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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.

Randomized Trial of Endoscopic or Open Vein-Graft Harvesting for Coronary-Artery Bypass
31/12/69 - Despite evidence favoring the use of multiple arterial conduits for coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG), the greater saphenous vein remains the most commonly used conduit worldwide because of its ready availability and ease of use. The two main limitations of vein grafts in myocardial…

Hybrid Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer
31/12/69 - Esophageal cancer is among the cancers with the most rapidly increasing incidence in the Western world. Overall survival among patients with esophageal cancer remains poor; the 5-year survival is 10 to 15% among all patients but increases to 40% among patients who undergo curative surgery.…

Open or Endoscopic Vein Harvesting for Coronary-Artery Bypass Grafting
31/12/69 - Coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) is the most common cardiac surgical procedure performed worldwide, with more than 200,000 of the procedures performed annually in the United States alone. Amidst several advances, the use of saphenous-vein grafts for bypass grafting remains common: more than…

Walking Away from Conveyor-Belt Medicine
31/12/69 - The phone rings in our emergency department. It?s a call from a community hospital, which is sending us a 70-year-old patient in need of an urgent procedure. His aortic endoprosthesis, inserted a few years back, appears to be out of place. His aortic aneurysm, which had been stable, is much larger…

Candida Endocarditis after TAVR
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Training in Sexual and Gender Minority Health ? Expanding Education to Reach All Clinicians
31/12/69 - "If a man says he is a woman, does that mean he is mentally ill?" The staff member asking this question was attending a mandatory training session on health care for sexual and gender minority (SGM) patients at an urban hospital. She spoke timidly and seemed genuinely curious. We explained that…

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…

Case 38-2018: A 54-Year-Old Man with New Heart Failure
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Amy A. Sarma: A 54-year-old man was evaluated at this hospital because of new heart failure. One month before this evaluation, a nonproductive cough developed after the patient took a business trip to Tennessee. During the next week, the cough became productive of…

Transcatheter Mitral-Valve Repair in Patients with Heart Failure
31/12/69 - In patients with heart failure and left ventricular dilatation, mitral regurgitation may develop as a result of the geometric dislocation of the papillary muscles and chordae tendineae, impairing coaptation of the mitral leaflets. Such secondary (functional) mitral regurgitation increases the…

Percutaneous Repair of Secondary Mitral Regurgitation ? A Tale of Two Trials
31/12/69 - The mitral valve is a complex structure encompassing the valve leaflets, annulus, chordae tendineae, and papillary muscles. Primary mitral regurgitation is caused by a primary leaflet abnormality, whereas secondary mitral regurgitation occurs when structurally normal valve leaflets are unable to…

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