A team of researchers sought to determine whether neighborhood deprivation affected outcomes in pediatric patients having undergone hepatic transplantation.
Retrospective analysis sought to determine the effectiveness, cost, and impact on postoperative opioid use for the 2 formulations when used in a perioperative pain management regimen.
Preoperative risk factors, including opioid use and fatigue severity, may be an important part of preoperative screening to determine post-TKA pain outcomes.
For patients undergoing knee replacement surgery, use of a tourniquet may increase the risk for serious adverse events.
Remission rates greater in younger participants and those with short diabetes duration, higher HOMA percentage B
Endometriosis affects approximately 10% of women of reproductive age, with peak prevalence occurring in those aged 25 to 35 years.
The national organ shortage has led researchers to criticallyre-evaluate organ sources that previously were considered toorisky for HIV patients.
Even modest depression, anxiety, and catastrophizing are predictors of whether a patient later experiences improvements in pain relief following joint replacement surgery.
Investigators analyzed the surgical risk for ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease in contemporary, population-based inception cohorts vs 20th century cohorts.
Researchers compared mortality and life expectancy among patients treated with bariatric surgery or usual obesity care to examine the impact of bariatric surgery’s affect on life expectancy.
Researchers sought to evaluate myomectomy, as compared with uterine-artery embolization, in women who had symptomatic uterine fibroids and did not want to undergo hysterectomy.
Antibiotic therapy was found to shorten recovery time for pediatric patients with uncomplicated appendicitis, thereby avoiding surgery.
Researchers state surgery should be considered for patients who demonstrate an inadequate response to medical therapy.
Patients with early-stage breast cancer who undergo mastectomy with or without reconstruction are at risk of prolonged opioid use.
During the current new coronavirus pandemic, a large number of physician anesthesiologists pivoted from working in the operating room to treating COVID-19 patients in intensive care units.
Recommendations have been developed for use of anesthesia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Preoperative metformin prescriptions may be associated with decreased postoperative mortality and readmission among patients with diabetes undergoing a major surgical procedure,
Dedicated OR equipped with negative pressure system, dedicated anesthesia machine required.
Fast induction of anesthesia with adequate muscle relaxation recommended to prevent cough.
Dyspnea score change positively linked to air trapping extent change, end-expiratory tracheal shape change.