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Bioengineering Feasible for Airway Reconstruction

May 21, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Bioengineered tracheal and bronchial reconstruction reported using stented aortic matrices Read article


Opioids Often Over-Prescribed After Hiatal Hernia Surgery

May 02, 2018 Patients use fewer opioids than are prescribed after open, laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair

Study Finds 31 Percent Use No Opioids After Surgery

April 20, 2018 At discharge, 92.2 percent of patients received an opioid prescription; nearly 63 percent unused

Eight Factors Predict Pain After Spine Surgery

April 20, 2018 Post-op pain strongly linked to number of classes of non-opioid analgesics used, remifentanil use

Less Pain Post TKA With Addition of Peripheral Nerve Blocks

April 19, 2018 Lower numeric rating scale pain scores on ambulation on postoperative days zero, one, and two

ACC: Lasting Superiority for Centrifugal-Flow Pump in Heart Failure

March 13, 2018 Magnetically levitated centrifugal-flow pump beats mechanical bearing axial-flow pump at two years

AAOS: Participation in Sports Safe After Total Knee Arthroplasty

March 06, 2018 Only 3 patients in sports cohort had further operative intervention; no component revisions performed

AAOS: Stem Cell Tx for Knee OA Costs About $5,000 Per Injection

March 06, 2018 High cost, rapidly expanding use despite low-level evidence; mean marketed clinical efficacy of 82.2%

AAOS: Football Is Leading Cause of Cervical Injury in U.S.

March 06, 2018 Incidence of injuries in males was 1.7 and 3.6 times greater than for females for neck sprains, fractures

Balanced Crystalloids Cut Kidney Events in Critically Ill

February 28, 2018 For noncritically ill patients, no difference in number of hospital-free days for crystalloids versus saline

CABG May Be Better Than PCI for 3-Vessel Dz in Younger Adults

January 30, 2018 PCI had higher MI, repeat revascularization, adverse CV and cerebrovascular risks in patients ≤50 years

Decreased Survival When Surgery Refused for Esophageal Cancer

January 30, 2018 Worse median survival when refusing recommended surgery versus choosing surgery, neoadjuvant tx

ASA: Benefits for Endovascular Tx Six to 16 Hours After Stroke

January 25, 2018 Higher percentage of patients functionally independent at 3 months with endovascular therapy

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Breast CA Risk Post Menopause

December 08, 2017 Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple-negative breast cancer

SABCS: Acupuncture Relieves AI-Linked Joint Pain in Breast CA

December 07, 2017 Greater proportion of patients experiencing a clinically meaningful reduction in worse pain score

RSNA: Weight Loss Via Exercise Alone Not Protective for Knees

November 30, 2017 Lowest rates of increase in cartilage T2 for diet, diet and exercise weight loss groups