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JACC Focus Seminar: Advanced management of intermediate- and high-risk pulmonary embolism. Patients who deteriorate despite anticoagulation and those with high-risk PE should be considered for advanced therapies for pulmonary reperfusion, including systemic fibrinolysis, surgical embolectomy, and catheter-based therapies

9 Nov, 2020 | 01:20h | UTC

Advanced Management of Intermediate- and High-Risk Pulmonary Embolism: JACC Focus Seminar – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (free for a limited period)

Podcast: Advanced Management of Intermediate- and High-Risk Pulmonary Embolism: JACC Focus Seminar

 


Safe surgery: A cluster randomized trial showed that the implementation of control charts with feedback on indicators to surgical teams was associated with concomitant reductions in major adverse events in patients

9 Nov, 2020 | 01:23h | UTC

Effect of monitoring surgical outcomes using control charts to reduce major adverse events in patients: cluster randomised trial – The BMJ

 


Systematic Review: Little benefit from phlebotonics in patients with venous insufficiency

5 Nov, 2020 | 08:54h | UTC

Phlebotonics for venous insufficiency – Cochrane Library

 


Review: Management of common postoperative complications

4 Nov, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Management of Common Postoperative Complications – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Podcast: Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

23 Oct, 2020 | 08:58h | UTC

#238 DVT / PE Triple Distilled – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

 


Study: Negative D-dimer safely rules out DVT as a stand-alone test

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Negative D-dimer safely ruled out DVT as a stand-alone test – Blood Advances

Commentary: Standalone D-dimer test strategy may simplify diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis – American Society of Hematology

 


Systematic review: Not enough evidence to recommend vena caval filters for the prevention of pulmonary embolism

9 Oct, 2020 | 08:52h | UTC

Vena caval filters for the prevention of pulmonary embolism – Cochrane Library

Summary: Vena caval filters for the prevention of pulmonary embolism – Cochrane Library

 


Systematic review: Carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis

6 Oct, 2020 | 00:10h | UTC

Carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis – Cochrane Library

 


ASH 2020 guidelines for the management of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

4 Oct, 2020 | 23:12h | UTC

American Society of Hematology 2020 guidelines for management of venous thromboembolism: treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism – Blood Advancer

 


Link between fluoroquinolones, aorta problems may not be as strong as thought

10 Sep, 2020 | 09:31h | UTC

Link between fluoroquinolones, aorta problems may not be as strong as thought – CIDRAP

Original Studies: Association of Fluoroquinolones With the Risk of Aortic Aneurysm or Aortic Dissection – JAMA Internal Medicine AND Association of Infections and Use of Fluoroquinolones With the Risk of Aortic Aneurysm or Aortic Dissection

 


Guidelines for the management of intravascular catheters in the ICU

9 Sep, 2020 | 09:22h | UTC

Expert consensus-based clinical practice guidelines management of intravascular catheters in the intensive care unit – Annals of Intensive Care

 


Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

8 Sep, 2020 | 00:59h | UTC

Second International Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia – Annals of Internal Medicine

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Considerations for reduction of risk of perioperative stroke in adult patients undergoing cardiac and thoracic aortic operations

27 Aug, 2020 | 09:46h | UTC

Considerations for Reduction of Risk of Perioperative Stroke in Adult Patients Undergoing Cardiac and Thoracic Aortic Operations: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation

News Release: Steps outlined to reduce the risk of stroke during, after heart surgery – American Heart Association

Top Things to Know: Considerations for Reduction of Risk of Perioperative Stroke in Adult Patients Undergoing Cardiac and Thoracic Aortic Operations

Commentary: Teamwork Needed to Reduce Stroke and Its Consequences in Cardiac Surgery: AHA – TCTMD

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Drug-coated balloons for dysfunctional dialysis arteriovenous fistulas

20 Aug, 2020 | 09:13h | UTC

Drug-Coated Balloons for Dysfunctional Dialysis Arteriovenous Fistulas – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Meta-analysis: Diagnostic accuracy of symptoms, physical signs, and laboratory tests for giant cell arteritis

18 Aug, 2020 | 07:19h | UTC

Diagnostic Accuracy of Symptoms, Physical Signs, and Laboratory Tests for Giant Cell Arteritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Internal Medicine

Commentary: Study Identifies Factors That Could Help Diagnose Giant Cell Arteritis – NEJM Journal Watch

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Compression therapy to prevent recurrent cellulitis of the leg

14 Aug, 2020 | 01:08h | UTC

Compression Therapy to Prevent Recurrent Cellulitis of the Leg – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentaries: Benefit Seen With Compression Therapy to Prevent Recurrent Cellulitis – Physician’s Weekly AND NEJM: Compression Therapy Prevention of Recurrent Cellulitis Without Antibiotics – MedicalResearch.com

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Uterine-artery embolization or myomectomy for uterine fibroids

30 Jul, 2020 | 10:17h | UTC

Uterine-Artery Embolization or Myomectomy for Uterine Fibroids – New England Journal of Medicine


[Abstract Only] Meta-analysis: Radial artery graft vs. saphenous vein graft in long-term cardiovascular outcomes among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting

29 Jul, 2020 | 09:28h | UTC

Association of Radial Artery Graft vs Saphenous Vein Graft With Long-term Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA

Commentary: CABG: LONG-term outcomes using radial artery vs saphenous vein – MedicalResearch.com

 


Review: Perioperative cardiovascular risk assessment and management for noncardiac surgery

27 Jul, 2020 | 09:32h | UTC

Perioperative Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Management for Noncardiac Surgery: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

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Guideline: Diagnosing acute aortic syndrome

21 Jul, 2020 | 09:18h | UTC

Diagnosing acute aortic syndrome: a Canadian clinical practice guideline – Canadian Medical Association Journal

Commentary: New guideline can help clinicians identify hard-to-diagnose acute aortic syndrome – News Medical

 


Cohort Study: Prostatic Artery Embolization for the Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Due to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

4 Jun, 2020 | 04:49h | UTC

Prostatic Artery Embolization for the Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Due to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: 10 Years’ Experience – Radiology

 


Blood Vessel Attack Could Trigger Coronavirus’ Fatal ‘Second Phase’

3 Jun, 2020 | 03:56h | UTC

Blood vessel attack could trigger coronavirus’ fatal ‘second phase’ – Science

 


Randomized Trial: Graduated Compression Stockings in Elective Surgical Patients

18 May, 2020 | 01:41h | UTC

Graduated compression stockings as adjuvant to pharmaco-thromboprophylaxis in elective surgical patients (GAPS study): randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentaries: Graduated compression stockings on trial – The BMJ Opinion AND Compression stockings might not be needed to prevent blood clots after surgery – The British Medical Journal

 


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

 


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