Thoracic Surgery

Review: Silicosis and Lung Cancer

22 Nov, 2018 | 21:34h | UTC

NCCN Guideline: Small Cell Lung Cancer

17 Oct, 2018 | 13:42h | UTC

NCCN guideline: lung cancer screening

13 Apr, 2018 | 01:28h | UTC

Weekend Surgical Care and Postoperative Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies (free)

Commentary: Evidence Supports ‘Weekend Effect’ for Mortality after Surgery – Wolters Kluwer, via NewsWise (free)

“The odds of postoperative mortality were 27 percent higher for patients admitted to the hospital on Saturday or Sunday, compared to those hospitalized on a weekday” (from NewsWise).

 


Effect of an Indwelling Pleural Catheter vs Talc Pleurodesis on Hospitalization Days in Patients With Malignant Pleural Effusion: The AMPLE Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Treatment with pleural catheter resulted in fewer hospitalization days from treatment to death (median, 10 vs 12 days).

 


History of Lung Transplantation

13 Jan, 2018 | 19:21h | UTC

Review: Hepatic Hydrothorax

26 Dec, 2017 | 18:53h | UTC

Guideline: lung cancer management

14 Nov, 2017 | 20:17h | UTC

Review: Pediatric airway surgery

26 Aug, 2017 | 15:37h | UTC
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