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M-A | Effect of aspirin in patients with established asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis

2 Feb, 2023 | 14:44h | UTC

Effect of aspirin in patients with established asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis – Frontiers in Pharmacology

 


Preliminary study suggests decompression surgery may improve symptoms in neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:23h | UTC

Surgery Versus Continued Conservative Treatment for Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: the First Randomised Clinical Trial (STOPNTOS Trial) – European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Related: Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Presentation, diagnosis, and treatment – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

 


Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome: presentation, diagnosis, and treatment

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:22h | UTC

Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Presentation, diagnosis, and treatment – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

 


Cohort study | Endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta may be an alternative to resuscitative thoracotomy in traumatic hemorrhagic shock

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:18h | UTC

Zone 1 Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta vs Resuscitative Thoracotomy for Patient Resuscitation After Severe Hemorrhagic Shock – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related: Systematic review to evaluate algorithms for REBOA use in trauma and identify a consensus for patient selection – Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic review to evaluate algorithms for REBOA use in trauma and identify a consensus for patient selection

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:13h | UTC

Systematic review to evaluate algorithms for REBOA use in trauma and identify a consensus for patient selection – Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open

Related: Zone 1 Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta vs Resuscitative Thoracotomy for Patient Resuscitation After Severe Hemorrhagic Shock – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


AHA Statement | Surgical management and mechanical circulatory support in high-risk pulmonary embolisms

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:40h | UTC

Surgical Management and Mechanical Circulatory Support in High-Risk Pulmonary Embolisms: Historical Context, Current Status, and Future Directions: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Journal of the American Heart Association

News Release: New statement suggests more patients may benefit from surgery for pulmonary embolism – American Heart Association

 

Commentary from one of the authors on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Case Report | Catheter-associated superior vena cava syndrome

20 Jan, 2023 | 14:36h | UTC

Catheter-associated superior vena cava syndrome – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


RCT | Prevention of incisional hernias by prophylactic mesh-augmented reinforcement of midline laparotomies for AAA treatment

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:03h | UTC

Prevention of Incisional Hernias by Prophylactic Mesh-augmented Reinforcement of Midline Laparotomies for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Treatment: Five-year Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial – Annals of Surgery

 


Review | Surgical site infection prevention

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:31h | UTC

Surgical Site Infection Prevention: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Author interview: Surgical Site Infection Prevention – JAMA

Related:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017 – JAMA Surgery 

Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection – World Health Organization 

Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence 

APSIC guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections – Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control

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

AAOS Guideline: Prevention of surgical site infections after major extremity trauma.

 


Cohort Study | Procedural characteristics and outcomes of transcatheter interventions for aortic coarctation

13 Jan, 2023 | 13:16h | UTC

Procedural Characteristics and Outcomes of Transcatheter Interventions for Aortic Coarctation: A Report From the IMPACT Registry – JSCAI

Commentary: NCDR Study: Catheter Interventions as a Safe, Effective Treatment For Native Aortic Coarctation in Older Children, Adults – American College of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Atypical ulcers: a stepwise approach for clinicians

10 Jan, 2023 | 14:00h | UTC

Atypical Ulcers: A Stepwise Approach for Clinicians – Wounds

 


2022 ACR/EULAR classification criteria for giant cell arteritis.

16 Dec, 2022 | 13:39h | UTC

2022 American College of Rheumatology/EULAR classification criteria for giant cell arteritis – Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

News Release: Updated: GCA Classification Criteria – European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology

 


2022 ACR/EULAR classification criteria for Takayasu arteritis.

12 Dec, 2022 | 12:50h | UTC

2022 American College of Rheumatology/EULAR classification criteria for Takayasu arteritis – Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

News Release: Classification criteria established for Takayasu arteritis – European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology, EULAR

 


RCT | Anticoagulation for 3 months reduces recurrence rates vs. treatment for 6 weeks in patients with isolated distal DVT.

24 Nov, 2022 | 13:34h | UTC

Rivaroxaban treatment for six weeks versus three months in patients with symptomatic isolated distal deep vein thrombosis: randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

News Release: Extending anti-clotting treatment after distal DVT reduces further clot risk – BMJ Newsroom

 


Pooled analysis of 4 studies | Drug-coated balloons vs. bare metal stents in patients with femoropopliteal arterial disease.

22 Nov, 2022 | 13:02h | UTC

Comparison of Drug-coated Balloons versus Bare Metal Stents in Patients with Femoropopliteal Arterial Disease – Journal of the American College of Cardiology 

Commentary: New studies support use of drug-coated balloons over bare metal stents in treating femoropopliteal lesions – University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center 

 


Review | POCUS for aortic dissection in the clinical presentation of ischemic stroke.

17 Nov, 2022 | 12:08h | UTC

POCUS for aortic dissection in the clinical presentation of ischemic stroke – emDocs

 


Matched cohort study | Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes in patients with clinically isolated aortitis.

11 Nov, 2022 | 13:43h | UTC

Long-Term Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes in Patients With Clinically Isolated Aortitis – ACR Open Rheumatology

 


Cohort Study | Surveillance of long-term outcomes of devices after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

10 Nov, 2022 | 14:00h | UTC

Use of linked registry claims data for long term surveillance of devices after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: observational surveillance study – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Population-based estimates of 1-year mortality after major surgery among community-living older adults.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:23h | UTC

Population-Based Estimates of 1-Year Mortality After Major Surgery Among Community-Living Older US Adults – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

One in Seven Older Adults Die Within a Year After Surgery – Medscape (free registration required)

Surgery Holds Danger for Seniors. Who’s Most at Risk? – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Scoop thrombectomy | Single-center results of a declotting technique for thrombosed autologous arteriovenous fistula.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:20h | UTC

Scoop thrombectomy: A declotting technique for the treatment of thrombosed autologous arteriovenous fistula. A single-center retrospective study – PLOS One

 


Review | Direct oral anticoagulants for the prevention and acute treatment of cancer-associated thrombosis.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:13h | UTC

Direct Oral Anticoagulants for the Prevention and Acute Treatment of Cancer-Associated Thrombosis – Vascular Health and Risk Management

 


RCT | Surgery reduced major adverse limb events vs. endovascular therapy in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia.

8 Nov, 2022 | 12:34h | UTC

Surgery or Endovascular Therapy for Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Bypass surgery favorable for initial treatment of chronic limb-threatening ischemia – National Institutes of Health

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Paper | State-of-the-art CT and MR imaging and assessment of atherosclerotic carotid artery disease.

7 Nov, 2022 | 12:44h | UTC

State-of-the-art CT and MR imaging and assessment of atherosclerotic carotid artery disease: standardization of scanning protocols and measurements—a consensus document by the European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology (ESCR) – European Radiology

 


RCT | Efficacy of drug-eluting stent vs. bare metal stent for symptomatic femoropopliteal peripheral artery disease.

7 Nov, 2022 | 12:29h | UTC

Efficacy of a Drug-Eluting Stent Versus Bare Metal Stents for Symptomatic Femoropopliteal Peripheral Artery Disease: Primary Results of the EMINENT Randomized Trial – Circulation (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


2022 ACC/AHA Guideline for the diagnosis and management of aortic disease.

3 Nov, 2022 | 14:21h | UTC

2022 ACC/AHA Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Disease: A Report of the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

News Release: ACC, AHA Issue Aortic Disease Guideline – American Heart Association

 


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