Latest Surgery: Misc. news

In Severe, Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis, Early Surgery May Help

Early aortic valve replacement may improve survival in patients with severe, asymptomatic aortic stenosis, according to a study published online March 20 in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Some Lose Independence After Surgical Tx of Femoral Neck Fx

A considerable proportion of older patients with femoral neck fracture are institutionalized or require walking aids 12 months after surgical treatment for their injury, according to a study published online Feb. 18 in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.

Intraoperative Methylprednisolone During Bypass Not Renal Protective

For patients undergoing cardiac surgery with a cardiopulmonary bypass pump, administration of intravenous methylprednisolone does not reduce the risk for acute kidney injury, according to a study published online March 4 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association.

February 2019 Briefing – Surgery

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Surgery for February 2019. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as […]