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  1. Thyroid diseases are one of the most common health problems worldwide. Although they represent a necessary step in order to perform thyroidectomy, hyperextension of the neck can potentially increase postoperat...

    Authors: Salvatore Pagliaro, Leonardo Rossi, Michela Meligeni, Letizia Catani, Riccardo Morganti, Gabriele Materazzi, Sohail Bakkar, Antonia Montanino, Danilo Pagliaro, Monica Scateni and Nicola Pagnucci
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:74
  2. Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury (CSA-AKI) affects up to 42% of cardiac surgery patients. CSA-AKI is multifactorial, with low abdominal perfusion pressure often overlooked. Abdominal perfusion pr...

    Authors: Vanessa Moll, Ashish K. Khanna, Andrea Kurz, Jiapeng Huang, Marije Smit, Madhav Swaminathan, Steven Minear, K. Gage Parr, Amit Prabhakar, Manxu Zhao and Manu L. N. G. Malbrain
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:72
  3. Opioid-sparing multimodal analgesia is increasingly emphasized for postoperative pain management. This commentary discusses a study by Manning et al. on an opioid reduction pathway for robotic prostatectomy.

    Authors: Binbin Zhu, Angyang Cao and Yijun Chen
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:71

    The original article was published in Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:43

  4. The Revised Cardiac Risk Index (RCRI) is a six-parameter model that is commonly used in assessing individual 30-day perioperative cardiovascular risk before general surgery, but its use in patients on chronic ...

    Authors: Dharmenaan Palamuthusingam, Elaine M. Pascoe, Carmel M. Hawley, David Wayne Johnson and Magid Fahim
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:70
  5. The purpose of this study is to systematically analyze the development trend, research hotspots, and future development direction on the treatment of neuropathic pain (NP) with spinal cord stimulation through ...

    Authors: Liwen Zhang, Zhenhua Li, Haiyan Gu, Jinyan Chen, Yanping Zhang, Yuanyuan Yu and Hexiang Wang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:69
  6. High doses of long-acting opioids were used to facilitate off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting procedure, which may result in opioid-related adverse events after surgery. Transcutaneous electrical acupoint...

    Authors: Hui Zhang, Lini Wang, Ziyu Zheng, Jiange Han, Lin Li, Wenlong Yao, Zhijian Li, Gang Luo, Baobao Gao, Jie Shen, Hailong Dong and Chong Lei
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:68
  7. The aim of our study was to validate the original Charlson Comorbidity Index (1987) (CCI) and adjusted CCI (2011) as a prediction model for 30-day and 1-year mortality after hip fracture surgery. The secondary...

    Authors: Eveline de Haan, Benthe van Oosten, Veronique. A. J. I. M. van Rijckevorsel, T. Martijn Kuijper, Louis de Jong and Gert R. Roukema
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:67
  8. This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of perioperative patient deterioration by developing predictive models that evaluate unanticipated ICU admissions and in-hospital mortality both as distinct and com...

    Authors: Tom H.G.F. Bakkes, Eveline H.J. Mestrom, Nassim Ourahou, Uzay Kaymak, Paulo J. de Andrade Serra, Massimo Mischi, Arthur R. Bouwman and Simona Turco
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:66
  9. Esophagectomy after chemoradiotherapy is associated with an increased risk of surgical complications. The significance of preoperative neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio after chem...

    Authors: Chien-Ming Lo, Hung-I. Lu, Yu-Ming Wang, Yen-Hao Chen, Yu Chen, Li-Chun Chen and Shau-Hsuan Li
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:65
  10. Surveys suggest a low level of implementation of clinical guidelines, although they are intended to improve the quality of treatment and patient safety. Which guideline recommendations are not followed and why...

    Authors: Simone Maria Kagerbauer, Jennifer Wißler, Manfred Blobner, Ferdinand Biegert, Dimislav Ivanov Andonov, Gerhard Schneider, Armin Horst Podtschaske, Bernhard Ulm and Bettina Jungwirth
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:64
  11. Body contouring surgery after massive weight loss is associated with different risk factors. Wound healing disorders and seromas commonly occur postoperatively. Bariatric interventions lead to massive weight l...

    Authors: Maximilian C. Stumpfe, Juliane Platzer, Raymund E. Horch, Alexander Geierlehner, Andreas Arkudas, Wibke Mueller-Seubert, Aijia Cai, Theresa Promny and Ingo Ludolph
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:63
  12. Secondary peritonitis is the second leading cause of sepsis worldwide. Drug resistance to peritoneal cavity bacterial infection remains a public health threat, especially in resource-limited settings in Africa...

    Authors: Nyenke Bassara Godefroy, Joshua Muhumuza, Selamo Fabrice Molen, Musa Abbas Waziri, ByaMungu Pahari Kagenderezo, Bienfait Mumbere Vahwere, Frank Katembo Sikakulya, William Mauricio, Joel Wandabwa, Bisingurege Kagoro Francois, Ezera Agwu and Xaviour Francis Okedi
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:62
  13. Previous Ethiopian literature on surgical capacity and challenges has focused on quantitative investigations, lacking contextual understanding. This explanatory sequential mixed-methods research (MMR) aimed to...

    Authors: Hailemariam Mulugeta, Abebayehu Zemedkun, Getachew Mergia, Semagn M. Abate, Mintesnot Gebremariam, Bedru Jemal, Getachew Nenko, Genet Gebremichael, Aschalew Besha and Mekonnen B. Aregu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:61
  14. Preoperative anaemia including iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) is a well-established perioperative risk factor. However, most studies on iron therapy to treat IDA have been negative and few have been conducted w...

    Authors: Christoffer Calov Jørgensen and Henrik Kehlet
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:60
  15. The association between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) remains controversial, with limited studies specifically examining flurbiprofen. Therefore, thi...

    Authors: Yongrong Liu, Bo Li, Lihua Hang and Li Zhang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:59
  16. The purpose of the current study was to assess the efficacy of tranexamic acid (TXA) on reducing bleeding in cardiac surgical patients with preoperative antiplatelet therapy (APT).

    Authors: Lijuan Tian, Xiaotao Li, Lixian He, Hongwen Ji and Yuntai Yao
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:58
  17. Intraoperative hypotension is a common side effect of general anesthesia. Here we examined whether the Hypotension Prediction Index (HPI), a novel warning system, reduces the severity and duration of intraoper...

    Authors: Chih-Jun Lai, Ya-Jung Cheng, Yin-Yi Han, Po-Ni Hsiao, Pei-Lin Lin, Ching-Tang Chiu, Jang-Ming Lee, Yu-Wen Tien and Kuo-Liong Chien
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:57
  18. Remimazolam is a short-acting benzodiazepine newly approved for the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia. Remimazolam emerges as an ideal drug for the neurosurgical population due to its rapid emerg...

    Authors: Jeayoun Kim, Seungwon Lee, Boram Park, Woo Seog Sim, Hyun Joo Ahn, Mi-Hye Park and Ji Seon Jeong
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:56
  19. Our previous research has revealed that mild hypothermia leads to excessive bleeding in thoracic surgeries, while the underlying mechanism stayed unrevealed by the standard coagulation tests. The research ques...

    Authors: Shangyi Hui, Qian Zhang, Jiaxin Lang and Jie Yi
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:55
  20. Due to the distinctive nature of cardiac surgery, patients suffering from hereditary spherocytosis (HS) are potentially at a high risk of perioperative complications resulting from hemolysis. Despite being the...

    Authors: Konrad Mendrala, Tomasz Czober, Tomasz Darocha, Damian Hudziak, Paweł Podsiadło, Sylweriusz Kosiński, Bogusz Jagoda and Radosław Gocoł
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:54
  21. The erector spinae plane block (ESPB) is a new analgesic method used in thoracic surgery. However, few studies have characterized their effects on perioperative opioid consumption. We aimed to evaluate the eff...

    Authors: Huan Xu, Wei Wu, Xue Chen, Wenxin He and Hong Shi
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:53
  22. Tranexamic acid has been widely used in plastic surgery. However, its efficacy has yet to be fully established. This meta-analysis aimed to determine its effectiveness in aesthetic plastic surgery.

    Authors: Jerzy Kolasiński, Tomasz Reysner, Małgorzata Kolenda, Szymon Kołacz and Małgorzata Domagalska
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:52
  23. Surgery for acute appendicitis has been associated with significant morbidity. This study aimed to determine the factors associated with early inhospital adverse outcomes following surgery for acute appendicit...

    Authors: Sharif Yusuf Farhan, Demoz Abraha, Isaac Edyedu, Selamo Fabrice Molen, William Mauricio, Samuel Oledo Odong, Michael Mugeni and Joshua Muhumuza
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:51
  24. The I-FEED classification, scored 0–8, was reported to accurately describe the clinical manifestations of gastrointestinal impairment after colorectal surgery. Therefore, it is interesting to determine whether...

    Authors: Chun-Yu Wu, Chih-Jun Lai, Fu-Ren Xiao, Jen-Ting Yang, Shih-Hung Yang, Dar-Ming Lai and Fon-Yih Tsuang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:50
  25. Multimodal analgesia regimens are recommended for the postoperative period after hip and knee replacement surgeries. However, there are no data on practice patterns for analgesic use in the immediate postopera...

    Authors: Giovanni E. Ferreira, Asad E. Patanwala, Hannah Turton, Aili V. Langford, Ian A. Harris, Chris G. Maher, Andrew J. McLachlan, Paul Glare and Chung-Wei Christine Lin
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:49
  26. Postoperative delirium (POD) is a common neurologic disorder among elderly patients after non-cardiac surgery, which leads to various negative outcomes. Sleep disorder is considered an important cause of POD. ...

    Authors: Shuang Han, Zenghua Cai, Longlu Cao, Jianli Li and Lining Huang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:47
  27. The study was performed to investigate the efficacy and safety of preoperative dexamethasone (DXM) in preventing postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) after minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE).

    Authors: Xiaoxi Li, Ling Yu, Jiaonan Yang, Miao Fu and Hongyu Tan
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:46
  28. Frailty is common in patients undergoing cardiac surgery and is associated with poorer postoperative outcomes. Ultrasound examination of skeletal muscle morphology may serve as an objective assessment tool as ...

    Authors: Derek King Wai Yau, James Francis Griffith, Malcolm John Underwood, Gavin Matthew Joynt and Anna Lee
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:45
  29. Chronic heart failure (HF) is frequent in elderly patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. Preoperative risk stratification is vital and can be achieved using simple clinical risk scores or preoperative N-term...

    Authors: Götz Schmidt, Nora Frieling, Emmanuel Schneck, Marit Habicher, Christian Koch, Birgit Aßmus and Michael Sander
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:44
  30. Postoperative delirium is a common complication in older patients, with poor long-term outcomes. This study aimed to investigate risk factors and develop a predictive model for postoperative delirium in older ...

    Authors: Yun-Gen Luo, Xiao-Dong Wu, Yu-Xiang Song, Xiao-Lin Wang, Kai Liu, Chun-Ting Shi, Zi-Lin Wang, Yu-Long Ma, Hao Li, Yan-Hong Liu, Wei-Dong Mi, Jing-Sheng Lou and Jiang-Bei Cao
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:41
  31. Under recognition combined with suboptimal management of right ventricular (RV) dysfunction and failure is associated with significant perioperative morbidity and mortality. The contemporary perioperative team...

    Authors: R. C. Arora, J. K. Brown, S. Chatterjee, T. J. Gan, G. Singh and M. Z. Tong
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:40
  32. Postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and costly complication after non-cardiac surgery. Patients with or without diabetes could develop hyperglycemia before surgery, and preoperative hyperglycem...

    Authors: Qianyun Pang, Yumei Feng, Yajun Yang and Hongliang Liu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:39
  33. Duke Activity Status Index (DASI) is a widely used tool to assess functional capacity among patients, but there is no Sinhala version validated for patients in Sri Lanka. This study aimed to cross-culturally a...

    Authors: C. Ranasinghe, K. Kariyawasam, J. Liyanage, Y. Walpita, U. Rajasinghe, A. Abayadeera, P. Chandrasinghe, M. Gunasekara, S. Kumarage, M. De Silva, K. Ranathunga, K. Deen and H. Ismail
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:38
  34. Preeclampsia is an important cause of heart failure during pregnancy and the postpartum period. The aim of this review is to elucidate the pathophysiology and clinical features of preeclamptic heart failure an...

    Authors: Anjishnujit Bandyopadhyay, Sunaakshi Puri, Tanvir Samra and Vighnesh Ashok
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:37
  35. Perioperative oral management contributes to the prevention of dental/systemic complications. However, a professional dental checkup before surgery is generally not performed and relies on the patient’s answer...

    Authors: Aiko Yoshitomi, Yoshihiko Soga, Reiko Yamanaka-Kohno and Hiroshi Morimatsu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:36
  36. The effect of elevated preoperative liver enzyme levels on postoperative outcomes is a topic of concern to clinicians. This study explored the association between elevated preoperative liver enzyme levels and ...

    Authors: Tzu-Ruei Liao, Yuan-Wen Lee, Chuen-Chau Chang, Alan Hsi-Wen Liao, Yen-Chun Lai and Chih-Chung Liu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:35
  37. To retrospectively analyze the risk factors for postoperative delirium (POD) after orthopedic surgery in elderly patients and establish an individualized nomogram to predict the risk of POD.

    Authors: Yunping Fan, Tingjun Yang, Yuhan Liu, Haibin Gan, Xiaohua Li, Yanrong Luo, Xuping Yang and Qianyun Pang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:34
  38. The association between perioperative fluid administration and risk of complications following emergency surgery is poorly studied. We tested the association between the perioperative fluid balance and postope...

    Authors: Anders W. Voldby, Anne A. Aaen, Ann M. Møller and Birgitte Brandstrup
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:32
  39. During the COVID-19 pandemic, some patients who were transported to the operating room for emergency surgery had COVID-19; operating room nurses should be in direct contact with these patients in a small and c...

    Authors: Behzad Imani, Mehrnush Mostafayi and Shirdel Zandi
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:30
  40. Pulmonary function is impaired after major abdominal surgery and might be less impaired by restrictive fluid administration. Under the assumption of a fluid-sparing effect of colloids, we tested the hypothesis...

    Authors: Mina Obradovic, Florian Luf, Christian Reiterer, Sebastian Schoppmann, Andrea Kurz, Edith Fleischmann and Barbara Kabon
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:28
  41. As patients continue to live longer from diseases that predispose them to right ventricular (RV) dysfunction or failure, many more patients will require surgery for acute or chronic health issues. Because RV d...

    Authors: Matthew D. McEvoy, Paul M. Heerdt, Vicki Morton, Raquel R. Bartz and Timothy E. Miller
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:27
  42. The success of abdominal cancer surgery depends not only on the surgery itself but is influenced by the overall perioperative management. Given the multitude of perioperative measures and the ever-increasing n...

    Authors: M. A. Willis, S. Post, M. Nothacker, M. Follmann, T. Langer and T. O. Vilz
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:25

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