A coalition of international organizations dealing with cancer and sports medicine have updated recommendations, stating that exercise may help prevent cancer and can improve survival in patients with cancer. Methods of implementation are discussed.
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October 17, 2019
August 21, 2019
An interesting discussion in this manuscript of a case-control study of 666 subjects.
August 13, 2019
The translational value for cardiac transplantation of this prospective multi-centre clinical study of vasodilation in amyloidosis remains to be evaluated.
March 31, 2019
In this state-of-the-art review review, the authors summarize current knowledge of anatomic, structural, metabolic, functional, and hemodynamic characteristics of the right ventricle (RV) in both health and disease. Highlights of this review are:
Loss of Buoyancy Control Following a Pneumonectomy: An Update on Keeling Syndrome With a Biomechanics-Based Explanation
September 11, 2018
The Editorial Group is grateful to Dr Manos Kapetanakis for bringing to our attention their small case series on a ' lifestyle' late complication of pneumonectomy for malignancy. It will be challenging to guide the swimmer with curable central pulmonary cancer in making an informed decision on the strength of the sporadic Keeling Syndrome.
August 31, 2018
Quite useful case-illustrated debate on a VERY hot topic!
May 22, 2018
An interesting, informative, and timely consensus statement on mitochondrial dysfunction in heart failure and how to potentially target these abnormalities therapeutically.
Retrieval of Severe Acute Respiratory Failure Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Any Impact on Their Outcomes?
May 3, 2018
The latest on portable venovenous ECMO in a cohort in which half of the subjects died after a resource-intensive treatment. The results of the relevant EOLIA trial are keenly awaited.
March 21, 2018
One of the more contentious issues in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) programs is the role of preoperative carbohydrate loading. This randomized trial demonstrated less need for insulin for treating serum glucose >180 mg/dl in the carbohydrate-loading group compared to the placebo group (2.4% versus 16.0%; RR 0.15; p<0.001) with no chan
Association of Blood Transfusion From Female Donors With and Without a History of Pregnancy With Mortality Among Male and Female Transfusion Recipients
October 18, 2017
The authors report the non-intuitive finding that blood from female donors who had ever been pregnant was associated with increased mortality among male recipients (HR 1.13). If validated by other studies, might this substantially complicate matching donated blood with appropriate recipients? Clearly the underlying mechanism will be interesting to