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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 ( 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.

Two-Year Outcomes with a Magnetically Levitated Cardiac Pump in Heart Failure
31/12/69 - Left ventricular assist systems are increasingly used in patients with advanced heart failure, and concerns about device durability due to pump thrombosis have emerged. An intrathoracic, fully magnetically levitated centrifugal-flow pump that was designed to prevent pump thrombosis has been…

Out of the Straitjacket
31/12/69 - I see him, maybe not so clearly. He is in isolation, in a straitjacket. He?s just been committed, given a shot of haloperidol after he resisted going to the locked ward. He kicked, screamed, yelled, threatened?and now he cries. In the middle of elective inpatient electroconvulsive therapy for…

Swell Findings in Hydrogels
31/12/69 - Targeted surgery requires spatial and temporal selectivity, which is an elusive goal; the realization of this goal may be aided by materials that undergo conformational changes in response to remote stimuli. A recent study by Cangialosi et al. is notable in this regard; it shows that a hydrogel…

Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty
31/12/69 - Deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (collectively known as venous thromboembolism) are well-recognized complications after total hip or total knee arthroplasty. The perioperative administration of anticoagulant prophylaxis has proved to reduce the rates of death and complications associated…

Influenza Season and ARDS after Cardiac Surgery
31/12/69 - To the Editor: A number of concurrent risk factors are associated with development of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). One such risk factor might be asymptomatic respiratory viral infection ? for example, influenza ? which could prime the lungs for ARDS in patients with another overt…

Hybrid Strategy to Prevent Venous Thromboembolism after Joint Arthroplasty
31/12/69 - Total hip and total knee replacement procedures offer the potential to relieve pain and disability, but both surgeries expose patients to a substantial risk of venous thromboembolism. Most experts agree that postoperative pharmacologic prophylaxis is warranted, but different clinical practice…

Placing a Lumbar Epidural Catheter
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Two Pelvic Masses
31/12/69 - A 42-year-old woman presented to the primary care clinic with a 3-year history of lower abdominal bloating. She had undergone cesarean sections 6 and 9 years earlier. Abdominal palpation revealed nontender masses in the right and left iliac fossae. Abdominal radiographs showed hyperdense,…

Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens with Compartment Syndrome
31/12/69 - An 81-year-old man with hypertension presented to the emergency department with pain and swelling of the left thigh and lower leg that had developed during the previous several hours. He had no history of recent surgery or trauma and no known personal or family history of clotting disorders. The…

Branchial-Cleft Sinus Manifesting as Recurrent Neck Abscess
31/12/69 - A 24-year-old man presented to the otolaryngology clinic with a 2-day history of swelling on the left side of his neck and fever. He had twice had a similar neck abscess, 2 years and 6 years previously, that had been treated with antibiotic agents and incisional drainage. Clinical examination…

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