A large retrospective review of almost three decades of extensive thoracoabdominal aortic surgery, with considerable educational value especially on the anatomicoclinical correlations of the spinal vasculature.
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June 19, 2020
Graduated Compression Stockings as Adjuvant to Pharmaco-Thromboprophylaxis in Elective Surgical Patients (GAPS Study): Randomised Controlled Trial
May 15, 2020
A medium-sized RCT from the Imperial College. The research question are of interest for all cardiovascular, thoracic, and general surgeons as well as all healthcare professionals.
Safe Reintroduction of Cardiovascular Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidance From North American Society Leadership
May 6, 2020
This article describes recommendations from the North American leadership in regards to the safe reintroduction of cardiovascular services during the COVID-19 pandemic including, but not limited to, ethical considerations, the importance of collaboration amongst public health officials and cardiovascular specialties, and protection of healthcare work
Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Treatment of Unprotected Left Main Stenosis (NOBLE): A Prospective, Randomised, Open-Label, Non-Inferiority Trial
January 10, 2020
''CABG was significantly better than PCI (p=0·0066........''
January 8, 2020
A medium size RCT with encouraging surgical outcomes in the era of TAVI expansion.....
December 19, 2019
A medium-size RCT on the growing research question of efficacy of peroral myotomy for achalasia, with a 17% failure to improve symptoms in the peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) arm, is discussed in this article.
August 13, 2019
A most educative cross-Atlantic retrospective study on an always important question. The short accompanying video is also valuable!
August 9, 2019
Retrospectively using a longitudinal echocardiography database, the authors analyzed the data of 3,276 patients with isolated severe tricuspids regurgitation (TR) from 2001 through 2016. Of these patients, 5% underwent tricuspid valve surgery.
August 8, 2019
A detailed and robust meta-analysis asserting lack of strong evidence supporting either modality.
No Racial Disparities In Surgical Care Quality Observed After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting In TRICARE Patients
August 7, 2019
The authors in this study ask—given the known racial disparities in the US healthcare system—what happens in a universal insurance program like TRICARE in terms of quality of care after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)?