Transplantation Kalisvaart M, Croome KP et. al.
May 29th, 2021 - Donation after circulatory death (DCD) grafts are commonly used in liver transplantation. Attributable to the additional ischemic event during the donor warm ischemia time (DWIT), DCD grafts carry an increased risk for severe ischemia/reperfusion injury and postoperative complications, such as ischemic cholangiopathy. The actual ischemia during DWIT depends on the course of vital parameters aft...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; , Otto CM et. al.
May 12th, 2021 - 2020 ACC/AHA guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.|2021| ,Otto CM,Nishimura RA,Bonow RO,Carabello BA,|standards,diagnostic imaging,physiopathology,surgery,standards,adverse effects,instrumentation,standards,diagnostic imaging,physiopathology,...
Epilepsia Beniczky S, Wiebe S et. al.
Mar 6th, 2021 - The objective of this clinical practice guideline (CPG) is to provide recommendations for healthcare personnel working with patients with epilepsy on the use of wearable devices for automated seizure detection in patients with epilepsy, in outpatient, ambulatory settings. The Working Group of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Federation of Clinical Neurophys...
JAMA , Krist AH et. al.
Nov 11th, 2020 - Prevalence of hypertension (both primary and secondary) in children and adolescents in the US ranges from 3% to 4%. Primary hypertension in children and adolescents occurs primarily in children older than 13 years and has no known cause but is associated with several risk factors, including family history and higher body mass index. Secondary hypertension occurs primarily in younger children an...
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Huber TS, Björck M et. al.
Nov 11th, 2020 - Chronic mesenteric ischemia (CMI) results from the inability to achieve adequate postprandial intestinal blood flow, usually from atherosclerotic occlusive disease at the origins of the mesenteric vessels. Patients typically present with postprandial pain, food fear, and weight loss, although they can present with acute mesenteric ischemia and bowel infarction. The diagnosis requires a combinat...
European Journal of Heart Failure; Abraham WT, Psotka MA et. al.
Oct 6th, 2020 - The Heart Failure Academic Research Consortium is a partnership between the Heart Failure Collaboratory (HFC) and Academic Research Consortium (ARC), comprised of leading heart failure (HF) academic research investigators, patients, United States (US) Food and Drug Administration representatives, and industry members from the US and Europe. A series of meetings were convened to establish defini...
Annals of Emergency Medicine;
Oct 6th, 2020 - ACEP Guideline on COVID-19: Ultrasound Machine and Transducer Cleaning.|2020||epidemiology,transmission,prevention & control,methods,prevention & control,epidemiology,transmission,instrumentation,
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology : JVIR; Kaufman JA, Barnes GD et. al.
Sep 14th, 2020 - To provide evidence-based recommendations on the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters in the treatment of patients with or at substantial risk of venous thromboembolic disease. A multidisciplinary expert panel developed key questions to address in the guideline, and a systematic review of the literature was conducted. Evidence was graded based on a standard methodology, which was used to inf...
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Insalaco G, Dal Farra F et. al.
Aug 28th, 2020 - The attenuation of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, at least in Italy, allows a gradual resumption of diagnostic and therapeutic activities for sleep respiratory disorders. The knowledge on this new disorder is growing fast, but our experience is still limited and when a physician cannot rely on evidence-based medicine, the experience of his peers can suppo...
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Upchurch GR, Escobar GA et. al.
Jul 7th, 2020 - Thoracic aortic diseases, including disease of the descending thoracic aorta (DTA), are significant causes of death in the United States. Open repair of the DTA is a physiologically impactful operation with relatively high rates of mortality, paraplegia, and renal failure. Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) has revolutionized treatment of the DTA and has largely supplanted open repair ...
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Lal BK, Jordan W et. al.
Jun 23rd, 2020 - As the practice of medicine grows in complexity, the process of defining the expertise required for the competent execution of specific procedures has also become complex. The Society for Vascular Surgery therefore constituted a task force to provide informed recommendations on the knowledge, technical skills, resources, and infrastructure required to obtain and to maintain privileges for the s...
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Deyell MW, AbdelWahab A et. al.
Jun 17th, 2020 - This Canadian Cardiovascular Society position statement is focused on the management of sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) and ventricular fibrillation (VF) that occurs in patients with structural heart disease (SHD), including previous myocardial infarction, dilated cardiomyopathy, and other forms of nonischemic cardiomyopathy. This patient population is rapidly increasing because of advan...
Intensive Care Medicine; Aziz S, Arabi YM et. al.
Jun 10th, 2020 - Given the rapidly changing nature of COVID-19, clinicians and policy makers require urgent review and summary of the literature, and synthesis of evidence-based guidelines to inform practice. The WHO advocates for rapid reviews in these circumstances. The purpose of this rapid guideline is to provide recommendations on the organizational management of intensive care units caring for patients wi...
Gut Neuberger J, Patel J et. al.
May 30th, 2020 - Liver biopsy is required when clinically important information about the diagnosis, prognosis or management of a patient cannot be obtained by safer means, or for research purposes. There are several approaches to liver biopsy but predominantly percutaneous or transvenous approaches are used. A wide choice of needles is available and the approach and type of needle used will depend on the clini...
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Offici... Feldman DN, Armstrong EJ et. al.
May 15th, 2020 - SCAI guidelines on device selection in Aorto-Iliac arterial interventions.|2020|Feldman DN,Armstrong EJ,Aronow HD,Banerjee S,Díaz-Sandoval LJ,|diagnostic imaging,physiopathology,therapy,standards,standards,adverse effects,instrumentation,standards,diagnostic imaging,physiopathology,diagnostic imaging,physiopathology,therapy,standards,standards,
Clinical Nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland); Pironi L, Boeykens K et. al.
May 4th, 2020 - This guideline will inform physicians, nurses, dieticians, pharmacists, caregivers and other home parenteral nutrition (HPN) providers, as well as healthcare administrators and policy makers, about appropriate and safe HPN provision. This guideline will also inform patients requiring HPN. The guideline is based on previous published guidelines and provides an update of current evidence and expe...
BJOG : an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaeco... Murphy DJ, Strachan BK et. al.
Apr 30th, 2020 - Assisted Vaginal Birth: Green-top Guideline No. 26.|2020|Murphy DJ,Strachan BK,Bahl R, ,|standards,adverse effects,instrumentation,standards,standards,standards,
Gastroenterology Nursing : the Official Journal of the So... Loyola M, Bocian S et. al.
Apr 7th, 2020 - MANAGEMENT OF ENDOSCOPIC ACCESSORIES, VALVES, AND WATER AND IRRIGATION BOTTLES IN THE GASTROENTEROLOGY SETTING.|2020|Loyola M,Bocian S,Babb E,Diskey A,Friis CM,|instrumentation,prevention & control,instrumentation,instrumentation,
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Kim DY, Biffl W et. al.
Mar 17th, 2020 - Blunt cerebrovascular injuries (BCVIs) are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. This guideline evaluates several aspects of BCVI diagnosis and management including the role of screening protocols, criteria for screening cervical spine injuries, and the use of antithrombotic therapy (ATT) and endovascular stents. Using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Ev...
Gut Tripathi D, Stanley AJ et. al.
Mar 3rd, 2020 - These guidelines on transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent-shunt (TIPSS) in the management of portal hypertension have been commissioned by the Clinical Services and Standards Committee (CSSC) of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) under the auspices of the Liver Section of the BSG. The guidelines are new and have been produced in collaboration with the British Society of Inter...