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Systematic Reviews | Vascular complications in children following button battery ingestions.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:12h | UTC

Vascular Complications in Children Following Button Battery Ingestions: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics

Related:

Pediatric Battery-Related Emergency Department Visits in the United States: 2010–2019 – Pediatrics

Position Paper: Diagnosis, management, and prevention of button battery ingestion in childhood.

Airway Complications Resulting From Pediatric Esophageal Button Battery Impaction: A Systematic Review – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Research: Honey May Reduce Injury and Improve Outcomes After Accidental Button Battery Ingestion

 


Traumatic cardiac arrest: scoping review of utilization of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta.

15 Sep, 2022 | 12:57h | UTC

Traumatic Cardiac Arrest: Scoping Review of Utilization of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta – Frontiers in Medicine

 


Opinion | Tranexamic acid for safer surgery: the time is now.

7 Sep, 2022 | 12:37h | UTC

Tranexamic acid for safer surgery: the time is now – British Journal of Surgery

Related:

#ACC22 – RCT: Tranexamic acid reduces the risk of bleeding in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.

Update on applications and limitations of perioperative tranexamic acid.

RCT | Effect of high- vs. low-dose tranexamic acid infusion on need for red blood cell transfusion and adverse events in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.

Safety of tranexamic acid in hip and knee arthroplasty in high-risk patients – this large observational study did not show an increased risk for venous thromboembolism, myocardial infarction, seizures, ischemic strokes, or transient ischemic attacks, irrespective of patient high-risk status at baseline

M-A: Intravenous tranexamic acid in surgical patients is not associated with increased risk of thromboembolic events and mortality

 


Systematic Review | Duplex ultrasound for diagnosing symptomatic carotid stenosis in the extracranial segments.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:36h | UTC

Duplex ultrasound for diagnosing symptomatic carotid stenosis in the extracranial segments – Cochrane Library

Summary: How accurate is duplex ultrasound (DUS) imaging for diagnosing carotid artery stenosis in symptomatic patients? – Cochrane Library

 


#ESCCongress – Meta-analysis of randomized trials | Angiotensin receptor blockers and Beta-blockers in Marfan syndrome: an individual patient data meta-analysis of randomized trials.

30 Aug, 2022 | 12:15h | UTC

Angiotensin receptor blockers and β blockers in Marfan syndrome: an individual patient data meta-analysis of randomised trials – The Lancet

News Release: Drug combination may delay need for surgery in patients with Marfan syndrome – TCTMD

Commentary: ARBs Halve Rate of Aortic Root Enlargement in Marfan: Meta-analysis – TCTMD

 


Network Meta-Analysis | Antithrombotic therapy for symptomatic peripheral arterial disease.

26 Aug, 2022 | 13:28h | UTC

Antithrombotic Therapy for Symptomatic Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis – Drugs

 


Perspective | Double trouble with double-booking: limitations and dangers of overlapping surgery.

26 Aug, 2022 | 13:22h | UTC

Double trouble with double-booking: limitations and dangers of overlapping surgery – British Journal of Surgery

Related:

Review | The effect of overlapping surgical scheduling on operating theatre productivity.

Study: Association of Overlapping Surgery with Perioperative Outcomes

 


AHA Scientific Statement outlines the most common symptoms of 6 cardiovascular diseases.

19 Aug, 2022 | 16:19h | UTC

State of the Science: The Relevance of Symptoms in Cardiovascular Disease and Research: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation

News Release: Report outlines most common symptoms of 6 cardiovascular diseases – American Heart Association

Top Things to Know: State of the Science: The Relevance of Symptoms in CVD and Research – American Heart Association

Commentary: American Heart Association Scientific Statement on State-of-the-Science: The Relevance of Symptoms in Cardiovascular Disease and Research – American Heart Association

 


M-A | The incidence and risk of venous thromboembolism associated with peripherally inserted central venous catheters in hospitalized patients.

17 Aug, 2022 | 13:49h | UTC

The incidence and risk of venous thromboembolism associated with peripherally inserted central venous catheters in hospitalized patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis – Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

 


RCT | Among patients with symptomatic intracranial stenosis, the addition of stenting to medical therapy is not better at reducing the risk of stroke or death compared to medical therapy alone.

10 Aug, 2022 | 15:36h | UTC

Effect of Stenting Plus Medical Therapy vs Medical Therapy Alone on Risk of Stroke and Death in Patients With Symptomatic Intracranial Stenosis: The CASSISS Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA

Editorial: Therapeutic Strategies for Intracranial Atherosclerosis – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Stenting Hits Another Wall in Intracranial Stenosis Stroke – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | In patients with large vessel occlusion stroke, intravenous Tirofiban before endovascular thrombectomy does not improve functional outcomes.

10 Aug, 2022 | 15:34h | UTC

Effect of Intravenous Tirofiban vs Placebo Before Endovascular Thrombectomy on Functional Outcomes in Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke: The RESCUE BT Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

See also: Visual Abstract

Commentary: RESCUE BT: IV Tirofiban No Help During Stroke Thrombectomy – TCTMD

 


Systematic Review | Catheter‐directed therapies for the treatment of high risk (massive) and intermediate risk (submassive) acute pulmonary embolism.

10 Aug, 2022 | 12:32h | UTC

Catheter‐directed therapies for the treatment of high risk (massive) and intermediate risk (submassive) acute pulmonary embolism – Cochrane Library

Summary: Minimally invasive treatments to dissolve blood clots in the lungs (acute pulmonary embolism) – Cochrane Library

 


Systematic Review | Patch angioplasty versus primary closure for carotid endarterectomy.

10 Aug, 2022 | 12:30h | UTC

Patch angioplasty versus primary closure for carotid endarterectomy – Cochrane Library

Summary: Patch angioplasty versus primary closure for carotid endarterectomy – Cochrane Library

 


RCT | Antiseptic skin agents to prevent surgical site infection after incisional surgery.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:54h | UTC

Antiseptic Skin Agents to Prevent Surgical Site Infection After Incisional Surgery: A Randomized, Three-armed Combined Non-inferiority and Superiority Clinical Trial (NEWSkin Prep Study) – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related:

Alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation or triclosan-coated sutures to reduce surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of high-quality randomised controlled trials – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

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

 


Position Paper | Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:43h | UTC

Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta in Canada: a context-specific position paper from the Canadian Collaborative for Urgent Care Surgery (CANUCS) – Canadian Journal of Surgery

 


Systematic Review | Hydrogel dressings for venous leg ulcers.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:27h | UTC

Hydrogel dressings for venous leg ulcers – Cochrane Library

Summary: Hydrogel dressings for venous leg ulcers – Cochrane Library

 


Trends in thoracic aortic aneurysm hospital admissions, interventions and mortality in England between 1998 to 2020: An observational study.

3 Aug, 2022 | 13:55h | UTC

Trends in thoracic aortic aneurysm hospital admissions, interventions and mortality in England between 1998 to 2020: An observational study – European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

 


M-A | Perioperative care bundles for the prevention of surgical-site infections.

2 Aug, 2022 | 12:30h | UTC

Perioperative care bundles for the prevention of surgical-site infections: meta-analysis – British Journal of Surgery

 


RCT | Effects of walking exercise at a pace with vs. without ischemic leg symptoms on functional performance measures in people with lower extremity peripheral artery disease.

28 Jul, 2022 | 13:27h | UTC

Effects of Walking Exercise at a Pace With Versus Without Ischemic Leg Symptoms on Functional Performance Measures in People With Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease: The LITE Randomized Clinical Trial – Journal of the American Heart Association

News Release: ‘No pain, no gain’ approach improves walking ability with peripheral artery disease – American Heart Association

 


Central venous catheter (CVC) management: evidence round-up.

26 Jul, 2022 | 12:41h | UTC

Central venous catheter (CVC) management: evidence round-up – Cochrane Library

Related: Heparin versus 0.9% sodium chloride locking for prevention of occlusion in central venous catheters in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Does heparin locking prevent blocking of central venous catheters in adults when compared to locking with normal saline? – Cochrane Library

 


Systematic Review | Heparin vs. 0.9% sodium chloride locking for prevention of occlusion in central venous catheters in adults.

26 Jul, 2022 | 12:43h | UTC

Heparin versus 0.9% sodium chloride locking for prevention of occlusion in central venous catheters in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Does heparin locking prevent blocking of central venous catheters in adults when compared to locking with normal saline? – Cochrane Library

Related: Central venous catheter (CVC) management: evidence round-up – Cochrane Library

 


M-A | Effect of buttonhole cannulation versus rope-ladder cannulation in hemodialysis patients with vascular access.

26 Jul, 2022 | 12:32h | UTC

Effect of buttonhole cannulation versus rope-ladder cannulation in hemodialysis patients with vascular access: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized/clinical controlled trials – Medicine

 


Systematic Review | Type of anesthesia for acute ischemic stroke endovascular treatment.

21 Jul, 2022 | 13:06h | UTC

Type of anaesthesia for acute ischaemic stroke endovascular treatment – Cochrane Library

Commentary: Does the type of anaesthesia for recanalisation therapies for acute ischaemic stroke affect patient outcomes? – Cochrane Library

 


Guideline on prevention of foot ulceration in diabetic patients.

15 Jul, 2022 | 12:51h | UTC

Australian guideline on prevention of foot ulceration: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease – Journal of Foot and Ankle Research

Related:

Australian guideline on diagnosis and management of peripheral artery disease: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease – Journal of Foot and Ankle Research

Australian guideline on management of diabetes-related foot infection: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease – Journal of Foot and Ankle Research

Australian guideline on wound classification of diabetes-related foot ulcers: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease

Australian guideline on wound healing interventions to enhance healing of foot ulcers: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease

Australian guideline on offloading treatment for foot ulcers: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease

Guideline: ADA 2022 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes.

NICE Updated Guidance: Management of Type 2 Diabetes.

Recent updates to clinical practice guidelines for diabetes mellitus.

Position Statement: a disease state approach to the pharmacological management of type 2 diabetes in primary care.

 


M-A (mostly of observational studies) | Catheter-directed thrombolysis vs. systemic anticoagulation alone for submassive pulmonary embolism.

15 Jul, 2022 | 12:39h | UTC

Meta-Analysis Comparing Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis Versus Systemic Anticoagulation Alone for Submassive Pulmonary Embolism – American Journal of Cardiology

 


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