The occurrence rate of BIA-ALCL following breast augmentation with textured implants is variable, with the reported lifetime risk ranging from 1 in 355 to 1 in 86,029 patients.
A team of investigators conducted a randomized controlled trial to assess outcomes following salvage endoscopic surgery vs radiation therapy in patients with resectable, locally recurrent nasopharyngeal cancer.
Adults undergoing complex GI cancer surgery have a lower risk for adverse postoperative outcomes when receiving care from high-volume anesthesiologists.
Sexist and racial/ethnic microaggressions against female and minority surgeons and anesthesiologists are prevalent and linked to burnout.
Primary effectiveness of no additional surgical or interventional procedures related to the device and acceptable heart blood flow function at 6 months, was achieved by 89.2%.
Mortality is increased for patients undergoing surgery within 6 weeks of SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to a study published online in Anesthesia.
Bariatric surgery was found to be safe for patients with congestive heart failure.
There is significant divergence between patients’, nurses’, and surgeons’ perceptions of breast cancer treatment knowledge.
Patients with kidney failure who receive a kidney transplant, including those with sickle cell disease, have lower mortality.
Deceased organ donation increased among some racial groups, particularly among Black people, from 1999 to 2017, but substantial racial and ethnic differences remain
Patients who have had bariatric surgery are at high risk of fractures due to bone loss, but now researchers say that resistance, high-impact and balance exercises can protect these patients from bone mineral density loss.
For patients with end-stage kidney disease, there has been little improvement in rates of waitlist placement or transplantation since 1997.
Listening to recorded music is associated with a significant reduction in anxiety and pain following cardiac surgery.
Social determinants of health and race are associated with the likelihood of undergoing a kidney transplant.
Study authors sought to determine whether surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis administration following cord clamping led to an increase risk of surgical site infections.
Of 25 patients with both obesity and gout who had elevated uric acid levels prior to bariatric surgery, 10 achieved therapeutic target levels of uric acid at 12 months after the surgery, according to investigators.
Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic neuropathic pain disorder that is important to include in the differential diagnosis of head or facial pain.
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.