Evidence Based Articles in Surgery

1 Assessing the quality of available patient reported outcome measures for intermittent claudication: A systematic review using the cosmin checklist European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, January 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Pancreaticogastrostomy versus pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials The American Journal of Surgery, January 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

3 Comparison of long-term outcomes of colonic stent as bridge to surgery and emergency surgery for malignant large-bowel obstruction: a meta-analysis Annals of Surgical Oncology, January 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

4 Incidental internal mammary nodes during recipient vessel dissection in breast reconstruction: are they significant? Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Global Open, January 23, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

5 Omentum for mammary disorders: a 30-year systematic review Annals of Surgical Oncology, January 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

6 The link between ambivalence over emotional expression and depressive symptoms among Chinese breast cancer survivors Journal of Psychosomatic Research, January 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

7 A systematic review of minimally invasive surgical treatment for atrial fibrillation: a comparison of the Cox-Maze procedure, beating-heart epicardial ablation, and the hybrid procedure on safety and efficacy European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, January 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

8 Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus open thoracotomy for pulmonary metastasectomy: a systematic review ANZ Journal of Surgery, January 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

9 The impact of anaemia and intravenous iron replacement therapy on outcomes in cardiac surgery European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, January 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

10 Comparison of outcomes in patients with venous leg ulcers treated with compression therapy alone versus combination of surgery and compression therapy: a systematic review Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing, January 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

11 Searching for the second best graft for coronary artery bypass surgery: A network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, January 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

12 Meta-analysis of Duct to duct versus Roux en Y biliary reconstruction following Liver Transplantation for Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) Transplant International, January 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

13 Miniaturized extracorporeal circulation versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials International Journal of Surgery, January 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

14 A meta-analysis examining the use of fibrin glue mesh fixation versus suture mesh fixation in open inguinal hernia repair Digestive Surgery, January 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article
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15 Chewing gum and postoperative ileus in adults: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis International Journal of Surgery, January 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

16 Subtotal cholecystectomy for difficult gallbladders systematic review and meta-analysis JAMA Surgery, January 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

17 Donor safety in live donor laparoscopic liver procurement: systematic review and meta-analysis Surgical Endoscopy, January 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article
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18 Efficacy of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) in the treatment of achalasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis Surgical Endoscopy, January 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 Systematic review of health-related quality of life issues in locally recurrent rectal cancer Journal of Surgical Oncology, January 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

20 A systematic review of post-surgical pyoderma gangrenosum: Identification of risk factors and proposed management strategy Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, January 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

21 Risk factors for post-ERCP pancreatitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis The Surgeon, January 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

22 An evidence-based review: Distracted driver The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, January 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

23 Hand suture versus stapler for closure of loop ileostomy--a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery, January 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

24 Laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, January 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

25 The significance of minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of inguinal hernia and hypertrophic pyloric stenosis Zentralblatt für Chirurgie - Zeitschrift für Allgemeine, Viszeral-, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie, January 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 The extent of improvement of health-related quality of life as assessed by the SF36 and Paseika scales after parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism - A systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Surgery, January 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity and related comorbidities: a meta-analysis of 21 studies Obesity Surgery, January 8, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

28 Fast-track programs versus traditional care in hepatectomy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Digestive Surgery, January 8, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

29 Comparison of the therapeutic efficacies of surgery with or without adjuvant radiotherapy versus radiotherapy alone for metastatic spinal cord compression: a meta-analysis World Neurosurgery, January 8, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 A meta-analysis of short-term outcomes of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and BMI ≤35 kg/m 2 undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass World Journal of Surgery, January 7, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article
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31 Systematic review of innovative ablative therapies for the treatment of locally advanced pancreatic cancer British Journal of Surgery, January 7, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

32 Near-infrared fluorescence imaging for real-time intraoperative anatomical guidance in minimally invasive surgery: a systematic review of the literature World Journal of Surgery, January 7, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

33 Systematic review of seat belt trauma to the female breast: A new diagnosis and management classification Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, January 7, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

34 Single incision versus conventional multiport laparoscopic appendectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Digestive Surgery, January 6, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

35 Endoscopic minimal invasive cholecystolithotomy vs laparoscopic cholecystectomy in treatment of cholecystolithiasis in China: A meta-analysis International Journal of Surgery, January 6, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

36 Systematic review of definitions of failure in revisional bariatric surgery Obesity Surgery, January 6, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

 

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