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Response to: Would Dedicated Emergency Surgery Professionals Improve the Emergency General Surgery Service and Reduce the “Weekend Effect”?

Richard S. Hoehn 0 0 Cincinnati Research in Outcomes and Safety in Surgery (CROSS), Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine , 231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0558, Cincinnati, OH 45267

Hepatic Surgery in the Ussr

hepatic surgery at the clinics of research institutes in the large cities of Russia and other union republics. In Moscow" at the National Scientific Centre of Surgical Research (under the general guidance ... of Academician B. V. Petrovsky); at the I.M. Sechenov Medical Academy in Moscow (Professor E. I. Galperin), at the A. V. Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery (under the general guidance of Academician V. D

Surgical treatment of adhesion-related chronic abdominal and pelvic pain after gynaecological and general surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Chronic pain is a frequent post-operative complication, affecting ~20–40% of patients who have undergone surgery of the female genital or alimentary tract. Chronic pain is an important risk factor ... the type of intervention (adhesion barriers vs. no adhesion barrier), study type (randomized trial vs. cohort), quality of study (low risk of bias vs. high risk of bias), setting (general surgery vs

Pain Complaints in Patients Undergoing Orthognathic Surgery

10 (3.5%) with orofacial nonodontogenic pain before orthognathic surgery; 79.6% (39/49) of these patients had no pain 1 year after surgery. Twenty-nine patients (12.2%) with no preoperative orofacial ... , Leuven, Belgium 2Department of Oral Health Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium 3Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Leuven University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium Correspondence should be addressed to Jimoh

Emergency General Surgery: evolution of a subspecialty by stealth

Background Emergency surgical patients account for around half of all NHS surgical workload and 80 % of surgical deaths. Few trainees opt to CCT in General Surgery, and there is no recognised

General thoracic surgery in India—the time is now

relevance to the Indian Association of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, the number of surgeons with specific training in general thoracic surgery and in the care of these problems is small. Given the ... their substantial skill and labor to the management of patients with lung pathology as well. It is with the intent of reinvigorating the discussion of general thoracic surgery that this special issue was

Current status of international experiences in general surgery residency programs in the United States

Background The aim of this study is to identify, quantify, and characterize the international experiences available for general surgery residents in the general surgery residency programs in the

Dexmedetomidine as an adjuvant during general anesthesia

, Fukushima 960-1295 , Japan 1 Shinju Obara Vol.:(011233456789) Dexmedetomidine; General anesthesia; Intraoperative; Pain management Introduction Newly introduced anesthetic agents are sometimes clinically ... , in 2013, a new indication was approved for the sedation of non-intubated patients undergoing surgery or other procedures under local anesthesia. Furthermore, because of the low risk of respiratory

Obesity – a risk factor for postoperative complications in general surgery?

complications and long-term survival after surgery. Methods A single-centre prospective analysis of postoperative complications in 4293 patients undergoing general surgery was conducted, with a median follow-up ... for underweight patients. Our findings suggest that a tendency to regard obesity as a major risk factor in general surgery is not justified. It is the underweight patient who is most at risk of major

Early Consequences of Pectus Excavatum Surgery on Self-Esteem and General Quality of Life

Prospective observational longitudinal multicenter cohort study. Self-esteem, emotional limitations and general health were assessed using the Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ) in patients under 18 and the World

Perioperative Complications are Associated With Adverse Long-Term Prognosis and Affect the Cause of Death After General Surgery

describes long-term mortality rates and causes of death in a general surgical population. Furthermore, we explore the effect of postoperative complications on mortality. Methods A single-centre analysis of ... surgery requiring hospitalization or day-case surgery was also collected. Finally, we documented the type of anaesthesia, divided into general and/or regional. Validation of the database using a random

Survival After Emergency General Surgery: What can We Learn from Enhanced Recovery Programmes?

Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) has been adopted by many centres and across whole healthcare systems. The results have shown significant reductions in length of stay and postoperative

Vancomycin-Induced DRESS Syndrome: An Important Concern in Orthopedic Surgery

Infirmary, Leeds, UK 2Department of Orthopedic and Spinal Surgery, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, UK Correspondence should be addressed to Emma Littlehales; ku.gro.srotcod@selahelttile ... rib metastases. An echocardiogram showed mild left ventricular and right ventricular impairment and a rim of pericardial fluid. Unfortunately, within three months of initial surgery, the metastatic

Quality in Spine Surgery

delivered. This article discusses the trials and techniques of measuring quality in spine surgery. A detailed analysis of advantages and disadvantages of various measures of quality, including process ... through modern practice. Quality; Value; Spine; Outcomes - www.neurosurgery-online.com I primarily of the decompression of lesions n the early 1970s, spine surgery consisted compressing the neural

Downregulated circulating microRNAs after surgery: potential noninvasive biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis of early breast cancer

circulating microRNAs might have diagnostic and prognostic value. Applying high-throughput microarrays, we screened the dysregulated microRNAs in paired serum samples before and after surgery. The relative ... investigate the diagnostic and prognostic value of the downregulated miRNAs after surgery in breast cancer. Results General characteristics The baseline characteristics of the control group and breast cancer

Current perspectives on Mohs micrographic surgery for melanoma

Current perspectives on Mohs micrographic surgery for melanoma Derek Beaulieu,1 Ramin Fathi,2 Divya Srivastava,2 Rajiv I Nijhawan2 1Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2Department of ... @utsouthwestern 0 0 Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center , Dallas, TX , USA 1 Tufts University School of Medicine , Boston, MA , USA Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS), a

Difference of Sagittal Alignment between Adolescents with Symptomatic Lumbar Isthmic Spondylolisthesis and the General Population

This case-control study aimed to investigate differences in the sagittal spinal parameters between the symptomatic spondylolisthesis patients and the general population. Twenty-nine adolescent ... study aimed to detect the difference of sagittal alignment between adolescent symptomatic lumbar isthmic spondylolisthesis patients and general adolescents in the Chinese Han population. Result General

A Systematic Review of Patient-reported Outcomes in Randomized Controlled Trials of Unplanned General Surgery

Unplanned general surgery represents a major workload and requires comprehensive evaluation with appropriate outcomes. This study aimed to summarize current reporting of patient-reported outcomes

Erratum to: Obesity – a risk factor for postoperative complications in general surgery?

SBJC, Valentijn TM, Hoofwijk AGM, Stolker RJ 2 Department of surgery , Orbis 3 Department of anesthesiology, Erasmus University Medical Centre , Room initials for each author. The corrected author list

Pain, Health-Related Quality of Life and Health Care Utilization after Inpatient Surgery: A Pilot Study

ranged from 51.2±18.6 years (general surgery) to 62.0±4.7 years (urology) but the between-group differences did not attain statistical significance (P=0.103). The median length of stay after surgery was ... the orthopedics group, with significant differences between the orthopedics group versus the obstetrics/gynecology group (P=0.004), the general surgery group (mean 3.6±2.1, P=0.041) and the thoracic