Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be associated with a higher risk for postoperative pneumonia after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) than H2-receptor antagonists, according to a new study.
2 Oct 2013
For patients with stents undergoing noncardiac surgery, most recommendations on perioperative antiplatelet therapy are based on expert opinions that don't always agree, a review found.
21 Aug 2013
Hospitalists can help quickly identify various issues that arise postoperatively.
15 Dec 2013
Use of a lung-protective ventilation strategy during major abdominal surgery appears to improve outcomes, according to a new study.
7 Aug 2013
The orthopedics service worked with hospital medicine and took more readmitted patients.
15 Oct 2020
Rectal administration of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is superior to pancreatic duct (PD) stents in preventing pancreatitis after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ECRP), a meta-analysis found.
10 Jul 2013
MI and respiratory calculators can help manage perioperative risk.
15 Jun 2012
Cangrelor may reduce periprocedural thrombotic complications in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) but with increased mild bleeding, a new industry-funded analysis indicates.
11 Sep 2013
Patients who receive dexmedetomidine after cardiac surgery may have lower postoperative rates of mortality as well as complications, according to a new study.
27 Mar 2013
Patients with aortic stenosis have a higher risk of postoperative myocardial infarction and death 30 days after noncardiac surgery, compared to those without aortic stenosis, a study found.
20 Mar 2013