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Enhanced Recovery after Elective Open Surgical Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: A Complementary Overview through a Pooled Analysis of Proportions from Case Series Studies
(PLOS ONE, 2014-06-02) [Artigo]
Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs in elective open surgical repair (OSR) of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).Background: Open surgical repair of AAA is ...
Review of the efficacy and safety of cryoablation for the treatment of small renal masses
(Journal of the Canadian Urological Association, 2013-02-04) [Artigo]
Purpose: Small renal masses are increasingly being discovered incidentally on imaging for another reason. The standard of care of these masses involves excision by open or laparoscopic techniques. Recently, ablative ...
Sternal fixation techniques following sternotomy for preventing sternal wound complications
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014-02-27) [Artigo]
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of sternal fixation techniques for preventing sternal wound complications following sternotomy .
Oral antihistamines for seasonal allergic conjunctivitis
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014-06-20) [Artigo]
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of oral antihistamines (such as loratadine, desloratadine, cetirizine, levocetirizine, ...
Intravenous versus inhalation anaesthesia for patients undergoing on-pump or off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017-03-29) [Artigo]
This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To verify the efficacy and safe of intravenous versus inhalation anaesthesia in decreasing mortality and morbidity for patients ...
Efficacy and safety of blood transfusion in obstetric patients: Systematic review of the literature
(Ginekologia Polska, 2017-01-01) [Artigo]
Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of blood transfusion compared to no intervention in obstetric patients. Material and methods: A systematic review was performed with Cochrane Database of Clinical Trials, PubMed, EMBASE ...
Effects of different fresh gas flows with or without a heat and moisture exchanger on inhaled gas humidity in adults undergoing general anaesthesia: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
(European Journal of Anaesthesiology, 2017-08-01) [Artigo]
Background: The minimum inhaled gas absolute humidity level is 20 mgH2O l-1 for short-duration use in general anaesthesia and 30 mgH2O l-1 for long-duration use in intensive care to avoid respiratory tract dehydration. ...
Nucleic acid amplification techniques (NAATs) for early diagnosis of HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2015-09-08) [Artigo]
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: Our primary objective is to assess the diagnostic accuracy (sensitivity and specificity) of NAATs (both quantitative and qualitative) ...
Aspiration thrombectomy prior to percutaneous coronary intervention in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: A systematic review and meta-analysis
(BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 2016-06-02) [Artigo]
Background: Trials of aspiration thrombectomy (AT) prior to primary percutaneous intervention (PCI) in patients with ST-segment elevation MI (STEMI) have shown apparently inconsistent results and therefore generated ...
Tramadol for acute pain management in conjunction with serotonin receptor antagonist antiemetic drugs
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014-06-27) [Artigo]
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To determine any interaction of serotonin receptor antagonist antiemetic drugs on the analgesic effect of tramadol for acute pain ...