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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

 

 


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

16 Dec, 2020 | 10:08h | UTC

Cancer-Specific Mortality, All-Cause Mortality, and Overdiagnosis in Lung Cancer Screening Trials: A Meta-Analysis – Annals of Family Medicine

 


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

16 Dec, 2020 | 09:34h | UTC

Lung transplantation for patients with severe COVID-19 – Science Translational Medicine

Commentaries: COVID-19 can damage lungs so badly that ‘only hope’ is transplant – MedicalXpress

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Perioperative venous thromboembolism prophylaxis

3 Dec, 2020 | 08:28h | UTC

Perioperative Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


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)

 


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