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

January 30, 2018. 12:00 PM CST. PCI had higher MI, repeat revascularization, adverse CV and cerebrovascular risks in patients ≤50 years Read article

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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

RSNA: BMI Linked to Detection of Breast Tumor Larger Than 2 cm

November 21, 2017 BMI linked to detection of tumor larger than 2 cm among screen-detected and interval cancers

AHA: In Cardiac Sx, Restrictive Red-Cell Transfusion Noninferior

November 13, 2017 Restrictive threshold noninferior to liberal threshold for patients with moderate, high risk of death

ASN: Nonmedical Factors Impact Kidney Transplant Waits

November 03, 2017 African-Americans less likely to be wait-listed; higher income positively associated with wait-listing

ASA: Opioid-Free Anesthesia Feasible for Surgical Procedures

October 24, 2017 Only 36 percent of patients request oral opioid meds in PACU despite receiving opioid-free anesthesia

ASA: Fewer Opioids Being Used for Post-Op Pain After TKA, THA

October 23, 2017 Increase in proportion of patients receiving one, two, more than two analgesic modes

IDSA: Surgical Site Infections Up With Reported Penicillin Allergy

October 09, 2017 Increased risk of SSI was mediated by patients' receipt of alternative perioperative antibiotic

Urinary [TIMP-2]*[IGFBP7] May Predict AKI After Heart Surgery

October 05, 2017 Elevated levels of the two proteins can predict risk of acute kidney injury

Longer Progression-Free Survival for Durvalumab in NSCLC

September 11, 2017 Longer median progression-free survival from randomization, higher response rate with durvalumab

CABG May Be Best for Multivessel Revascularization in T1DM

August 30, 2017 Increased risks of coronary heart disease mortality, MI, repeat revascularization with PCI

AOSSM: New Surgical Option for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

July 26, 2017 Arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction restores shoulder function, aids return to sports, work

AOSSM: Activity, QoL Still Good 10 Years After ACL Repair

July 21, 2017 Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, researchers say

Idarucizumab Shows Reliable Reversal of Dabigatran

July 13, 2017 Effective for dabigatran reversal among patients with uncontrolled bleeding, undergoing urgent surgery

ASCO: Recent Drop in Additional Surgery Post Lumpectomy

June 06, 2017 Decrease was concomitant with 2014 consensus statement endorsing a margin of no ink on tumor

ATS: Cancer-Related Suicide Risk Highest for Lung Cancer Patients

May 24, 2017 Odds up four-fold compared to people in the general population