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Cohort Study: Clinical Characteristics, Etiology, and Initial Management Strategy of Newly Diagnosed Periprosthetic Joint Infection

1 Jun, 2020 | 03:29h | UTC

Clinical Characteristics, Etiology, and Initial Management Strategy of Newly Diagnosed Periprosthetic Joint Infection: A Multicenter, Prospective Observational Cohort Study of 783 Patients – Open Forum Infectious Diseases

 


Resuming Elective Orthopedic Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

19 May, 2020 | 04:15h | UTC

Resuming Elective Orthopaedic Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidelines Developed by the International Consensus Group (ICM) – Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery

 


Randomized Trial: Graduated Compression Stockings in Elective Surgical Patients

18 May, 2020 | 01:41h | UTC

Graduated compression stockings as adjuvant to pharmaco-thromboprophylaxis in elective surgical patients (GAPS study): randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentaries: Graduated compression stockings on trial – The BMJ Opinion AND Compression stockings might not be needed to prevent blood clots after surgery – The British Medical Journal

 


Consensus Document: Surgery During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

15 May, 2020 | 03:34h | UTC

Surgery during the COVID‐19 pandemic: operating room suggestions from an international Delphi process – British Journal of Surgery

 


Systematic Review: Interventions for Preventing Venous Thromboembolism in Adults Undergoing Knee Arthroscopy

15 May, 2020 | 03:19h | UTC

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

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

 


Global, Regional and National Burden of Osteoarthritis 1990-2017

14 May, 2020 | 02:27h | UTC

Global, regional and national burden of osteoarthritis 1990-2017: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

Commentary: The number of people with osteoarthritis worldwide is on the rise – News Medical

 


Randomized Trial: Surgery vs. Functional Bracing in Patients with Closed Displaced Humeral Shaft Fractures

13 May, 2020 | 01:47h | UTC

Effect of Surgery vs Functional Bracing on Functional Outcome Among Patients With Closed Displaced Humeral Shaft Fractures: The FISH Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: JAMA, the cozy new home for our FISH – Ficebo AND A Finnish study adds to knowledge about treating fractures of the humeral shaft – University of Helsinki

 

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Consensus Document: Restarting Planned Surgery in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 May, 2020 | 22:43h | UTC

Restarting planned surgery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: A strategy document from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Association of Anaesthetists, Intensive Care Society and Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

Related: New Scoring System to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations (report and commentary)

 


Preoperative Evaluation Before Noncardiac Surgery

23 Apr, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

Preoperative Evaluation Before Noncardiac Surgery – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Related Review: Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment (review and guidelines)

 


New Scoring System to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations

15 Apr, 2020 | 03:40h | UTC

Medically-Necessary, Time-Sensitive Procedures: A Scoring System to Ethically and Efficiently Manage Resource Scarcity and Provider Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Journal of the American College of Surgeons

News Release: Scoring system empowers surgery departments to prioritize medically necessary operations – American College of Surgeons

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Physical Therapy versus Glucocorticoid Injection for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

9 Apr, 2020 | 03:13h | UTC

Physical Therapy versus Glucocorticoid Injection for Osteoarthritis of the Knee – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Visual Abstract: Physical Therapy vs. Glucocorticoid Injection for Knee Osteoarthritis – New England Journal of Medicine

 


#ACC20 – [Abstract only] Randomized Trial: Rivaroxaban or Enoxaparin in Nonmajor Orthopedic Surgery

30 Mar, 2020 | 01:20h | UTC

Rivaroxaban or Enoxaparin in Nonmajor Orthopedic Surgery – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: PRONOMOS: Rivaroxaban Better Than Enoxaparin in Preventing VTE After Nonmajor Orthopedic Surgery – American College of Cardiology (free) AND PROphylaxis in NON-Major Orthopedic Surgery – PRONOMOS – American College of Cardiology (free)

Just Presented at the 2020 American College of Cardiology Virtual Meeting (free access)

 


Global, Regional, and National Burden of Neck Pain in the General Population

27 Mar, 2020 | 03:43h | UTC

Global, regional, and national burden of neck pain in the general population, 1990-2017: systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The BMJ (free)

 


Cohort Study: Association Between Surgical Approach and Major Surgical Complications in Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty

24 Mar, 2020 | 11:09h | UTC

Association Between Surgical Approach and Major Surgical Complications in Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Controversies in Hip Arthroplasty: Using Registries to Answer Difficult Questions (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Complication Rates Vary Between Hip Surgery Approaches – MedicalResearch.com (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Surgery vs. Conservative Care for Persistent Sciatica Lasting 4 to 12 Months

19 Mar, 2020 | 11:03h | UTC

Surgery versus Conservative Care for Persistent Sciatica Lasting 4 to 12 Months – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: What Works Best to Ease the Pain of Sciatica? – HealthDay News (free)

 


Study: Low Back and Neck Pain Tops U.S. Health Spending

4 Mar, 2020 | 08:32h | UTC

Low back and neck pain tops U.S. health spending – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (free)

Original Study: US Health Care Spending by Payer and Health Condition, 1996-2016 – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

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Study: People Leave Hospital After Surgery Sooner if Hospitals Follow ‘Enhanced Recovery Protocols’

3 Mar, 2020 | 07:55h | UTC

People leave hospital after surgery sooner if hospitals follow ‘enhanced recovery protocols’ – NIHR Signal (free)

Original Study: Multicomponent hospital-led interventions to reduce hospital stay for older adults following elective surgery: a systematic review – Health Services and Delivery Research (free)

 


Review: Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment

26 Feb, 2020 | 07:03h | UTC

Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)

Related guidelines: Preoperative evaluation of adult patients before elective, noncardiothoracic surgery – Der Anaesthesist (free) AND 2014 ACC/AHA Guideline on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Management of Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery (free) AND 2014 ESC/ESA Guidelines on non-cardiac surgery: cardiovascular assessment and management (free) AND Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery – NICE Guideline (free) AND Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiac Risk Assessment and Management for Patients Who Undergo Noncardiac Surgery (free) AND 3rd Guideline for Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Study: Diagnostic Capability of Contrast-enhanced Pelvic Girdle Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Polymyalgia Rheumatica

25 Feb, 2020 | 05:54h | UTC

Diagnostic capability of contrast-enhanced pelvic girdle magnetic resonance imaging in polymyalgia rheumatica – Rheumatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Clinical Update – Preventing Surgical Site Infections: Looking Beyond the Current Guidelines

23 Feb, 2020 | 22:21h | UTC

Preventing Surgical Site Infections: Looking Beyond the Current Guidelines – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related Guidelines: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017 – JAMA Surgery (free) AND Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection – World Health Organization (free) AND Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free) AND APSIC guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections – Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control (free) AND Intraoperative surgical site infection control and prevention: a position paper and future addendum to WSES intra-abdominal infections guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Observational Study: Use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocols Linked to Reduced Postoperative Complications in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

23 Feb, 2020 | 21:20h | UTC

Association Between Use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol and Postoperative Complications in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty in the Postoperative Outcomes Within Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol in Elective Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Study (POWER2) – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Following ERAS Protocol Associated With Better Outcomes After Hip, Knee Surgery – Reuters / Medscape (free registration required)

Related: Consensus statement for perioperative care in total hip replacement and total knee replacement surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society recommendations – Acta Orthopaedica (free) AND Complete List of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines (free articles)

 

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Review: Hip Pain in Children

21 Feb, 2020 | 08:32h | UTC

Hip Pain in Children – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international (free)

 


Consensus Statement: Management of Traumatic Meniscus Tears

16 Feb, 2020 | 21:10h | UTC

Management of traumatic meniscus tears: the 2019 ESSKA meniscus consensus – Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Accelerated Surgery (median time = 6 hours) Does Not Improve Outcomes vs. Standard Care (median time = 24 hours) in Hip Fracture

14 Feb, 2020 | 02:10h | UTC

Accelerated surgery versus standard care in hip fracture (HIP ATTACK): an international, randomised, controlled trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Hip fracture: accelerated surgery fails to cut mortality or major complications in HIP ATTACK trial – Univadis (free registration required)

 


Randomized Trial: Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Does Not Reduce Deep Surgical Site Infections After Surgery for Lower Limb Fractures Associated with Major Trauma

13 Feb, 2020 | 08:02h | UTC

Effect of Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy vs Standard Wound Dressing on Deep Surgical Site Infection After Surgery for Lower Limb Fractures Associated With Major Trauma: The WHIST Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Following Surgical Repair of Lower Extremity Fractures (free)

Commentary: Expensive new wound treatment method no more effective than cheap standard dressings – University of Warwick (free)

 


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