Evidence Based Articles in Surgery

1 Meta-analysis of the effects of preoperative renin-angiotensin system inhibitor therapy on major adverse cardiac events in patients undergoing cardiac surgery European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, May 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Impact of preoperative use of P2Y12 receptor inhibitors on clinical outcomes in cardiac and non-cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, May 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

3 Ruptured aneurysm trials: the importance of longer-term outcomes and meta-analysis for 1-year mortality European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, May 22, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

4 Resina Draconis as a topical treatment for pressure ulcers: A systematic review and meta-analysis Wound Repair and Regeneration, May 21, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

5 Self-expandable metal stents versus plastic stents for malignant biliary obstruction: a meta-analysis Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, May 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

6 Meta- analysis and meta-regression analysis of the associations between sex and the operative outcomes of carotid endarterectomy BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, May 20, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

7 Systematic review of cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular death in patients with a small abdominal aortic aneurysm British Journal of Surgery, May 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

8 Endovascular versus surgical revascularization for the management of chronic mesenteric ischemia Vascular and Endovascular Surgery , May 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

9 High-flow oxygen through nasal cannula in acute hypoxemic respiratory failure New England Journal of Medicine, May 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

10 Hepatic resection improved the long-term survival of patients with BCLC stage B hepatocellular carcinoma in Asia: A systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, May 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

11 Open versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis. Systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Surgery, May 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

12 Comparative effectiveness of medical therapy, supervised exercise, and revascularization for patients with intermittent claudication: a network meta-analysis Clinical Cardiology, May 15, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

13 Rationale and study design for an individualized perioperative open lung ventilatory strategy (iPROVE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, May 15, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

14 Tube ileostomy as a faecal diversion for elective distal colorectal anastomoses: a systematic review and pooled analysis Colorectal Disease, May 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

15 Preconditioning shields against vascular events in surgery (saves), a multicentre feasibility trial of preconditioning against adverse events in major vascular surgery: study protocol for a randomised control trial Trials, May 14, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

16 Metastasising pleomorphic adenoma: systematic review International Journal of Surgery, May 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

17 Systematic review and meta-analysis of endoscopic submucosal dissection vs endoscopic mucosal resection for colorectal lesions United European Gastroenterology Journal, May 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

18 Systematic review and meta-analysis of prophylactic abdominal drainage after pancreatic resection World Journal of Gastroenterology, May 13, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 A systematic review of cost-effectiveness analyses of complex wound interventions reveals optimal treatments for specific wound types BMC Medicine, May 13, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

20 Seeking effective interventions to treat complex wounds: an overview of systematic reviews BMC Medicine, May 13, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

21 Transvaginal cholecystectomy vs conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladder disease: A meta-analysis World Journal of Gastroenterology, May 12, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

22 Non-surgical complications after laparoscopic and open surgery for colorectal cancer a systematic review of randomised controlled trials European Journal of Surgical Oncology, May 11, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

23 Breast feeding practices as cultural interventions for early childhood caries in cree communities BMC Oral Health, May 11, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

24 Diagnostic value of C-reactive protein to rule out infectious complications after major abdominal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Colorectal Disease, May 8, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

25 Meta-analysis of the effect of preoperative breast MRI on the surgical management of ductal carcinoma in situ British Journal of Surgery, May 7, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 Benefits of superdrainage using SIEV in DIEP flap breast reconstruction: A systematic review and meta-analysis Microsurgery, May 5, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 Management and diagnosis of gallbladder polyps: A systematic review Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery, May 4, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

28 Systematic review and meta-analysis of single-balloon enteroscopy–assisted ERCP in patients with surgically altered GI anatomy Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, May 4, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

29 Day surgery versus overnight stay laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis Digestive and Liver Diseases, May 4, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Transfemoral versus non-transfemoral access for transcatheter aortic valve implantation : A systematic review and meta-analysis Canadian Journal of Cardiology, May 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

31 Value of EGD in patients referred for cholecystectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, April 30, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

32 Cost effectiveness of transoral robotic surgery for the treatment of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: a systematic review Robotic Surgery: Research and Reviews, April 30, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

33 Current evidence for postoperative monitoring of microvascular free flaps: a systematic review Annals of Plastic Surgery, April 30, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

 

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