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Surgery

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.
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)?
August 1, 2019
In this article, Umana-Pizana et al performed a phases-of-care mortality analysis amongst 5141 cardiac surgery cases with a 4.6% crude mortality in a population with a median STS risk score of 5.8%.
August 1, 2019
Corsini et al examined the results of a single-institution's 5-year experience of cardiothoracic surgery mock oral examinations.
July 11, 2019
An important update on the evolving landscape of surgery for atrial fibrillation.

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