This cohort study used health administrative databases to examine rates of survival and utilization of surgery among children with trisomy 13 and 18.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of short-term high-dose perioperative atorvastatin vs placebo on acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery.
This randomized trial reports that in high-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery, remote ischemic preconditioning performed via blood pressure cuff inflation significantly reduced the rate of acute kidney injury and renal replacement therapy.
Schweizer and coauthors evaluate whether the implementation of an evidence-based bundle is associated with a lower risk of Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infections in patients undergoing cardiac operations or hip or knee arthroplasties.
Imazio and coauthors conducted a randomized clinical trial among 360 patients undergoing cardiac surgery to determine the efficacy and safety of perioperative use of oral colchicine in reducing postpericardiotomy syndrome, postoperative atrial fibrillation, and postoperative pericardial effusions.
Gialdini and coauthors report on perioperative atrial fibrillation and the long-term risk of ischemic stroke.