Evidence Based Articles in Surgery

1 Patient-related risk factors for recurrence after inguinal hernia repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies Surgical Innovation, October 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 V-Y rotation advancement flap: A meta-analysis and systematic review European Journal of Plastic Surgery, October 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

3 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, October 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

4 Management of lymph nodes during resection of hepatocellular carcinoma and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a systematic review Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

5 Systematic review of live surgical demonstrations and their effectiveness on training British Journal of Surgery, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

6 Interleukin-2 receptor antagonists for pediatric liver transplant recipients: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled studies Pediatric Transplantation, October 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

7 Bare metal vs. drug-eluting stents for extracranial vertebral artery disease: A meta-analysis of nonrandomized comparative studies Journal of Endovascular Therapy, October 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

8 Systematic review of molecular mechanism of action of negative-pressure wound therapy British Journal of Surgery, October 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

9 Mesh repair versus non-mesh repair for strangulated inguinal hernia: Systematic review with meta-analysis World Journal of Surgery, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

10 The effect of hysterectomy on colonoscopy completion: A systematic review and meta-analysis Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, October 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

11 Lymph node micrometastases is a poor prognostic factor for patients in pN0 gastric cancer: A meta-analysis of observational studies Journal of Surgical Research, October 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

12 Systematic mediastinal lymphadenectomy or mediastinal lymph node sampling in patients with pathological stage I NSCLC: A meta-analysis World Journal of Surgery, October 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

13 Ventilator-associated pneumonia after cardiac surgery: A meta-analysis and systematic review The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, October 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

14 Analgesia after open abdominal surgery in the setting of enhanced recovery surgery - A systematic review and meta-analysis JAMA Surgery, October 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

15 Cost-effectiveness analysis of fixation options for intertrochanteric hip fractures The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, October 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

16 Cost effectiveness of different central venous approaches for port placement and use in adult oncology patients: evidence from a randomized three-arm trial Annals of Surgical Oncology, October 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

17 Prognosis following acute coronary syndromes according to prior coronary artery bypass grafting: Meta-analysis European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, October 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

18 Covered versus uncovered self-expandable metallic stents for palliation of malignant gastric outlet obstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysis BMC Gastroenterology, October 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 Long-term outcomes after combined revascularization surgery in adult moyamoya disease Stroke, October 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

20 Comparison of outcome and side effects between conventional and transvaginal laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a meta-analysis Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques, October 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

21 Evidence-based evaluation technique to assess augmentation mammaplasty results: a simple method to objectively analyze mammary symmetry and position Aesthetic Surgery Journal, October 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

22 Role of extended lymphadenectomy in the treatment of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma: review and meta-analysis ANZ Journal of Surgery, October 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

23 Simvastatin in the acute respiratory distress syndrome New England Journal of Medicine, October 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

24 The cost-utility of left ventricular assist devices for end-stage heart failure patients ineligible for cardiac transplantation: a systematic review and critical appraisal of economic evaluations Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery, October 6, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

25 Whole-body computed tomographic scanning leads to better survival as opposed to selective scanning in trauma patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, October 6, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 Comparison of fast track protocol and standard care in patients undergoing elective open colorectal resection: a meta-analysis update Applied Nursing Research, October 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 Meta-analysis of revascularization versus medical therapy for atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis The American Journal of Cardiology, October 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

28 The effect of appendectomy in future tubal infertility and ectopic pregnancy: A systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Surgical Research, October 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

29 Preoperative standard oral nutrition supplements vs immunonutrition: Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of the American College of Surgeons, September 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Systematic review of early surgery for chronic pancreatitis: impact on pain, pancreatic function, and re-intervention Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, September 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

31 Fibrin glue does not improve healing of gastrointestinal anastomoses: A systematic review European Surgical Research, September 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

32 Neonatal surgery - towards evidence based practice and management Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, September 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

33 Pretibial lacerations: Experience from a lower limb trauma centre and systematic review Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, September 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

34 A systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating completeness and outcomes of robotic thyroidectomy The Laryngoscope, September 25, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

35 Flow capacity of skeletonized versus pedicled internal thoracic artery in coronary artery bypass graft surgery: Systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, September 25, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

36 Morbidity of loop ileostomy closure after restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis and familial adenomatous polyposis: a systematic review Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, September 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

37 Quality-of-life outcomes with coronary artery bypass graft surgery in ischemic left ventricular dysfunction: a randomized trial Annals of Internal Medicine, September 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

38 Complex gastroschisis is a different entity to simple gastroschisis affecting morbidity and mortality—A systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Pediatric Surgery, September 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

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