Evidence Based Articles in Surgery

1 A systematic review of treatment of intermittent claudication in the lower extremities Journal of Vascular Surgery, March 4, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Quality assessment of economic evaluation studies in pediatric surgery: A systematic review Journal of Pediatric Surgery, March 4, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

3 A systematic review for the screening for peripheral arterial disease in asymptomatic patients Journal of Vascular Surgery, March 4, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

4 Intramedullary nail versus plate treatments for distal tibial fractures: a meta-analysis International Journal of Surgery, March 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

5 Meta-analysis of prognostic factors for amputation following surgical repair of lower extremity vascular trauma British Journal of Surgery, March 2, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

6 Measurement properties of eating behavior self-assessment tools in adult bariatric surgery populations: A systematic review Obesity Surgery, March 2, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

7 Three donor site dressings in pediatric split-thickness skin grafts: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial Trials, March 2, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

8 Meta-analysis of internal herniation after gastric bypass surgery British Journal of Surgery, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

9 Efficacy and safety of posterior versus combined posterior and anterior approach for the treatment of spinal tuberculosis: A meta-analysis World Neurosurgery, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

10 Extralevator abdominoperineal excision for low rectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the short-term outcome Colorectal Disease, February 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

11 Update to the study protocol, including statistical analysis plan for a randomized clinical trial comparing comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation after heart valve surgery with control: the CopenHeart VR trial Trials, February 26, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

12 Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) aftercare attendance and attrition Obesity Surgery, February 25, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

13 The impact of aging on morbidity and mortality after liver resection: A systematic review and meta-analysis Surgery Today, February 25, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

14 Intra-tumor genetic heterogeneity and mortality in head and neck cancer: analysis of data from the cancer genome atlas PLoS Medicine, February 25, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

15 A systematic review and meta-analysis of portal vein ligation versus portal vein embolization for elective liver resection Surgery, February 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

16 Systematic review of preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative risk factors for colorectal anastomotic leaks British Journal of Surgery, February 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

17 Bariatric surgery in morbidly obese adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis Obesity Surgery, February 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

18 Recurrence and functional outcomes of partial adrenalectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Surgery, February 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 Predictive and concurrent validity of the Braden Scale in long-term care: A meta-analysis Wound Repair and Regeneration, February 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

20 Intra-operative wound irrigation to reduce surgical site infections after abdominal surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

21 The effects of stimulation of the autonomic nervous system via perioperative nutrition on postoperative ileus and anastomotic leakage following colorectal surgery (SANICS II trial): a study protocol for a double-blind randomized controlled trial Trials, February 19, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

22 Should routine radiological assessment of anastomotic integrity be performed after oesophagectomy with cervical anastomosis? Best evidence topic (BET) International Journal of Surgery, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

23 Minimally invasive direct coronary bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention for single-vessel disease: a meta-analysis of 2885 patients European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

24 Which cannulation (axillary cannulation or femoral cannulation) is better for acute type A aortic dissection repair? A meta-analysis of nine clinical studies European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

25 Prognostic Value of Perineural Invasion in Colorectal Cancer: A Meta-Analysis Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, February 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 Embolization of left atrial appendage closure devices: A systematic review of cases reported with the Watchman device and the Amplatzer Cardiac Plug Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, February 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article
Exclusive Author Commentary

27 Single-incision versus conventional laparoscopic appendicectomy in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis Pediatric Surgery International, February 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

28 Wound edge protector for prevention of surgical site infection in laparotomy: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis ANZ Journal of Surgery, February 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

29 Hybrid coronary revascularization: a systematic review Cardiology in Review, February 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Disease beyond the arch: A systematic review of middle aortic syndrome in childhood American Journal of Hypertension, February 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

31 Early hemodynamic performance of the third generation St Jude Trifecta aortic prosthesis: systematic review and meta-analysis The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, February 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

32 Decompressive hemicraniectomy in patients with malignant middle cerebral artery infarction: A systematic review and meta-analysis The Surgeon, February 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

33 Duodenum-preserving total and partial pancreatic head resection for benign tumors – Systematic review and meta-analysis Pancreatology, February 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

34 Use of confocal laser endomicroscopy to assess the adequacy of endoscopic treatment of gastrointestinal neoplasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques, February 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

35 Surgical versus medical treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in nonseverely obese patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis Annals of Surgery, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

36 Systematic review and meta-analysis of the spectrum and outcomes of different histologic subtypes of noninvasive and invasive intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms Surgery, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

37 Feasibility and impact of an evidence-based program for gastric bypass surgery Journal of the American College of Surgeons, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

38 Hyperbilirubinaemia alone cannot distinguish a perforation in acute appendicitis ANZ Journal of Surgery, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

39 The accessory peroneal (fibular) muscles: peroneus quartus and peroneus digiti quinti. A systematic review and meta-analysis Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

40 Predictors of remission of diabetes mellitus in severely obese individuals undergoing bariatric surgery: Do BMI or procedure choice matter? A meta-analysis Annals of Surgery, February 11, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

41 Systematic review of surgical treatment of subclinical Cushings syndrome British Journal of Surgery, February 11, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

42 Comparison of dual antiplatelet therapy to mono-antiplatelet therapy post-transcatheter aortic valve implantation: systematic review and meta-analysis Canadian Journal of Cardiology, February 10, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

43 Antibiotic prophylaxis in prosthesis-based mammoplasty: A systematic review International Journal of Surgery, February 9, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

44 Is robotic parathyroidectomy a feasible and safe alternative to targeted open parathyroidectomy for the treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism? International Journal of Surgery, February 9, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

 

The Top Read Articles of 2014 are Now Available

Scouring thousands of peer-reviewed journals and popular press, Our Editors just released the Top Read Articles of the Year. See the Top Read List