Evidence Based Articles in Internal Medicine

1 Atrial fibrillation and incident end-stage renal disease: the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (regards) study International Journal of Cardiology, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

2 Two-year survival of patients screened for transcatheter aortic valve replacement with potentially malignant incidental findings in initial body computed tomography European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

3 Costs of unstructured investigation of unexplained syncope: insights from a micro-costing analysis of the observational PICTURE registry EP Europace, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

4 Ventricular arrhythmias with superior axis originating from the left ventricular septum: electrocardiographic characteristics predicting successful ablation and insights into their mechanism-observations from a small series of patients EP Europace, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

5 Bioelectrical impedance outperforms waist circumference for predicting cardiometabolic risk in Congolese hypertensive subjects: a cross-sectional study BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, April 1, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

6 Short-stretch inelastic compression bandage in knee swelling following total knee arthroplasty study (STICKS): study protocol for a randomised controlled feasibility study Trials, April 1, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 Meta-analysis on the impact of percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusions on left ventricular function and clinical outcome International Journal of Cardiology, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

8 Complete versus culprit-only revascularization in patients with multi-vessel disease undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention: A meta-analysis of randomized trials International Journal of Cardiology, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

9 A brief patient self-administered substance use screening tool for primary care: two-site validation study of the Substance Use Brief Screen (SUBS) American Journal of Medicine, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

10 Apparent treatment-resistant hypertension among individuals with history of stroke or transient ischemic attack American Journal of Medicine, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

11 Obesity and arterial stiffness in children: systematic review and meta-analysis Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

12 The effect of trimetazidine added to pharmacological treatment on all-cause mortality in patients with systolic heart failure Cardiology, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

13 Not just chlorthalidone: Evidence-based, single tablet, diuretic alternatives to hydrochlorothiazide for hypertension Current Hypertension Reports, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

14 Reliability and accuracy of ultrasound measurements with and without the aid of previous radiographs in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) European Spine Journal, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

15 Maintaining image quality and reducing dose in prospectively-triggered CT coronary angiography: A systematic review of the use of iterative reconstruction Radiography, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

16 Heel strike detection using split force-plate treadmill Gait and Posture, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

17 Diagnostic value of [18F] FDG-PET and PET/CT in urinary bladder cancer: a meta-analysis Tumor Biology, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

18 Cardiac screening with electrocardiography, stress echocardiography, or myocardial perfusion imaging: Advice for high-value care from the American College of Physicians Annals of Internal Medicine, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 Bivalirudin vs heparin with or without tirofiban during primary percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction: the bright randomized clinical trial JAMA, March 31, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

20 Virologic response following combined ledipasvir and sofosbuvir administration in patients with HCV genotype 1 and HIV co-infection JAMA, March 31, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

21 Association of aspirin and NSAID use with risk of colorectal cancer according to genetic variants JAMA, March 31, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

22 Ombitasvir, paritaprevir co-dosed with ritonavir, dasabuvir, and ribavirin for hepatitis C in patients co-infected with HIV-1 a randomized trial JAMA, March 31, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

23 Diagnostic concordance among pathologists interpreting breast biopsy specimens JAMA, March 31, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

24 Magnetic resonance imaging in active surveillance of prostate cancer: A systematic review European Urology, March 31, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

25 Intraoperative fluorescein angiography-guided treatment in children with early coats' disease Ophthalmology, March 31, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

26 Periodontitis and obstructive sleep apnea’s bidirectional relationship: A systematic review and meta-analysis Sleep and Breathing, March 31, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

27 Meta-analysis of associations between neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and prognosis of gastric cancer World Journal of Surgical Oncology, March 31, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

28 Association of early imaging for back pain with clinical outcomes in older adults JAMA, March 31, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

29 Systemic therapy for non-clear cell renal cell carcinomas: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Urology, March 31, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 The prognostic significance of p53 expression in gastric cancer: a meta-analysis Journal of Cancer Research & Clinical Oncology, March 31, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

31 Meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials show suboptimal validity of surrogate outcomes for overall survival in advanced colorectal cancer Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, March 30, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

32 Meta-analysis of risk of stroke and thrombo-embolism with rivaroxaban versus vitamin K antagonists in ablation and cardioversion of atrial fibrillation International Journal of Cardiology, March 30, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

33 Rheumatoid arthritis affects left ventricular mass: Systematic review and meta-analysis European Journal of Internal Medicine , March 30, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

34 Psychological interventions for common mental disorders for people living with HIV in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review Tropical Medicine & International Health, March 30, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

35 Instruments that prospectively predict bipolar disorder- A systematic review Journal of Affective Disorders, March 30, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

36 The oral health of institutionalized older adults in Malta The International Journal of Prosthodontics, March 30, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

37 Effectiveness of EGFR-TKIs versus chemotherapy as first-line treatment for advanced non-small cell lung cancer: A meta-analysis Chinese Journal of Lung Cancer, March 30, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

38 Safety and immunogenicity of a novel recombinant adenovirus type-5 vector-based Ebola vaccine in healthy adults in China: preliminary report of a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 1 trial The Lancet, March 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

39 Clinical evidence for oral antiplatelet therapy in acute coronary syndromes The Lancet, March 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

40 Immediate delivery versus expectant monitoring for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy between 34 and 37 weeks of gestation (HYPITAT-II): an open-label, randomised controlled trial The Lancet, March 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

41 A 2 year multidomain intervention of diet, exercise, cognitive training, and vascular risk monitoring versus control to prevent cognitive decline in at-risk elderly people (FINGER): A randomised controlled trial The Lancet, March 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

42 The beneficial effect of insulin degludec on nocturnal hypoglycaemia and insulin dose in type 1 diabetic patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials Acta Diabetologica, March 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

43 Prevention of groin injuries in sports: a systematic review with meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials British Journal of Sports Medicine, March 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

44 Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography, MRI and MR arthrography in the characterisation of rotator cuff disorders: a meta-analysis British Journal of Sports Medicine, March 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

45 Economic and medical benefits of ultrasound screenings for gallstone disease World Journal of Gastroenterology, March 27, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

46 The effects of Pilates exercise training on physical fitness and wellbeing in the elderly: A systematic review for future exercise prescription Preventive Medicine, March 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

47 Measuring patient-centered care: An updated systematic review of how studies define and report concordance between patients’ preferences and medical treatments Patient Education and Counselling, March 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

48 Hypovitaminosis D in recent onset rheumatoid arthritis is predictive of reduced response to treatment and increased disease activity: a 12 month follow-up study BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, March 27, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine