Evidence Based Articles in Surgery

1 Meta-analysis of efficacy and safety of fast-track surgery in gastrectomy for gastric cancer World Journal of Surgery, November 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Effect of structured home-based exercise on walking ability in patients with peripheral arterial disease: a meta-analysis Annals of Vascular Surgery, November 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

3 Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy after unilateral breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis Annals of Surgery, November 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

4 A systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the role of laparoscopic surgical resection of transverse colon tumours Surgical Endoscopy, November 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

5 Systematic review of the impact of surgical harm on quality of life after general and gastrointestinal surgery Annals of Surgery, November 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

6 Reduced-dose telaprevir-based triple antiviral therapy for recurrent hepatitis C after living donor liver transplantation Transplantation, November 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 A prospective multicenter clinical study of extralevator abdominoperineal resection for locally advanced low rectal cancer Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, November 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

8 Totally laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes compared with open surgery World Journal of Gastroenterology, November 18, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

9 Clinical outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection for early stage esophagogastric junction cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis Digestive and Liver Diseases, November 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

10 Understanding the influence of ethnicity and socioeconomic factors on graft and patient survival after kidney transplantation Transplantation, November 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

11 The role of body composition evaluation by computerized tomography in determining colorectal cancer treatment outcomes: A systematic review European Journal of Surgical Oncology, November 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

12 Hand transplants and the mandate for tolerance Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation, November 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

13 Pediatric head and neck complications of streptococcus pneumoniae before and after PCV7 vaccination Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, November 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

14 Dexmedetomidine as an anesthetic adjuvant for intracranial procedures: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, November 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

15 Safety of fast-track rehabilitation after gastrointestinal surgery: Systematic review and meta-analysis World Journal of Gastroenterology, November 17, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

16 Impact of Roux-en Y gastric bypass surgery on prognostic factors of type 2 diabetes mellitus: meta-analysis and systematic review Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, November 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

17 Elective resection versus observation after nonoperative management of complicated diverticulitis with abscess: A systematic review and meta-analysis Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, November 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

18 Endoscopic ultrasonography for tumor node staging and vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis Digestive Surgery, November 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 Laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: Current evidences International Journal of Surgery, November 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

20 Carbon dioxide insufflation versus conventional air insufflation for colonoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of published randomized controlled trials Colorectal Disease, November 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

21 Emergency nurses practices in assessing and administering continuous intravenous sedation for critically ill adult patients: A retrospective record review International Emergency Nursing, November 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

22 Usefulness of the logistic clinical syntax score in prediction of saphenous vein graft failure in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting Angiology, November 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

23 Systematic review and meta-analysis comparing three techniques for pancreatic remnant closure following distal pancreatectomy British Journal of Surgery, November 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

24 A systematic review of single-stage augmentation-mastopexy Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, November 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

25 Meta-analysis of ultrasound-guided biopsy of suspicious axillary lymph nodes in the selection of patients with extensive axillary tumour burden in breast cancer British Journal of Surgery, November 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 Oncological outcomes of local excision compared with radical surgery after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Colorectal Disease, November 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 Dexmedetomidine vs midazolam for gastrointestinal endoscopy: A meta-analysis Digestive Endoscopy, November 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

28 Skeletonized versus pedicled bilateral internal mammary artery grafting: Outcomes and concerns analyzed through a meta-analytical approach International Journal of Surgery, November 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

29 A meta-analysis of the impact of bronchial stump coverage on the risk of bronchopleural fistula after pneumonectomy European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, November 6, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Robotic-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, November 6, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

31 Synchronous colorectal liver metastasis: A network meta-analysis review comparing classical, combined, and liver-first surgical strategies Journal of Surgical Oncology, November 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

32 Preoperative radiation and free flap outcomes for head and neck reconstruction: A systematic review and meta-analysis ANZ Journal of Surgery, November 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

33 Obstructive sleep apnea as a predictor of post coronary artery bypass graft atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis Canadian Journal of Cardiology, November 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

34 The reporting quality of systematic reviews and meta-analyses in vascular surgery needs improvement: A systematic review International Journal of Surgery, November 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

35 Meta-analysis of high- versus low-chloride content in perioperative and critical care fluid resuscitation British Journal of Surgery, November 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

36 Pancreaticogastrostomy or pancreaticojejunostomy? Methods of digestive continuity reconstruction after pancreaticodudenectomy: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials International Journal of Surgery, October 31, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

37 Effect of gastrectomy with bursectomy on prognosis of gastric cancer: A meta-analysis World Journal of Gastroenterology, October 31, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

38 Breast size and breast cancer: A systematic review Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, October 31, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

39 Quality of life after cytoreductive surgery and intraoperative hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal surface malignancies: A systematic review European Journal of Surgical Oncology, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

40 Comparative efficacy of pharmacological interventions in preventing relapse of Crohn's disease after surgery: A systematic review and network meta-analysis Gastroenterology, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

41 Is postoperative adjuvant chemoradiotherapy efficacious and safe for gastric cancer patients with D2 lymphadenectomy? A meta-analysis of the literature European Journal of Surgical Oncology, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

42 A comparison of fibrin sealant versus standard closure in the reduction of postoperative morbidity after groin dissection: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Journal of Surgical Oncology, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

43 High-Risk Population in Sporadic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Guidelines for Screening Journal of Surgical Research, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

44 Anxiety and depression following traumatic limb amputation: A systematic review Injury, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

45 Omentoplasty in the prevention of anastomotic leakage after oesophagectomy: A meta-analysis European Journal of Surgical Oncology, October 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

46 Comparison of short-term surgical outcomes between totally laparoscopic and laparoscopic assisted distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a 10-year single-center experience with meta-analysis Journal of Surgical Research, October 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

47 Systematic review of irreversible electroporation in the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer European Journal of Surgical Oncology, October 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

48 Pancreatic resection in patients 80 years or older: a meta-analysis and systematic review Pancreas, October 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

49 Meta-analysis of gut barrier dysfunction in patients with acute pancreatitis British Journal of Surgery, October 28, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

50 A meta-analysis of mortality and major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events in patients undergoing transfemoral versus transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation using edwards valve for severe aortic stenosis The American Journal of Cardiology, October 28, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article