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Serious injury risk higher for horse riding than for football, motor racing, or skiing – “Chest most common site of injury, but head and neck injuries most lethal”.

17 Oct, 2021 | 21:08h | UTC

News release: Serious injury risk higher for horse riding than for football, motor racing, or skiing – BMJ

Original study: Hearing hoofbeats? Think head and neck trauma: a 10-year NTDB analysis of equestrian-related trauma in the USA – Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open

Commentary: Horse Riding More Dangerous Than Skiis And Motorcycles, Injury Data Reveal – Science Alert

 


Position statement on percutaneous ablation of non-small cell lung cancer and metastatic disease to the lungs.

8 Oct, 2021 | 10:12h | UTC

Society of Interventional Radiology Multidisciplinary Position Statement on Percutaneous Ablation of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer and Metastatic Disease to the Lungs – Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Commentary: Society of Interventional Radiology issues guidance for minimally invasive lung cancer treatments – Health Imaging

 


A new surgical robot is smaller, nimbler, and cheaper, its maker claims. But will it be better for patients?

3 Oct, 2021 | 22:26h | UTC

A new surgical robot is smaller, nimbler, and cheaper, its maker claims. But will it be better for patients? – STAT

 


Guidelines Summary: Management of Indwelling Pleural Catheters.

22 Sep, 2021 | 10:00h | UTC

Key Highlights From the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology Evidence-Informed Guidelines and Expert Panel Report for the Management of Indwelling Pleural Catheters – CHEST

 


ESMO Guideline: Early and locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer

14 Sep, 2021 | 08:42h | UTC

Early and locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: an update of the ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines focusing on diagnosis, staging, systemic and local therapy – Annals of Oncology

 


How I Do It: Considering lung transplantation for patients with COVID-19.

24 Aug, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

How I Do It: Considering lung transplantation for patients with COVID-19 – CHEST

 

Related:

Early outcomes after lung transplantation for severe COVID-19: a series of the first consecutive cases from four countries

Report: Lung transplantation for 3 patients with severe COVID-19

 


Surgery for lung cancer: postoperative changes and complications—what the Radiologist needs to know.

19 Aug, 2021 | 08:36h | UTC

Surgery for lung cancer: postoperative changes and complications—what the Radiologist needs to know – Insights into Imaging

 


Global, regional, and national burden of respiratory tract cancers and associated risk factors from 1990 to 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study.

18 Aug, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Global, regional, and national burden of respiratory tract cancers and associated risk factors from 1990 to 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Review: Lung transplantation for interstitial lung disease.

5 Aug, 2021 | 08:32h | UTC

Lung transplantation for interstitial lung disease – European Respiratory Review

 


Spontaneous pneumomediastinum in patients diagnosed with covid-19: a case series with review of literature.

4 Aug, 2021 | 09:13h | UTC

Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19: a Case Series with Review of Literature – Academic Radiology

 


Cohort study: Postdiagnosis smoking cessation linked to reduced risk for lung cancer progression and mortality.

29 Jul, 2021 | 11:12h | UTC

Postdiagnosis Smoking Cessation and Reduced Risk for Lung Cancer Progression and Mortality: A Prospective Cohort Study – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Never too late: Cancer centers push patients to quit smoking – STAT

Summary for Patients: Postdiagnosis Smoking Cessation and Reduced Risk for Lung Cancer Progression and Death

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: Safety of thoracentesis and tube thoracostomy in patients with uncorrected coagulopathy.

11 Jun, 2021 | 08:15h | UTC

Safety of Thoracentesis and Tube Thoracostomy in Patients With Uncorrected Coagulopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – CHEST

Commentary: Is Thoracentesis Safe in Coagulopathic Patients? – JournalFeed

 


Opportunities and Challenges for the Next Phase of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

22 Apr, 2021 | 08:28h | UTC

Opportunities and Challenges for the Next Phase of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Review – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

See also: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 


Japanese doctors perform world’s first living donor lung transplant to a Covid-19 patient

12 Apr, 2021 | 01:12h | UTC

Japanese doctors perform world’s first living donor lung transplant to a Covid-19 patient – CNN

 


Guide to Enhanced Recovery for Cancer Patients Undergoing Surgery

6 Apr, 2021 | 01:01h | UTC

Guide to Enhanced Recovery for Cancer Patients Undergoing Surgery – Annals of Surgical Oncology

See also: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 


Early outcomes after lung transplantation for severe COVID-19: a series of the first consecutive cases from four countries

5 Apr, 2021 | 01:49h | UTC

Early outcomes after lung transplantation for severe COVID-19: a series of the first consecutive cases from four countries – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

Commentary: Criteria for selecting COVID-19 patients for lung lung transplantation – Medical University of Vienna

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guideline: SARS‐CoV‐2 infection, COVID‐19 and timing of elective surgery

23 Mar, 2021 | 02:33h | UTC

SARS‐CoV‐2 infection, COVID‐19 and timing of elective surgery – Anaesthesia

Related: Study from 116 countries suggests surgery should be delayed for at least seven weeks following a COVID-19 diagnosis to reduce mortality risk – Anaesthesia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Perspective | New lung cancer screening guideline comes with many caveats

14 Mar, 2021 | 20:23h | UTC

New lung cancer screening guideline comes with many caveats – Lown Institute

Original Guideline: USPSTF Statement: begin screening for lung cancer at age 50 years instead of 55 years for patients at risk (article and commentaries)

 


M-A: Early tracheostomy may lower the rates of ventilator-associated pneumonia and ventilator duration in critically ill patients

12 Mar, 2021 | 08:09h | UTC

Association of Early vs Late Tracheostomy Placement With Pneumonia and Ventilator Days in Critically Ill Patients: A Meta-analysis – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Author interview: Early vs Late Tracheotomy for Pneumonia and Ventilator Days

 

 


USPSTF Statement: begin screening for lung cancer at age 50 years instead of 55 years for patients at risk

10 Mar, 2021 | 08:28h | UTC

Recommendation Statement: Screening for Lung Cancer – US Preventive Services Task Force

Editorials: Broadened Eligibility for Lung Cancer Screening: Challenges and Uncertainty for Implementation and Equity – JAMA AND Expanded Access to Lung Cancer Screening—Implementing Wisely to Optimize Health – JAMA Network Open AND New USPSTF Guidelines for Lung Cancer Screening: Better but Not Enough – JAMA Surgery AND The 2021 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation on Lung Cancer Screening: The More Things Stay the Same… – JAMA Oncology

 


Study from 116 countries suggests surgery should be delayed for at least seven weeks following a COVID-19 diagnosis to reduce mortality risk

11 Mar, 2021 | 08:35h | UTC

Study from 116 countries suggests surgery should be delayed for at least seven weeks following a COVID-19 diagnosis to reduce mortality risk – Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

Original study: Timing of surgery following SARS‐CoV‐2 infection: an international prospective cohort study – Anaesthesia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Lung transplants after Covid-19 raise difficult issues

5 Mar, 2021 | 08:36h | UTC

Lung transplants after Covid-19 raise difficult issues – STAT

 


Lung and thymic carcinoids: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

25 Jan, 2021 | 01:11h | UTC

Lung and thymic carcinoids: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up – Annals of Oncology

 


Postdischarge virtual visits for low-risk surgeries: A randomized noninferiority clinical trial

17 Jan, 2021 | 21:57h | UTC

Postdischarge Virtual Visits for Low-risk Surgeries: A Randomized Noninferiority Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Surgical Centers Warm Up to Video Chats, Texts for Patient Follow-Up – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


Systematic review: Immunotherapy vs. chemotherapy for people with advanced non-small cell lung cancer who have not been previously treated

14 Jan, 2021 | 01:30h | UTC

Single or combined immune checkpoint inhibitors compared to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy with or without bevacizumab for people with advanced non-small cell lung cancer – Cochrane Library

Summary: Immunotherapy versus chemotherapy for people with advanced non-small cell lung cancer who have not been not previously been treated – Cochrane Library

 

 


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