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Accuracy of Focused Abdominal Sonography for Trauma (FAST)

Rachel J. Kwon.

in 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Primary Care. 822 words.

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark study in trauma surgery. It deals with focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST). How accurate is surgeon-performed ultrasound to assess...

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Acute Appendicitis

Michael P. Catanzaro and Rachel J. Kwon.

in 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Primary Care. 977 words.

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark historical study in surgery involving management and treatment of acute appendicitis. It describes the history of the disease, gives a summary...

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Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy in Obese Patients with Diabetes

Michael Choi and Miguel Burch.

in 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Primary Care. 1291 words.

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark study in bariatric surgery. In obese patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes, does bariatric surgery plus intensive medical therapy achieve...

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Bile Duct Injury in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Justin Steggerda, Eric Simms and Miguel Burch.

in 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Primary Care. 1878 words.

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark study in performance of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Can we improve safety and reduce the risk of bile duct injury during laparoscopic...

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Breast Cancer after Prophylactic Bilateral Mastectomy in Patients with <i>BRCA</i> Mutation

Rachel J. Kwon.

in 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Primary Care. 828 words.

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark study in breast surgical oncology. Does prophylactic bilateral mastectomy reduce the incidence of breast cancer in patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2null...

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Cardiac Stents versus Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery for Severe Coronary Artery Disease

Michael E. Hochman.

in 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Primary Care. 1323 words.

This chapter provides a summary of the landmark study known as the SYNTAX trial, which compared percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) to treat...

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Carotid Endarterectomy for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis

Michael E. Hochman.

in 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Primary Care. 1350 words.

This chapter provides a summary of the landmark surgical study known as the ACST trial, which compared surgical versus nonsurgical treatment for asymptomatic carotid stenosis. Is carotid...

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Carotid Endarterectomy for Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis

Hardik A. Amin.

in 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Primary Care. 1370 words.

This chapter provides a summary of the landmark surgical study known as the NASCET trial, which compared surgical versus nonsurgical treatment for patients with symptomatic carotid...

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Child-Pugh Score for Mortality in Cirrhosis

Rachel J. Kwon.

in 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Primary Care. 1126 words.

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark historical study in surgery deriving the Child-Pugh score for mortality in cirrhosis. It describes the history of the disease, gives a summary...

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Classification of Surgical Complications

Andrew Gonzalez and SreyRam Kuy.

in 50 Studies Every Surgeon Should Know

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Primary Care. 1077 words.

This landmark paper proposed a graded classification model for surgical complications and determined that there is a direct correlation between complication grade and patient length of...

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