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161 Bariatric surgery in morbidly obese patients improves the atherogenic qualitative properties of the plasma lipoproteins Atherosclerosis, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

162 Using propensity score analysis to compare major complications between DIEP and free muscle-sparing TRAM flap breast reconstructions Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

163 Advanced laparoscopic surgery for colorectal disease: NOTES/NOSE or single port? Best Practice & Research Clinical Gastroenterology , April 11, 2014    Review Article

164 Predictive factors for lymph node metastasis in early gastric cancer with signet ring cell histology and their impact on the surgical strategy-analysis of single institutional experience Journal of Surgical Research, April 11, 2014    Review Article
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165 The impact of temperament and character inventory personality traits on long-term outcome of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Obesity Surgery, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

166 A pilot study investigating early postoperative changes of plasma polyunsaturated fatty acids after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy Full Text Lipids in Health and Disease, April 11, 2014

167 Paracolostomy hernia repair: Who and when? Journal of the American College of Surgeons, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

168 Quality of life after cytoreductive surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: A prospective study of 216 patients European Journal of Surgical Oncology, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

169 Laparoscopic appendectomy: State of the art. Tailored approach to the application of laparoscopic appendectomy? Best Practice & Research Clinical Gastroenterology , April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

170 Endoscopic transluminal drainage and necrosectomy by using a novel, through-the-scope, fully covered, large-bore esophageal metal stent: preliminary experience in 10 patients Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

171 Role of neoadjuvant therapy in the multimodality treatment of older patients with pancreatic cancer Journal of the American College of Surgeons, April 11, 2014    Review Article

172 Polypectomy techniques, endoscopist characteristics, and serious gastrointestinal adverse events Journal of Surgical Oncology, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

173 Causes and consequences of interrupted enteral nutrition: A prospective observational study in critically ill surgical patients Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

174 Value of pre- and postoperative meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening in patients undergoing gastroenterological surgery Journal of Hospital Infection, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

175 Challenges of recurrent hepatitis C in the liver transplant patient Full Text World Journal of Gastroenterology, April 11, 2014    Review Article

176 Comparative analysis of resection tools suited for transoral robot-assisted surgery European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

177 The impact of general surgeon supply on the risk of appendiceal rupture in North Carolina Annals of Surgery, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

178 Cancers among US organ donors: A comparison of transplant and cancer registry diagnoses American Journal of Transplantation, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

179 Surgeons are overlooking post-discharge complications: A prospective cohort study World Journal of Surgery, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

180 Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma or mixed hepatocellular-cholangiocarcinoma in patients undergoing liver transplantation: A Spanish matched cohort multicenter study Annals of Surgery, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

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Clinical Pearls in Surgery

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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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