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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)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


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

 


Case Reports: Acute Limb Ischemia in Two Young Patients with COVID-19

7 May, 2020 | 09:15h | UTC

Acute limb ischaemia in two young, non-atherosclerotic patients with COVID-19 – The Lancet

 


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)

 


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)

 


Review: COVID-19 and Thrombotic or Thromboembolic Disease

20 Apr, 2020 | 00:18h | UTC

COVID-19 and Thrombotic or Thromboembolic Disease: Implications for Prevention, Antithrombotic Therapy, and Follow-up – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Commentary: JACC Paper Outlines Implications, Considerations For Thrombotic Disease Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic – American College of Cardiology

 


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

 


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

 


#ACC20 – [Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Rivaroxaban in Peripheral Artery Disease after Revascularization

30 Mar, 2020 | 01:05h | UTC

Rivaroxaban in Peripheral Artery Disease after Revascularization – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: VOYAGER-PAD: Rivaroxaban Associated With Reduced Adverse Limb, CV Events in PAD Patients – American College of Cardiology (free) AND VOYAGER PAD: Rivaroxaban Bests Aspirin Alone for Preventing Limb and CV Events – TCTMD (free)

Just Presented at the 2020 American College of Cardiology Virtual Meeting (free access)

 


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)

 


Infographic. Exercise for Intermittent Claudication

1 Mar, 2020 | 19:30h | UTC

Infographic. Exercise for intermittent claudication – British Journal of Sports Medicine (free)

Commentary: Walking may be best treatment for pain from clogged leg arteries – Reuters (free)

 


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