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RCT | Simple aspiration versus drainage for complete pneumothorax

30 Jan, 2023 | 00:40h | UTC

Simple Aspiration Versus Drainage for Complete Pneumothorax: A Randomized Non-Inferiority Trial – Am J Respir Crit Care Med (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


M-A | Sensitivity and complications of thoracentesis and thoracoscopy for the diagnosis of malignant pleural effusions

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:11h | UTC

Sensitivity and complications of thoracentesis and thoracoscopy: a meta-analysis – European Respiratory Review

 


M-A | Post-operative outcomes of pre-thoracic surgery respiratory muscle training vs. aerobic exercise training

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:19h | UTC

Post-Operative Outcomes of Pre-Thoracic Surgery Respiratory Muscle Training Vs. Aerobic Exercise Training: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis – Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Cohort study | Endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta may be an alternative to resuscitative thoracotomy in traumatic hemorrhagic shock

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:18h | UTC

Zone 1 Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta vs Resuscitative Thoracotomy for Patient Resuscitation After Severe Hemorrhagic Shock – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related: Systematic review to evaluate algorithms for REBOA use in trauma and identify a consensus for patient selection – Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic review to evaluate algorithms for REBOA use in trauma and identify a consensus for patient selection

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:13h | UTC

Systematic review to evaluate algorithms for REBOA use in trauma and identify a consensus for patient selection – Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open

Related: Zone 1 Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta vs Resuscitative Thoracotomy for Patient Resuscitation After Severe Hemorrhagic Shock – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Review | Lung cancer screening: new evidence, updated guidance

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:08h | UTC

Lung cancer screening: New evidence, updated guidance – Journal of Family Practice

 


AHA Statement | Surgical management and mechanical circulatory support in high-risk pulmonary embolisms

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:40h | UTC

Surgical Management and Mechanical Circulatory Support in High-Risk Pulmonary Embolisms: Historical Context, Current Status, and Future Directions: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Journal of the American Heart Association

News Release: New statement suggests more patients may benefit from surgery for pulmonary embolism – American Heart Association

 

Commentary from one of the authors on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Guideline | Diagnosis and treatment of pleural effusion

20 Jan, 2023 | 14:55h | UTC

Diagnosis and Treatment of Pleural Effusion. Recommendations of the Spanish Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery. Update 2022 – Archivos de Bronconeumología

Related:

Update on Management of Pleural Disease – Current Pulmonology Reports

Pleural Effusion in Adults—Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

Evaluation of the patient with pleural effusion – Canadian Medical Association Journal

State-of-the-art: Radiological investigation of pleural disease – Respiratory Medicine

 


Review | Surgical site infection prevention

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:31h | UTC

Surgical Site Infection Prevention: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Author interview: Surgical Site Infection Prevention – JAMA

Related:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017 – JAMA Surgery 

Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection – World Health Organization 

Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence 

APSIC guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections – Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control

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

AAOS Guideline: Prevention of surgical site infections after major extremity trauma.

 


A deep learning model may predict future lung cancer risk from a single low-dose chest CT

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:00h | UTC

Sybil: A Validated Deep Learning Model to Predict Future Lung Cancer Risk From a Single Low-Dose Chest Computed Tomography – Journal of Clinical Oncology

News Release: Artificial intelligence tool developed to predict risk of lung cancer – Massachusetts General Hospital

Commentary: AI tool predicts lung cancer without radiologists or clinical histories – Health Imaging

 


Review | Management of thoracic trauma

15 Jan, 2023 | 19:44h | UTC

Management of thoracic trauma – Anaesthesia

 


Review | Voice restoration in mechanically ventilated intensive care unit patients with a tracheostomy

9 Jan, 2023 | 13:44h | UTC

Benefits and options for voice restoration in mechanically ventilated intensive care unit patients with a tracheostomy – Journal of the Intensive Care Society

 


Review | Role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and surgical embolectomy in acute pulmonary embolism.

12 Dec, 2022 | 12:21h | UTC

Role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and surgical embolectomy in acute pulmonary embolism – Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine

 


M-A | Comparison of various regional analgesia methods in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.

5 Dec, 2022 | 00:10h | UTC

Comparison of Various Regional Analgesia Methods for Postoperative Analgesic Effects in Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis – Pain Physician (PDF)

 


RCT | Transbronchial needle aspiration combined with cryobiopsy in the diagnosis of mediastinal diseases.

10 Nov, 2022 | 13:54h | UTC

Transbronchial needle aspiration combined with cryobiopsy in the diagnosis of mediastinal diseases: a multicentre, open-label, randomised trial – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Special Issue | Lung transplantation.

10 Nov, 2022 | 13:30h | UTC

Homepage

Indications for Lung Transplantation and Patient Selection

Recipient Management before Lung Transplantation

Allocation of Donor Lungs in Korea

Donor Selection, Management, and Procurement for Lung Transplantation

Donation after Circulatory Death in Lung Transplantation

Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion in Lung Transplantatio

A Review of Anesthesia for Lung Transplantation

Technical Aspects of Lung Transplantation: General Considerations

Technical Aspects of Lung Transplantation: Adverse Events and Circumstances

Technical Aspects of Lung Transplantation: Pediatric and Lobar Transplantation

Technical Aspects of Combined Heart-Lung Transplantation

Critical Care Management Following Lung Transplantation

Surgical Complications Affecting the Early and Late Survival Rates after Lung Transplantation

Medical Complications of Lung Transplantation

Lung Transplantation for Patients with COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

 


Cohort Study | Population-based estimates of 1-year mortality after major surgery among community-living older adults.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:23h | UTC

Population-Based Estimates of 1-Year Mortality After Major Surgery Among Community-Living Older US Adults – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

One in Seven Older Adults Die Within a Year After Surgery – Medscape (free registration required)

Surgery Holds Danger for Seniors. Who’s Most at Risk? – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guideline | Antibiotic prophylaxis for tube thoracostomy placement in trauma.

8 Nov, 2022 | 12:19h | UTC

Antibiotic prophylaxis for tube thoracostomy placement in trauma: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

 


NICE Guideline Update | Lung cancer: diagnosis and management.

2 Nov, 2022 | 14:28h | UTC

Lung cancer: diagnosis and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


RCT | Sugammadex vs. Neostigmine for neuromuscular block reversal in patients undergoing resection of lung cancer.

21 Oct, 2022 | 12:54h | UTC

Sugammadex Versus Neostigmine for Neuromuscular Block Reversal and Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Patients Undergoing Resection of Lung Cancer – Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia

Editorial: Influence of Sugammadex in Decreasing Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Thoracic Surgery, is There Evidence? – Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia

Related:

Systematic Review: Benefits and harms of sugammadex versus neostigmine in reversing induced paralysis

Reduction of Nonoperative Time Using the Induction Room, Parallel Processing, and Sugammadex: A Randomized Clinical Trial – Anesthesia & Analgesia

[News release – not published yet] Women not being routinely informed that a common anesthetic may lessen contraception effectiveness, doctors warn.

 


RCT | Analgesic efficacy of intravenous dexamethasone as an adjunct to paravertebral block in thoracoscopic surgery.

3 Oct, 2022 | 13:54h | UTC

Analgesic Efficacy of Intravenous Dexamethasone as an Adjunct to Ultrasound-Guided Paravertebral Block with Bupivacaine in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery – Journal of Pain Research

 


Cochrane Library | Preoperative exercise training for people with non‐small cell lung cancer.

3 Oct, 2022 | 13:44h | UTC

Preoperative exercise training for people with non‐small cell lung cancer – Cochrane Library

 


Current updates in acute traumatic aortic injury: radiologic diagnosis and management.

30 Sep, 2022 | 12:36h | UTC

Current updates in acute traumatic aortic injury: radiologic diagnosis and management – Clinical and Experimental Emergency Medicine

 


Review | Regional anesthesia and acute perioperative pain management in thoracic surgery.

30 Sep, 2022 | 12:32h | UTC

Regional anesthesia and acute perioperative pain management in thoracic surgery: a narrative review – Journal of Thoracic Disease

 


Viewpoint | Using behavioral economics to decrease operating room costs and promote better surgeon accountability.

29 Sep, 2022 | 13:28h | UTC

Using Behavioral Economics to Decrease Operating Room Costs and Promote Better Surgeon Accountability – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 


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