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Review: Evaluating the patient with a pulmonary nodule.

20 Jan, 2022 | 08:56h | UTC

Evaluating the Patient With a Pulmonary Nodule: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Evaluation and Management of Patients With Pulmonary Nodules

 


ASCO Guideline: Management of stage III non–small-cell lung cancer.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:12h | UTC

Management of Stage III Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer: ASCO Guideline – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 


RCT: Postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) did not increase disease-free survival compared with no PORT in patients with completely resected non-small-cell lung cancer and proven mediastinal N2 involvement.

8 Jan, 2022 | 22:38h | UTC

Postoperative radiotherapy versus no postoperative radiotherapy in patients with completely resected non-small-cell lung cancer and proven mediastinal N2 involvement (Lung ART): an open-label, randomised, phase 3 trial – The Lancet Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

Postoperative Radiotherapy for Patients With Completely Resected Stage IIIA NSCLC and N2 Involvement – The ASCO Post

Post-Operative Radiotherapy Not Tied to Better Disease-Free Survival in NSCLC – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


Guideline: Prevention, diagnosis, and management of post-surgical mediastinitis in adults.

17 Dec, 2021 | 08:41h | UTC

Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Post-Surgical Mediastinitis in Adults Consensus Guidelines of the Spanish Society of Cardiovascular Infections (SEICAV), the Spanish Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (SECTCV) and the Biomedical Research Centre Network for Respiratory Diseases (CIBERES) – Journal of Clinical Medicine

 


Modern day management of a unilateral pleural effusion.

9 Dec, 2021 | 09:58h | UTC

Modern day management of a unilateral pleural effusion – Clinical Medicine Journal

 


Malignant pleural mesothelioma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.

8 Dec, 2021 | 09:47h | UTC

Malignant pleural mesothelioma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up – Annals of Oncology

 


The risk of postoperative complications following major elective surgery in active or resolved COVID-19 in the United States – Major, elective surgery 0–4 weeks after Covid-19 is associated with greatly increased risk of postoperative complications; surgery performed 4–8 weeks after infection is still associated with an increased risk of pneumonia.

7 Dec, 2021 | 10:23h | UTC

The Risk of Postoperative Complications following Major Elective Surgery in Active or Resolved COVID-19 in the United States – Annals of Surgery

Related:

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

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

ASA Guidance: Preoperative testing for COVID-19 is essential, regardless of vaccination.

Position statement: Perioperative management of post-COVID-19 surgical patients.

Cohort study: Postoperative in-hospital mortality of patients with COVID-19 infection was more than double that in patients without COVID-19

 


RCT: Small caliber 14-Fr percutaneous catheters (pigtail) were as effective as 28- to 32-Fr chest tubes in their ability to drain traumatic hemothorax with no difference in complications.

30 Nov, 2021 | 10:11h | UTC

The small (14 Fr) percutaneous catheter (P-CAT) versus large (28–32 Fr) open chest tube for traumatic hemothorax: A multicenter randomized clinical trial – Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Screening for Lung Cancer: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report.

28 Nov, 2021 | 21:22h | UTC

Executive Summary: Screening for Lung Cancer: Chest Guideline and Expert Panel Report

Full Guideline: Screening for Lung Cancer: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report

News Release: CHEST releases expert guidelines for lung cancer screening – Elsevier

Related:

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

Meta-analysis: Lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography reduces lung cancer–specific mortality, albeit with a tradeoff of likely overdiagnosis

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review and algorithm: Dysphagia aortica.

16 Nov, 2021 | 08:19h | UTC

Dysphagia aortica – European Surgery

 


Pragmatic randomized trial found similar rates of surgical site infectious with 2% alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation compared with povidone–iodine, or with triclosan-coated sutures compared with non-coated sutures.

26 Oct, 2021 | 01:52h | UTC

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

Commentaries:

Prevention of surgical site infection in low-resource settings – The Lancet

Urgent changes needed to global guidelines designed to stop surgical infection – University of Birmingham

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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

 


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