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

2 Optimizing trauma system design: The GEOS (Geospatial Evaluation of Systems of Trauma Care) approach The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Dietary AGE-associated RAGE and HMGB1 in aspiration lung injury Journal of Surgical Research, April 16, 2014    Clinical Article

4 The epidemiology of trauma-related mortality in the United States from 2002 to 2010 The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, April 15, 2014    Clinical Article

5 The effectiveness of a statewide trauma call center in reducing time to definitive care for severely injured patients The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, April 15, 2014    Review Article

6 Combined ipsilateral and contralateral second toe flaps for repair of finger degloving injury Microsurgery, April 14, 2014    Review Article

7 Spontaneous rupture of a post-traumatic aneurysm of the axillary artery, a rare cause of hemorrhagic shock in children. Annals of Vascular Surgery, April 14, 2014

8 Benchmarking outcomes in the critically injured burn patient Annals of Surgery, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Sustainability and success of the acute care surgery model in the non-trauma setting Journal of the American College of Surgeons, April 11, 2014    Review Article

10 Validating trauma-specific frailty index for geriatric trauma patients: A prospective analysis Journal of the American College of Surgeons, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Characteristics of patients with injury secondary to smoking on home oxygen therapy transferred intubated to a burn center Journal of the American College of Surgeons, April 11, 2014    Review Article

12 Role of routine repeat head imaging in paediatric traumatic brain injury ANZ Journal of Surgery, April 11, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Do trauma stomas ever get reversed? Journal of the American College of Surgeons, April 10, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Applying peripheral vascular injury guidelines to penetrating trauma Journal of Surgical Research, April 10, 2014    Review Article

15 Thromboelastogram-guided enoxaparin dosing does not confer protection from deep venous thrombosis: A randomized controlled pilot trial The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, April 9, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Epidemiology and risk factors of multiple-organ failure after multiple trauma: An analysis of 31,154 patients from the TraumaRegister DGU The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, April 9, 2014    Clinical Article

17 The BIG (brain injury guidelines) project: Defining the management of traumatic brain injury by acute care surgeons The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, April 9, 2014    Review Article

18 Variability in California triage from 2005 to 2009: A population-based longitudinal study of severely injured patients The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, April 9, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Do all β-blockers attenuate the excess hematopoietic progenitor cell mobilization from the bone marrow following trauma/hemorrhagic shock? The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, April 9, 2014    Clinical Article

20 The epidemiology of trauma-related mortality in the United States from 2002 to 2010 The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, April 8, 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 Trends in trauma surgery: Analysis of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma program 1939-2012 The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, March 18, 2014

2 The role of surgery in the management of “body packers” European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, March 4, 2014

3 Management of colonic injuries in the setting of damage-control laparotomy: One shot to get it right The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, March 11, 2014    Review Article

4 Outcome after interposition of vein grafts for arterial repair of extremity injuries in civilians Journal of Vascular Surgery, March 6, 2014

5 Management of electrical and chemical burns in children Journal of Surgical Research, March 18, 2014    Review Article

6 Gasless laparoscopic assisted surgery for abdominal trauma Injury, March 21, 2014

7 Mortality after ground-level fall in the elderly patient taking oral anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation/flutter: A long-term analysis of risk versus benefit The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, March 17, 2014

8 Medieval times influencing figure rhazes approach to head injuries in Liber Almansoris World Neurosurgery, March 10, 2014

9 Correlation of missed doses of enoxaparin with increased incidence of deep vein thrombosis in trauma and general surgery patients JAMA Surgery, March 12, 2014

10 Wound closure of leg fasciotomy: Comparison of vacuum-assisted closure versus shoelace technique. A randomised study Injury, March 21, 2014

11 Unregulated proliferation of trauma centers undermines cost efficiency of population-based injury control The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, March 14, 2014

12 Pediatric magnet ingestions: The dark side of the force The American Journal of Surgery, March 19, 2014    Review Article

13 Immediate debridement of road rash injuries with versajet hydrosurgery: Traumatic tattoo prevention Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, March 14, 2014

14 The effect on problematic drinking behavior of a brief motivational interview shortly after a first arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol: A randomized trial The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, March 18, 2014

15 Endovascular management of a penetrating abdominal aortic injury. Annals of Vascular Surgery, March 10, 2014

16 Characteristics of patients with injury secondary to smoking on home oxygen therapy transferred intubated to a burn center Journal of the American College of Surgeons, March 13, 2014    Review Article

17 UK specialist cardiothoracic management of thoracic injuries in military casualties sustained in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, March 21, 2014    Review Article

18 Complete cervical spinal cord injury above C6 predicts the need for tracheostomy The American Journal of Surgery, February 12, 2014

19 Laparoscopic treatment of duodenal injury caused by gunshot Injury, March 19, 2014

20 Treatment and outcome of traumatic biliary injuries in children Journal of Pediatric Surgery, March 3, 2014    Review Article

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

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