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More Frequent Scans Not Linked to Improved Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery

More frequent surveillance not linked to longer recurrence-free, overall survival in pathologic stage I non-small cell lung cancer


Wednesday, December 7, 2022

2013 to 2017 Saw Significant Drop in U.S. Melanoma Mortality Rates

Significant reduction seen in mortality rate from 2013 to 2017, after the introduction of new treatments in 2011 (most after 2013)


Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Minority Children Less Likely to Have Surgery Than White Children

Authors hope findings will reduce disparities in surgical access for minority children and raise awareness among clinicians


Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Online Heart Transplant Resources Overly Complex

Resources require high literacy levels and often lack translation to other languages


Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Outcomes Examined for Cannabis Users After Lower-Extremity Bypass

Cannabis use linked to reduced graft patency, increased amputation, and increased opioid use after lower-extremity bypass


Friday, December 2, 2022

Supraphysiological Oxygen During Surgery Linked to Organ Damage

Odds of acute kidney injury, myocardial injury, lung injury increased for those exposed to supraphysiological oxygen


Friday, December 2, 2022

Sleeve Gastrectomy Compared to Gastric Bypass for Teens With Obesity

Sleeve gastrectomy tied to lower health care utilization, but five-year death, complications, reoperation, revision similar to gastric bypass


Friday, December 2, 2022

FDA Moves to Ease Restrictions on Gay Men Giving Blood

Administration says it expects to issue updated draft guidance in the coming months


Thursday, December 1, 2022

Vaginal Birth After C-Section Tied to Later Pelvic Floor Surgery

Heightened risk seen particularly for surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence


Thursday, December 1, 2022

Demographic Disparities Seen in Firearm Fatality Rates

Maximum rates of firearm homicides higher among non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic versus White men


Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Left Digit Bias Seen in Acceptance of Organs for Donation

5.4 percent decrease seen in probability of any organ placement at age 70 versus 69 years


Tuesday, November 29, 2022

QOL Up With Pembrolizumab Versus Ipilimumab, HDI in Resected Melanoma

Quality of life favored the pembrolizumab arm versus standard-of-care arm receiving ipilimumab, high-dose interferon α 2b


Monday, November 28, 2022

Robotic Resection Cuts Perioperative Morbidity With Liver Cancer

Overall survival and cumulative incidence of death related to tumor recurrence similar to open resection


Monday, November 28, 2022

Bariatric Surgery Cuts CVD Risk in Patients With Obesity, NAFLD

Findings seen versus nonsurgical care among individuals with severe obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease


Wednesday, November 23, 2022

MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Aids Essential Tremor Over Five Years

Overall improvement in quality-of-life measures sustained, without any progressive or delayed complications


Monday, November 21, 2022

COVID-19 Not Tied to Worse Inflammatory Bowel Disease Outcomes

Findings based on primary composite outcome of IBD-related hospitalization or surgery with 394 days of median follow-up


Friday, November 18, 2022

FDA Oversight of Clinical Trials Described as 'Grossly Inadequate'

Article describes inadequate oversight relating to development of COVID-19 vaccines and predating the pandemic


Thursday, November 17, 2022

Multidimensional Factors Shaped Physician Stress During Pandemic

Physicians' perceptions of occupational stress at individual level were shaped by stressors within and across four levels


Wednesday, November 16, 2022

For Older Adults, Loneliness Ups Mortality After Nonelective Surgery

No increase seen in odds of death at 30 days in association with loneliness for older adults undergoing elective surgery


Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Outcomes Similar for Total Ankle Replacement, Ankle Fusion in OA

No clinically or statistically significant difference seen in mean change in Manchester-Oxford Foot Questionnaire walking/standing domain scores


Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Underutilized in the U.S.

Cohort of pediatric patients undergoing bariatric procedures was mainly female, White, and privately insured


Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Parkinsonism, Parkinson Disease Risk Up With Bilateral Oophorectomy Before 43

Risk increased in premenopausal women undergoing oophorectomy for benign indication before age 43 years


Monday, November 14, 2022

Health Care Access May Affect Receipt of Therapy in Ovarian Cancer

Among ovarian cancer patients, non-Hispanic Blacks remained less likely than non-Hispanic Whites to initiate systemic therapy even after adjustment for health care access scores


Thursday, November 10, 2022

AHA: Strategies Compared for Treating Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia

Outcomes better for surgical revascularization versus endovascular therapy for those with single segment of great saphenous vein that could be used for surgery


Tuesday, November 8, 2022


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