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation or triclosan-coated sutures to reduce surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of high-quality randomised controlled trials – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Reducing surgical site infections in low-income and middle-income countries (FALCON): a pragmatic, multicentre, stratified, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

 


Systematic Review | Evaluating the diagnostic pathway for acute anterior cruciate ligament injuries in trauma centers.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:40h | UTC

Evaluating the diagnostic pathway for acute ACL injuries in trauma centres: a systematic review – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

 


Guideline (Part 2) | Treatment of decentered developmental dysplasia of the hip under the age of 1 year.

5 Aug, 2022 | 14:33h | UTC

Treatment of decentered developmental dysplasia of the hip under the age of 1 year: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline – Part 2 – Efort Open Reviews

See also: Treatment of centered developmental dysplasia of the hip under the age of 1 year: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline – Part 1 – Efort Open Reviews

 


RCT | Effect of graded sensorimotor retraining on pain intensity in patients with chronic low back pain.

3 Aug, 2022 | 14:08h | UTC

Effect of Graded Sensorimotor Retraining on Pain Intensity in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

News release: An effective new treatment for chronic back pain targets the nervous system – University of New South Wales

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Perioperative care bundles for the prevention of surgical-site infections.

2 Aug, 2022 | 12:30h | UTC

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

 


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