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Review: Management of common postoperative complications

4 Nov, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Management of Common Postoperative Complications – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Randomized trial: Osimertinib in resected EGFR-Mutated non–small-cell lung cancer

29 Oct, 2020 | 09:04h | UTC

Osimertinib in Resected EGFR-Mutated Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Imaging features and differential diagnoses of non-neoplastic diffuse mediastinal diseases

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Imaging features and differential diagnoses of non-neoplastic diffuse mediastinal diseases – Insights into Imaging

 


[Abstract Only] Atezolizumab for first-line treatment of PD-L1–selected patients with non–small-cell lung cancer

1 Oct, 2020 | 08:53h | UTC

Atezolizumab for First-Line Treatment of PD-L1–Selected Patients with NSCLC – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentary: Atezolizumab Leads to Longer OS for Some Types of Advanced NSCLC, Study Says – AJMC

 


[ESMO2020 press release – Not published yet] Randomized trial: No benefit for post-operative radiotherapy in non-small-cell lung cancer

22 Sep, 2020 | 09:23h | UTC

No benefit for post-operative radiotherapy in non-small-cell lung cancer – European Society of Medical Oncology

Commentary: Phase 3 Trial Results Do Not Support PORT in Resected Stage IIIAN2 NSCLC – Targeted Oncology

 


COVID-19 and pneumothorax: A multicenter retrospective case series

11 Sep, 2020 | 01:39h | UTC

COVID-19 and Pneumothorax: A Multicentre Retrospective Case Series – European Respiratory Journal

Commentary: Another possible COVID complication: ‘Punctured lung’ – CIDRAP

 


Malignant pleural effusions: New evidence on management

4 Sep, 2020 | 02:03h | UTC

Malignant pleural effusions (MPE): new evidence on management – Evidently Cochrane

Original Review: Interventions for the management of malignant pleural effusions: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

 


Systematic review: International guidelines and recommendations for surgery during Covid-19 pandemic

17 Jul, 2020 | 08:34h | UTC

International guidelines and recommendations for surgery during Covid-19 pandemic: A Systematic Review – International Journal of Surgery

 


New USPSTF Draft Statement Now Recommends Lung Cancer Screening Beginning at Age 50 Among People at High Risk

8 Jul, 2020 | 00:56h | UTC

Draft Recommendation Statement: Lung Cancer Screening – U.S Preventive Services Task Force

Commentaries: Proposed changes to lung cancer screening guidance could increase scans among Black patients, women – STAT

 


Randomized Trial: Ambulatory Management of Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

6 Jul, 2020 | 08:29h | UTC

Ambulatory management of primary spontaneous pneumothorax: an open-label, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

 


Covid-19 Patient Gets Double Lung Transplant, Offering Hope for Others

12 Jun, 2020 | 09:14h | UTC

Covid-19 Patient Gets Double Lung Transplant, Offering Hope for Others – The New York Times

See also: After COVID-19 Left Her Lungs ‘Full of Holes,’ First U.S. Coronavirus Patient Receives Double Lung Transplant – TIME

 


Chest Trauma: Current Recommendations for Rib Fractures, Pneumothorax, and Other Injuries

26 May, 2020 | 09:18h | UTC

Chest Trauma: Current Recommendations for Rib Fractures, Pneumothorax, and Other Injuries – Current Anesthesiology Reports

 


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

 


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)

 


Meta-Analysis: Interventions for the Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions

23 Apr, 2020 | 09:22h | UTC

Interventions for the management of malignant pleural effusions: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

 


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

 


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)

 


Podcast: Pulmonary Nodules and Lung Cancer Screening

3 Mar, 2020 | 07:34h | UTC

#197 Pulmonary Nodules and Lung Cancer Screening with Denitza Blagev MD – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast (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)

 


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)

 


Meta-Analysis: ALK Inhibitors for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

21 Feb, 2020 | 10:33h | UTC

ALK inhibitors for non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review and network meta-analysis – PLOS One (free)

 


Current and Future Applications of Liquid Biopsy in Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer from Early to Advanced Stages

18 Feb, 2020 | 08:02h | UTC

Current and future applications of liquid biopsy in nonsmall cell lung cancer from early to advanced stages – European Respiratory Review (free)

 


Guideline: Enhanced Recovery After Lung Surgery

4 Feb, 2020 | 08:00h | UTC

Clinical guidelines on perioperative management strategies for enhanced recovery after lung surgery – Translational Lung Cancer Research (free)

Related: Guidelines for enhanced recovery after lung surgery: recommendations of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) – European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (free) AND Enhanced recovery programs in lung cancer surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – Cancer Management and Research (free)

See also other Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Guidelines (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Reduced Lung-Cancer Mortality with Volume CT Screening in a Randomized Trial

30 Jan, 2020 | 07:47h | UTC

Reduced Lung-Cancer Mortality with Volume CT Screening in a Randomized Trial – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Findings from NELSON trial affirm benefits of CT lung screening – AuntMinnie.com (free)

 


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