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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.

Management of Sciatica
01/01/70 - Mr. Winston?s case represents a common scenario in the management of symptomatic lumbar disk herniation. In this particular case, the patient?s symptoms and the physical examination are consistent with nerve-root compression and inflammation directly from an L4?L5 herniated disk on his left side.…

Levosimendan for Hemodynamic Support after Cardiac Surgery
01/01/70 - Every year, more than 1 million patients undergo cardiac surgery in the United States and Europe. Acute perioperative left ventricular dysfunction is a major complication affecting up to 20% of such patients and is associated with increased mortality. Inotropic drugs (catecholamines and…

Levosimendan in Patients with Left Ventricular Dysfunction Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
01/01/70 - Cardiac surgery with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass is a common procedure, with more than 1 million operations performed annually in the United States and Europe. Increasingly, patients who are referred for cardiac surgery are older and have multiple coexisting conditions, as compared with those…

Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement in Intermediate-Risk Patients
01/01/70 - Transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR) with the use of a self-expanding prosthesis is superior to medical therapy in patients with severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis in whom surgical aortic-valve replacement has been associated with prohibitive risk. Among patients who are at high risk for…

Anesthesia and Developing Brains ? Implications of the FDA Warning
01/01/70 - For more than 15 years, the potential for lasting neurotoxic effects of agents used to induce general anesthesia and sedation when administered to young children ? and indirectly through pregnant women to fetuses with developing brains ? has been a subject of concern and considerable research…

Iodide-Associated Sialadenitis
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Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes ? 5-Year Outcomes
01/01/70 - Observational studies and randomized, controlled trials, which have generally been short-term studies, have shown that bariatric surgery, when used specifically to treat diabetes, significantly improves glycemic control and reduces cardiovascular risk factors. In the Surgical Treatment and…

Case 5-2017: A 19-Year-Old Man with Hematuria and a Retroperitoneal Mass
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Jed-Sian Cheng (Urology): A 19-year-old man was seen in the urology outpatient clinic of this hospital because of a retroperitoneal mass and a history of transient hematuria. The patient had been in excellent health until approximately 1 month before this evaluation, when,…

Thromboprophylaxis after Knee Arthroscopy and Lower-Leg Casting
01/01/70 - Patients who undergo arthroscopic knee surgery and patients who are treated with casting of the lower leg are at increased risk for venous thromboembolism (i.e. deep-vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism). Venous thromboembolism is an important health problem that is associated with considerable…

Mycobacterium chimaera Spread from Heating and Cooling Units in Heart Surgery
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Recent articles have described patients with infections due to a form of nontuberculous mycobacteria, Mycobacterium chimaera, that developed after cardiac surgery. Infections have been publicly reported in five countries, and it has been noted that these infections developed after…

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