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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.

Pediatric Intestinal Failure
31/12/69 - Once a condition that was almost always fatal, pediatric intestinal failure is now considered a complex but survivable syndrome that afflicts tens of thousands of children. Deaths due to dehydration and malnutrition, which claimed more than half of infants with the short-bowel syndrome, were…

Five-Year Outcomes after On-Pump and Off-Pump Coronary-Artery Bypass
31/12/69 - In the 1990s, enthusiasm reemerged for performing coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery on a beating heart without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass (off pump). Patients with poor cardiac function or complex coexisting conditions (e.g. lung disease or stroke) initially appeared to have…

Changing the Discussion about On-Pump versus Off-Pump CABG
31/12/69 - The performance of coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) without the use of the heart?lung machine (pump) was introduced to avoid the damaging effects of cardiopulmonary bypass. On-pump CABG with cardiopulmonary bypass is generally performed on an arrested heart, and off-pump CABG on a beating…

Case 24-2017: An 8-Month-Old Girl with Fever and an Abdominal Mass
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Rajitha Venkatesh (Pediatrics): An 8-month-old girl was admitted to this hospital because of fever and an abdominal mass. The patient had been in her usual good health until approximately 6 days before admission, when she passed a large stool surrounded by clotted blood.…

Idarucizumab for Dabigatran Reversal ? Full Cohort Analysis
31/12/69 - Patients who are receiving oral anticoagulant therapy for the prevention or treatment of thrombosis may benefit from anticoagulant reversal if they present with life-threatening bleeding or if they will be undergoing urgent surgery or intervention. Therefore, the availability of specific reversal…

Severe Plantar Warts in an Immunocompromised Patient
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Surgical Residents? Work Hours and Well-Being in Year 2 of the FIRST Trial
31/12/69 - To the Editor: In the Flexibility in Duty Hour Requirements for Surgical Trainees (FIRST) Trial (Feb. 25, 2016, issue), general-surgery residency programs were randomly assigned to standard duty-hour policies (standard-policy group), in accordance with policies established by the Accreditation…

Patient-Reported Outcomes ? Are They Living Up to Their Potential?
31/12/69 - As part of a nationwide movement toward giving patients more of a voice in their health care, an increasing number of organizations are collecting and assessing patient-reported outcomes (PROs). There is a growing chorus of support from clinicians, researchers, and payers for embracing PRO…

Eye Injury from a Firecracker
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Decision Aids and Elective Joint Replacement ? How Knowledge Affects Utilization
31/12/69 - The health care market is undergoing rapid transformation, spurred in part by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and recent payment reforms introduced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The industry is shifting from a business-to-business model involving insurers, health care…

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