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Canadian Guideline: Acetylsalicylic Acid for Prevention of Vascular Events

11 May, 2020 | 00:05h | UTC

Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations, seventh edition: acetylsalicylic acid for prevention of vascular events – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


Systematic Review: Pharmacological treatment for Buerger’s disease

10 May, 2020 | 23:58h | UTC

Pharmacological treatment for Buerger’s disease – Cochrane Library

Summary: Pharmacological treatment (drugs) for Buerger’s disease

 


NICE Guideline: Venous Thromboembolic Diseases

30 Mar, 2020 | 02:27h | UTC

Venous thromboembolic diseases: diagnosis, management and thrombophilia testing – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


KDOQI Clinical Practice Guideline for Vascular Access

18 Mar, 2020 | 09:56h | UTC

KDOQI Clinical Practice Guideline for Vascular Access: 2019 Update – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free)

 


NICE Guideline: Antimicrobial Prescribing for Leg Ulcer Infection

12 Feb, 2020 | 07:35h | UTC

Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

Related: NICE Antimicrobial prescribing guidelines (resource covering many common conditions) AND NICE Summary of antimicrobial prescribing guidance – managing common infections (free PDF)

 

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Current Management Strategies for Visceral Artery Aneurysms

26 Jan, 2020 | 22:35h | UTC

Current management strategies for visceral artery aneurysms: an overview – Surgery Today (free)

 


Position Statement on Endovascular Intervention for Trauma

19 Jan, 2020 | 20:57h | UTC

Society of Interventional Radiology Position Statement on Endovascular Intervention for Trauma – Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (free)

 


Thu December 12 – 10 Stories of The Day!

12 Dec, 2019 | 08:41h | UTC

 

1 – Practice Guidelines for Central Venous Access 2020: An Updated Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Central Venous Access – Anesthesiology (free)

 

2 – Duodeno-pancreatic and extrahepatic biliary tree trauma: WSES-AAST guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

 

3 – European Guidelines for the treatment of HIV-positive adults – European AIDS Clinical Society (free PDF)

Source: HIV Infection Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019): European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) – Medscape (free summary – registration required)

 

4 – Comorbidities in Persons With HIV: The Lingering Challenge – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Comorbidities in Persons With HIV (free)

Commentary: Efforts to end the HIV epidemic must not ignore people already living with HIV – NIH News Releases (free)

 

5 – Early High-Dose Vitamin D3 for Critically Ill, Vitamin D–Deficient Patients – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

Commentary: High doses of vitamin D for critically ill patients yield minimal benefit – CU Anschutz Medical Campus (free)

 

6 – Irbesartan in Marfan syndrome (AIMS): a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised trial – The Lancet (free)

Invited Commentary: Angiotensin-II receptor blockade in Marfan syndrome – The Lancet (free)

 

7 – Predatory journals: no definition, no defence – Nature (free)

Related: Many Academics Eager to Publish in Worthless Journals – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Predatory Journals Are Such a Big Problem It’s Not Even Funny – HIV and ID Observations (free)

“Leading scholars and publishers from ten countries have agreed a definition of predatory publishing that can protect scholarship. It took 12 hours of discussion, 18 questions and 3 rounds to reach.”

 

8 – Effectiveness of management strategies for uninvestigated dyspepsia: systematic review and network meta-analysis – The BMJ (free)

Commentary: Managing Dyspepsia with “Test and Treat” Ranked Best Strategy – NEJM Journal Watch (free)

 

9 – Prioritising action on alcohol for health and development – The BMJ (free)

See Complete Collection: Solutions for Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases – WHO / The BMJ (free)

Related: WHO Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health 2018 (free report and commentaries) AND Alcohol Use and Burden for 195 Countries and Territories – The Lancet (free study and commentaries)

 

10 – Antibiotic prescribing without documented indication in ambulatory care clinics: national cross sectional study – The BMJ (free)

Editorial: Coding infections in primary care (free)

Commentaries: Up to two-fifths of antibiotic prescriptions in the US could be inappropriate – University of Bristol (free) AND Up to 43% of Antibiotic Prescriptions in the U.S. Are Unnecessary or Improperly Written, Analysis Finds – TIME (free) AND Over 40% of Antibiotic Prescriptions Potentially Inappropriate – NEJM Journal Watch (free)

 


ASA Practice Guidelines for Central Venous Access 2020

12 Dec, 2019 | 08:31h | UTC

Practice Guidelines for Central Venous Access 2020: An Updated Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Central Venous Access – Anesthesiology (free)

 


USPSTF Recommendation Statement: Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

11 Dec, 2019 | 08:29h | UTC

Recommendation Statement: Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm – US Preventive Services Task Force (free)

Evidence Report: Primary Care Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm – JAMA (free)

JAMA Editorials: Updated Guidelines on Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (free) AND Updated US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm—Are We Really Up To Date? (free) AND Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm—A Call to Arms? (free)

Author Interview: USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (free audio)

 


Consensus Document: Follow-up of Patients after Revascularization for Peripheral Arterial Diseases

5 Nov, 2019 | 10:20h | UTC

Follow-up of patients after revascularisation for peripheral arterial diseases: a consensus document from the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Aorta and Peripheral Vascular Diseases and the European Society for Vascular Surgery – European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (free)

 


Supplement: Vascular Imaging

16 Oct, 2019 | 08:42h | UTC

Supplement: Vascular Imaging – Cardiovascular Diagnosis & Therapy (free articles)

– Ultrasound imaging of the arterial system

– Vascular computed tomography angiography technique and indications

– Vascular magnetic resonance angiography techniques

– Pulmonary arteries: imaging of pulmonary embolism and beyond

– Non-aortic vascular findings on chest CT angiogram: including arch vessels and bronchial arteries

– Mesenteric ischemia: what the radiologist needs to know

– The role of imaging in gastrointestinal bleed

– Pre-hepatic and pre-pancreatic transplant donor evaluation

– Vascular imaging in renal donors

– Preoperative cross-sectional mapping for deep inferior epigastric and profunda artery perforator flaps

– Role of imaging in the diagnosis of vascular malformations vascular malformations

– CT and MR imaging of the upper extremity vasculature: pearls, pitfalls, and challenges

– Lower extremity arteries

 


Meta-Analysis: Carotid Artery Stenting vs. Carotid Endarterectomy

3 Oct, 2019 | 01:12h | UTC

Editor’s Choice – Overview of Primary and Secondary Analyses From 20 Randomised Controlled Trials Comparing Carotid Artery Stenting With Carotid Endarterectomy – European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery (free)

 


Recommendations for Invasive Procedures in Patients with Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Tract

12 Sep, 2019 | 07:58h | UTC

Recommendations for invasive procedures in patients with diseases of the liver and biliary tract: report of a joint meeting of the Brazilian Society of Hepatology (SBH), Brazilian Society of Digestive Endoscopy (SOBED) and Brazilian Society of Interventional Radiology and Endovascular Surgery (SOBRICE) – Arquivos de Gastroenterologia (free PDF)

 


Meta-Analysis: Comparative Efficacy of Various Antimicrobial Lock Solutions for Preventing Catheter-related Bloodstream Infections

27 Aug, 2019 | 00:11h | UTC

Comparative efficacy of various antimicrobial lock solutions for preventing catheter-related bloodstream infections: a network meta-analysis of 9099 patients from 52 randomized controlled trials – International Journal of Infectious Diseases (free)

 


Optimal Management of Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis

25 Aug, 2019 | 13:35h | UTC

Optimal management of diabetic foot osteomyelitis: challenges and solutions – Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy (free)

Related: 2012 Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections (free) AND Osteomyelitis in diabetic foot: A comprehensive overview – World Journal of Diabetes (free) AND Osteomyelitis in the diabetic foot – Diabetic Foot and Ankle (free) AND Diabetic foot – The BMJ (free) AND Diagnosis and Management of Diabetic Foot Complications – American Diabetes Association (free)

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Perfusion Assessment in Critical Limb Ischemia

13 Aug, 2019 | 07:52h | UTC

Perfusion Assessment in Critical Limb Ischemia: Principles for Understanding and the Development of Evidence and Evaluation of Devices: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation (free)

News Release: Evaluating blood flow is key to early diagnosis and treatment for people with critical limb ischemia – American Heart Association (free)

Commentary: AHA Outlines Diagnosis, Treatment Options for Underrecognized Critical Limb Ischemia – TCTMD (free)

 


Consensus: Refining Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Venous Disease

24 Jul, 2019 | 01:57h | UTC

Refining diagnosis and management of chronic venous disease: Outcomes of a modified Delphi consensus process – European Journal of Internal Medicine (free)

Related Guidelines: Management of Chronic Venous Disease: Clinical Practice Guidelines of the European Society for Vascular Surgery (free) AND The care of patients with varicose veins and associated chronic venous diseases: Clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American Venous Forum (free)

 


Guideline on Peri- and Postoperative Care of Arteriovenous Fistulas and Grafts for Hemodialysis in Adults

23 Jul, 2019 | 01:58h | UTC

Clinical practice guideline on peri- and postoperative care of arteriovenous fistulas and grafts for haemodialysis in adults – Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (free)

 


Guidelines for the Periprocedural Management of Thrombotic and Bleeding Risk in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Image-Guided Interventions

30 Jun, 2019 | 17:15h | UTC

Society of Interventional Radiology Consensus Guidelines for the Periprocedural Management of Thrombotic and Bleeding Risk in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Image-Guided Interventions—Part I: Review of Anticoagulation Agents and Clinical Considerations – Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (free)

Part II: Recommendations (free)

 


USPSTF Draft Statement: Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurism

19 Jun, 2019 | 08:26h | UTC

Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurism – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (free)

Commentary: USPSTF Reaffirms Recommendations on AAA Screening in Draft Statement – NEJM Journal Watch (free)

 


Global Vascular Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Limb-threatening Ischemia

6 Jun, 2019 | 06:34h | UTC

Global vascular guidelines on the management of chronic limb-threatening ischemia – Journal of Vascular Surgery (free)

Editorial: Global Vascular Guidelines for patients with critical limb-threatening ischemia (free)

 


Systematic Review: Vascular Trauma of the Hand

4 May, 2019 | 17:16h | UTC

Vascular trauma of the hand: a systematic review – Vasa (free)

 


Review: Ultrasound-guided Vascular Access in Critical Illness

15 Apr, 2019 | 00:37h | UTC

Ultrasound-guided vascular access in critical illness – Intensive Care Medicine (free PDF)

 


Meta-analysis: Extended Anticoagulation for the Secondary Prevention of Venous Thromboembolic Events

3 Apr, 2019 | 00:53h | UTC

Extended anticoagulation for the secondary prevention of venous thromboembolic events: An updated network meta-analysis – PLOS One (free)