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61 Epidemiology of invasive mold infections in lung transplant recipients American Journal of Transplantation, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

62 Aortic dissection associated with penetration of a spinal pedicle screw: a case report and review of the literature Journal of Cardiac Surgery, April 18, 2014

63 Congenital coronary artery anomaly simulating a ventricular septal defect Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, April 18, 2014

64 Massive Bochdalek diaphragmatic hernia in adult with hypoplastic lung Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, April 18, 2014

65 Thoracoscopic enucleation for intrapulmonary lipoma: Case report Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, April 18, 2014

66 Symptomatic stenosis of left subclavian artery from Kommerells diverticulum Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, April 18, 2014

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67 Robotic-assisted surgery for rectal adenocarcinoma: short-term and midterm outcomes from 200 consecutive cases at a single institution Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

68 Is resectable hepatocellular carcinoma a contraindication to liver transplantation? A novel decision model based on “number of patients needed to transplant” as measure of transplant benefit Journal of Hepatology, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

69 Presentation and management of splenic injury after colonoscopy: A systematic review Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques, April 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

70 Chest wall resection and reconstruction for locally recurrent breast cancer: From technical aspects to biological assessment The Surgeon, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

71 Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy using a hemi–double-stapling technique Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

72 Transoral parathyroid surgery--a new alternative or nonsense? Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

73 A novel method of EUS-guided hepaticogastrostomy to prevent stent dysfunction Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

74 Hand-assisted versus conventional laparoscopic splenectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis ANZ Journal of Surgery, April 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

75 The application of capnography to differentiate peri-chest tube air leak from parenchymal leak following pulmonary surgery Full Text Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

76 Quicker yet safe: skeletonization of 1640 internal mammary arteries with harmonic technology in 965 patients European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

77 Clinical significance of expression and epigenetic profiling of TUSC1 in gastric cancer Journal of Surgical Oncology, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

78 Outcomes in patients undergoing urgent colorectal surgery ANZ Journal of Surgery, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

79 Is sacrifying the phrenic nerve during thymoma resection worthwhile? European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

80 Risk of colectomy in patients with ulcerative colitis under thiopurine treatment Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, April 17, 2014    Clinical Article

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Clinical Pearls in Surgery

Highlights in Surgery

Epidural anesthesia reduces post-CABG pain

As published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery, thoracic epidural anesthesia (TEA) plus general anesthesia (GA) is superior to GA alone in managing post-operative CABG pain. Forty patients undergoing elective CABG were randomized to receive TEA (0.25% bipivacaine [10-20 mg/h]) intra-operatively and for 24 h post-operatively plus GA or GA alone. Post-operative pain at rest and with coughing was significantly less for up to 1 month post-operatively in the TEA + GA group compared to the GA alone group. Furthermore, analgesic use, mechanical ventilation time, ICU stay time, and hospital stay time were reduced in the TEA + GA group compared to the GA alone group.

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NT-proBNP predicts outcome following emergent surgery

As published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia, measurement of N-terminal pro B-type natruiretic peptide (NT-proBNP) pre- and post-operatively predicts outcome in patients > 50 years of age (n=297) undergoing emergent non-cardiac surgery. A pre-operative NT-proBNP > 725 pg/ml was associated with a 4.8-fold RR of non-fatal MI, acute heart failure, or death between surgery and the 3-year post-operative follow up. Similarly, a post-operative NT-proBNP > 1600 pg/ml was associated with a 4.0-fold RR of non-fatal MI, acute heart failure, or death between surgery and the 3-year post-operative follow up. A pre-operative NT-proBNP > 1740 pg/ml was associated with a 6.9 RR for major adverse cardiac events during the post-operative hospital stay.

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Increased risk of skin cancer in RCC treated with multikinase inhibitors

As published in Dermatologic Surgery, RCC patients (n=69) treated with multikinase inhibitors are at increased risk for squamous cell carcinomas and basal cell carcinomas. After a median treatment of 13.5 months, 13.5% and 6.3% of patients treated with sorafenib and sunitinib developed skin cancer, respectively.

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Most Popular Surgery Articles

Last month's top read Top Articles of 2013

1 Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy using 42-French versus 32-French bougie: The first-year outcome Obesity Surgery, March 3, 2014

2 Are Today's New Surgeons Unprepared? The New York Times, December 13, 2013

3 Traditional lateral ileostomy versus percutaneous ileostomy by exclusion probe for the protection of extraperitoneal colo-rectal anastomosis: The ALPPI (Anastomotic Leak Prevention by Probe Ileostomy) trial. A randomized controlled trial European Journal of Surgical Oncology, March 13, 2014

4 Outcomes of robotic-assisted colorectal surgery compared with laparoscopic and open surgery: A systematic review Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, February 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

5 Reduction of postoperative ileus by early Enteral Nutrition in patients undergoing major rectal surgery: prospective, randomized, controlled trial Annals of Surgery, March 7, 2014

6 Bariatric surgery and its impact on cardiovascular disease and mortality: A systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Cardiology, March 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

7 Johns Hopkins review throws doubt on wound care treatment EurekAlert!, December 24, 2013    Free full text

8 Effect of breast conservation therapy vs mastectomy on disease-specific survival for early-stage breast cancer JAMA Surgery, January 20, 2014

9 Comparison of gastrojejunal anastomosis techniques in laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass: Gastrojejunal stricture rate and effect on subsequent weight loss Obesity Surgery, March 6, 2014

10 Venous thromboembolism risk in mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: Analysis of the 2005 to 2011 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Data Sets Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, February 28, 2014

11 Treatment a breakthrough for burn victims USA Today, January 13, 2014    Free full text

12 A simple method to inset and position polyurethane-covered breast implants Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, March 12, 2014

13 Transumbilical endoscopic costal cartilage harvesting: A new technique Annals of Plastic Surgery, March 25, 2014

14 Two hundred seventy-five single-incision laparoscopic gastric band insertions: What have we learnt? Obesity Surgery, March 14, 2014

15 Effects of gastric bypass on type 2 diabetes in patients with BMI 30 to 35 Obesity Surgery, March 20, 2014

16 Effect of perioperative transfusion of old red blood cells on postoperative complications after free muscle sparing transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap surgery for breast reconstruction Microsurgery, March 11, 2014

17 Obstetrical and neonatal outcomes in women following gastric bypass Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, March 10, 2014

18 Adaptive ageing surgeons ANZ Journal of Surgery, March 3, 2014    Review Article

19 3 Things Doctors Should Know About Obamacare U.S. News & World Report - Health, December 17, 2013

20 Is the high superior tension technique an equivalent substitute for progressive tension sutures in postbariatric abdominoplasty? A comparison prospective study Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, March 4, 2014

Indexed Journals in Surgery: Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Annals of Surgerymore

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