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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Surgery
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Surgery. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Diverticulitis
31/12/69 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the author?s clinical recommendations. Stage. An otherwise…

Case 31-2018: A 37-Year-Old Man with a Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Jordan P. Bloom (Surgery): A 37-year-old man was admitted to the surgical intensive care unit (ICU) of this hospital because of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The patient had been in his usual state of health until 2 days before admission. That evening, while he was at…

A Candida auris Outbreak and Its Control in an Intensive Care Setting
31/12/69 - Candida auris is an emerging, multidrug-resistant pathogen that has recently been associated with outbreaks worldwide, often in intensive care units (ICUs). It was described in 2009 after isolation from the ear canal of a Japanese patient and was reported as a cause of bloodstream infection in…

Antibody-Mediated Rejection of Solid-Organ Allografts
31/12/69 - End-stage organ diseases are responsible for millions of deaths worldwide each year. Organ transplantation has become the treatment of choice, but despite the 120,000 new organ transplantations performed each year, only 1 million persons worldwide have functioning solid-organ transplants because of…

Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Hand Procedures
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Partial Oral versus Intravenous Antibiotic Treatment of Endocarditis
31/12/69 - Patients with infective endocarditis on the left side of the heart are typically treated with intravenously administered antibiotic agents for up to 6 weeks, according to guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. During the initial phase after admission,…

Percutaneous Repair or Medical Treatment for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation
31/12/69 - In patients with secondary mitral regurgitation, previously referred to as functional mitral regurgitation, the mitral-valve leaflets and chordae are structurally normal, and mitral regurgitation results from alterations in left ventricular geometry and function. Severe secondary mitral…

Six-Month Outcomes after Restrictive or Liberal Transfusion for Cardiac Surgery
31/12/69 - Restrictive strategies for red-cell transfusion (in which lower hemoglobin concentrations are used for transfusion) in patients undergoing cardiac surgery have been shown to result in the use of fewer units of allogeneic red cells than liberal strategies (in which higher hemoglobin concentrations…

Clinical Course and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
31/12/69 - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), the most common monogenic cardiovascular disorder, is diverse in presentation and natural history, frequently misunderstood, and often underrecognized in clinical practice. A comprehensive clinical description of the disease was first made 55 years ago by the…

Case 25-2018: A 63-Year-Old Man with Syncope
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. William J. Hucker: A 63-year-old man was evaluated at this hospital because of syncope. Approximately 13 years before admission, the patient had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and was found to have multivessel coronary artery disease. He underwent coronary-artery bypass…

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