Evidence Based Articles in Surgery

1 Outcome reporting in bariatric surgery: an in-depth analysis to inform the development of a core outcome set, the BARIACT Study Obesity Reviews, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Prevalence of human papillomavirus in head and neck cancers in European populations: a meta-analysis BMC Cancer, December 18, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

3 Impact of pregabalin on acute and persistent postoperative pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis British Journal of Anesthesia, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

4 Is hand sewing comparable with stapling for anastomotic leakage after esophagectomy? A meta-analysis World Journal of Gastroenterology, December 17, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

5 Anterior vs conventional approach hepatectomy for large liver cancer: A meta-analysis World Journal of Gastroenterology, December 16, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

6 Should patients with infrainguinal arterial bypasses using autologous vein conduit undergo follow-up surveillance with duplex ultrasound? International Journal of Surgery, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

7 Systematic review of perioperative outcomes following laparoscopic abdominal aortic aneurysm repair Vascular, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

8 Local resection compared with radical resection in the treatment of T1N0M0 rectal adenocarcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

9 Laparoscopy in penetrating abdominal trauma World Journal of Surgery, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

10 Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in liver transplant recipients: A systematic review Transplantation Proceedings, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

11 Impact of human leukocyte antigen molecules E, F, and G on the outcome of transplantation Transplantation Proceedings, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

12 A systematic review and meta-analysis of laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy for benign and malignant lesions of the pancreas: Its time to randomize Surgery, December 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

13 Laparoscopic vs open D2 gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer: A meta-analysis World Journal of Gastroenterology, December 5, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

14 Non-radical resection versus bypass procedure for pancreatic cancer - a consecutive series and systematic review European Journal of Surgical Oncology, December 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

15 Comparing energy sources for surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: a Bayesian network meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, December 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

16 Outcome of endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer of conventional and expanded indications: systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Digestive Diseases, December 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

17 Systematic review with meta-analysis: prompt endoscopy as the initial management strategy for uninvestigated dyspepsia in Asia Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, December 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

18 Antifungal prophylaxis in liver transplantation: A systematic review and network meta-analysis American Journal of Transplantation, December 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 Acute kidney injury after coronary artery bypass grafting and long-term risk of end-stage renal disease Circulation, December 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

20 Use of autologous fat grafting for reconstruction post-mastectomy and breast conserving surgery: A systematic review with meta-analysis of oncological outcomes Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, December 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

21 Systematic review and meta-analysis of feasibility, safety, and efficacy of a novel procedure: associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy Annals of Surgical Oncology, December 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

22 Outcomes of mitral valve repair compared with replacement in patients undergoing concomitant aortic valve surgery: A meta-analysis of observational studies European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, December 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

23 Paediatric subvalvular aortic stenosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of natural history and surgical outcome European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, December 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

24 Curative versus palliative surgical resection of liver metastases in patients with neuroendocrine tumors: a meta-analysis of observational studies Gland Surgery, December 1, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

25 A systematic review of the surgical treatment of large incisional hernia Hernia, December 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 Lung transplantation from donation after cardiocirculatory death: A systematic review and meta-analysis The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, December 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 Scalp reconstruction an algorithmic approach and systematic review JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, December 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

28 Diagnostic value of somatosensory evoked potential changes during carotid endarterectomy a systematic review and meta-analysis JAMA Neurology, November 26, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

29 Ross procedure: is the root replacement technique superior to the sub-coronary implantation technique? Long-term results European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, November 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Effect of lipid-modifying therapy on long-term mortality after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: A systemic review and meta-analysis World Journal of Surgery, November 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

31 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

32 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

33 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

34 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

35 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