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Clinical Epidemiology

December 4, 2019
Well-presented Canadian prospective study juxtaposing a combination of Wells scoring and dimers to the imaging gold standard. It was particularly fascinating to read the referenced assertion that:
November 11, 2019
A succinct analysis of a challenging problem, with a discussion on the 'magic diameter' of 55 mm.
August 20, 2019
Interesting follow-up study of 208 pulmonary ground -glass opacities in 160 subjects, with a yield of three adenocardinomas.
May 15, 2019
An interesting metanalysis, especially: The ad hoc results of off-pump surgery. The mean number of silent brain infarcts per patient was significantly higher in the transcatheter aortic valve implantation group (4.58 ± 2.09) compared with the aortic valve replacement group (2.16 ± 1.62, P=0.03).
April 23, 2019
Five highlights in the CDC’s most recent Health, United States report, based on data from 1999 to 2017:
April 1, 2019
Researchers from the University of Nottingham studied 502,628 adults aged 40 to 69 years whose health information was logged in the UK Biobank between 2006 and 2010.
April 1, 2019
A robust meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on stem cell therapies for refractory angina, offering some encouragement.
March 15, 2019
Very useful open access review, especially the simple figure on page 959.
November 15, 2018
An interesting randomized controlled trial asserting robustly that endoscopic harvesting of saphenous vein is: (1) better for leg dehiscence and (2) at least noninferior for MACE compared to the conventional open "full touch" method.
September 13, 2018
Exciting debate on the EOLIA trial!