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  1. Morbidity and mortality risk prediction tools are increasingly being used as part of preoperative assessment of patients presenting for major abdominal surgery. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) can pred...

    Authors: Z. Nawoor-Quinn, A. Oliver, R. Raobaikady, K. Mohammad, S. Cone and R. Kasivisvanathan
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:48
  2. Although surgery is the curative option of choice for patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer, morbidity, especially the rate of pulmonary complications, and consequently mortality of patients undergo...

    Authors: Martin Reichert, Maike Lang, Joern Pons-Kühnemann, Michael Sander, Winfried Padberg and Andreas Hecker
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:47
  3. Clinical practice guidelines discourage routine preoperative screening tests for patients undergoing low-risk procedures. This study sought to determine the frequency and costs of potentially low-value preoper...

    Authors: Alex H. S. Harris, Thomas Bowe, Robin N. Kamal, Erika D. Sears, Mary Hawn, Dan Eisenberg, Andrea K. Finlay, Hildi J. Hagedorn and Seshadri Mudumbai
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:33
  4. The American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification System is commonly used for preoperative assessment. Patient physical status before surgery can play an important role in postoperative ...

    Authors: Jong Ho Kim, Haewon Kim, Kookhyun Yoo, Sung Mi Hwang, So Young Lim, Jae Jun Lee and Young Suk Kwon
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:31
  5. Significant resources are invested in the UK to collect data for National Clinical Audits (NCAs), but it is unclear whether and how they facilitate local quality improvement (QI). The perioperative setting is ...

    Authors: Duncan Wagstaff, Samantha Warnakulasuriya, Georgina Singleton, Suneetha Ramani Moonesinghe, Naomi Fulop and Cecilia Vindrola-Padros
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:43
  6. Frailty increases the risk of perioperative complications, length of stay, and the need for assisted-living after discharge. As the UK population ages the number of frail patients presenting for elective surge...

    Authors: Sarah Harrison, David A. Harvie, Frances Wensley and Lewis Matthews
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:42
  7. Most patients who are admitted non-intubated to surgery are extubated at surgery conclusion. Yet, 1–2% require unplanned postoperative ventilatory support. The outcome of these patients has not been thoroughly...

    Authors: Ron Magor, Inbal Dabush-Elisha, Daniel Aviram, Dana Karol, Adi Syn-Hershko, Reut Schvartz, Barak Cohen and Idit Matot
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:44
  8. Patients presenting for major surgery with low cardiorespiratory fitness (deconditioning) and other modifiable risk factors are at increased risk of postoperative complications. This study investigated the fea...

    Authors: Jamie L. Waterland, Hilmy Ismail, Catherine L. Granger, Cameron Patrick, Linda Denehy and Bernhard Riedel
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:32
  9. Pentraxins are inflammatory proteins and markers of acute-phase responses. They are divided into short and long subgroups based on the length of the N-terminal region. The most studied short pentraxin is the C...

    Authors: Radoslaw Jaworski, Katarzyna Dzierzanowska-Fangrat, Renata Grzywa-Czuba and Andrzej Kansy
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:35
  10. Flurbiprofen has been one of the most commonly used nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in China and other Asian countries for perioperative multimodal analgesia in recent years, yet its association ...

    Authors: Huang Nie, Yiming Hao, Xiangying Feng, Lina Ma, Yumei Ma, Zhen Zhang, Xi’an Han, Jian zhong Zhang, Ping Zhang, Qingchuan Zhao and Hailong Dong
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:38
  11. To assess the feasibility of administering the MoCA 5-minute test/Telephone (T-MoCA), an abbreviated version of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment to older adults perioperatively

    Authors: Lisa Cooper, Sindhu Krishnan, Houman Javedan, Angela M. Bader and Samir Tulabaev
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:41
  12. As type of surgery and opioids are suggested risk factors for the development of cognitive decline after surgery, we evaluated the effect of an opioid-sparing anesthesia regimen involving preoperative erector ...

    Authors: Hong Zhao, Qiaoyu Han, Chuan Shi and Yi Feng
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:45
  13. Organ function is known to decline with age. Optimizing cardiac, pulmonary and renal function in older adults has led to significant improvements in perioperative care. However, when substantial blood loss and...

    Authors: Cordell Cunningham, Christian Tapking, Michael Salter, Roger Seeton, George C. Kramer, Donald S. Prough, Melinda Sheffield-Moore and Michael P. Kinsky
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:30
  14. Goal-directed haemodynamic therapy (GDHT) has been shown to reduce morbidity and mortality in high-risk surgical patients. However, there is little evidence of its efficacy in patients undergoing hip fracture ...

    Authors: Juan V. Lorente, Francesca Reguant, Anna Arnau, Marcelo Borderas, Juan C. Prieto, Jordi Torrallardona, Laura Carrasco, Patricia Solano, Isabel Pérez, Carla Farré, Ignacio Jiménez, Javier Ripollés-Melchor, Manuel I. Monge and Joan Bosch
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:46
  15. Major surgery accounts for a substantial proportion of health service activity, due not only to the primary procedure, but the longer-term health implications of poor short-term outcome. Data from small studie...

    Authors: S. Ramani Moonesinghe, Dermot McGuckin, Peter Martin, James Bedford, Duncan Wagstaff, David Gilhooly, Cristel Santos, Jonathan Wilson, Jenny Dorey, Irene Leeman, Helena Smith, Cecilia Vindrola-Padros, Kylie Edwards, Georgina Singleton, Michael Swart, Rachel Baumber…
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:37
  16. Caesarean section is a common surgery, with almost 23 million procedures performed globally each year. Postpartum haemorrhage, in association with caesarean section surgery, is a leading global cause of matern...

    Authors: Alicia T. Dennis, Marissa Ferguson and Sarah Jackson
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:36
  17. Cancer patients present nutritional and complications risks during the postoperative period. Fasting contributes to surgical catabolic damage. This study evaluates the consequence of fasting time on the surgic...

    Authors: Caroline Fachini, Claudio Z. Alan and Luciana V. Viana
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:29
  18. Modified radical mastectomy (MRM) is the most effective and common type of invasive surgery for breast cancer. However, it causes moderate to severe acute pain and even lasts for a long postoperative period. T...

    Authors: Ying Zhao, Weilin Jin, Peng Pan, Shuquan Feng, Danyun Fu and Junyan Yao
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:39
  19. Prehabilitation appears to be an effective strategy to reduce postoperative complications and enhance recovery after colorectal surgery. Although many patients prefer (unsupervised) home-based prehabilitation,...

    Authors: Ruud F. W. Franssen, Bart C. Bongers, F. Jeroen Vogelaar and Maryska L. G. Janssen-Heijnen
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:28
  20. The effect of hyperoxia due to supplemental oxygen administration on postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery remains unclear. This retrospective study aimed to evaluate the relationship b...

    Authors: Jae-Woo Ju, Hyun Woo Choe, Jinyoung Bae, Seohee Lee, Youn Joung Cho, Karam Nam and Yunseok Jeon
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:27
  21. Preventing post-operative ileus (POI) is important given its associated morbidity and increased cost of care. The authors’ prior work showed that POI in patients with newly created ileostomies is associated wi...

    Authors: Anya L. Greenberg, Yvonne M. Kelly, Ankit Sarin and Madhulika G. Varma
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:25
  22. In 2010, a national enquiry into elderly patient outcomes after surgery identified that only 36% received ‘good’ care. Guidance was subsequently published by the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain a...

    Authors: Clair Clark, Ella Bennett and Irwin Foo
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:26
  23. In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of full-size three-dimensional individual printed model (3D-IPM) based on computerized tomography (CT) reconstruction combined with 3D ...

    Authors: Xiaobin Yuan, Xiaolei Liu, Qiang Jing, Fan Liu and Xuhui Zhang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:22
  24. Health optimisation programmes are increasingly popular and aim to support patients to lose weight or stop smoking ahead of surgery, yet there is little published evidence about their impact. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Joanna McLaughlin, Lauren J. Scott, Lucie Owens, Hugh McLeod, Carlos Sillero-Rejon, Rebecca Reynolds, Amanda Owen-Smith, Elizabeth M. Hill, Russell Jago, Jenny L. Donovan, Sabi Redwood and Ruth Kipping
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:21
  25. The ClearSight system measures blood pressure non-invasively and determines cardiac output by analyzing the continuous pressure waveform. We performed a multi-center clinical study in China to test the equival...

    Authors: Yuefu Wang, Weiqin Huang, Jiange Han, Yu Tian, Chunrong Wang and Lihuan Li
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:24
  26. The AUB-HAS2 Cardiovascular Risk Index is a recently published tool for pre-operative cardiovascular evaluation. It is based on six data elements: history of heart disease, symptoms of angina or dyspnea, age ≥...

    Authors: Omar Chehab, Mahmoud Eldirani, Hani Tamim, Aurelie Mailhac, Maha Makki and Habib A. Dakik
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:23
  27. Preoperative risk stratification is used to derive an optimal treatment plan for patients requiring cancer surgery. Patients with reversible risk factors are candidates for prehabilitation programmes. This pil...

    Authors: Vladimir Bolshinsky, Hilmy Ismail, Michael Li, Jarrod Basto, Robert Schier, Anna Hagemeier, Kwok-Ming Ho, Alexander Heriot and Bernhard Riedel
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:20
  28. Sedative premedication with benzodiazepines has been linked with prolonged recovery and inadequate emergence during the immediate postoperative period. We aimed to analyze the association between postanesthesi...

    Authors: Karin Stuff, Elena Kainz, Ursula Kahl, Hans Pinnschmidt, Stefanie Beck, Franziska von Breunig, Rainer Nitzschke, Sandra Funcke, Christian Zöllner and Marlene Fischer
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:18
  29. This study was performed to evaluate the effectiveness of ramosetron orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs) in preventing post-discharge nausea and/or vomiting (PDNV) in female patients following outpatient surg...

    Authors: Hyun-Jung Shin, Yong-Hee Park, Minying Chang, Yun Jeong Chae, Hun-Taek Lee, Oh Haeng Lee, Sang-Kee Min and Sang-Hwan Do
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:17
  30. Advances in cardiac surgical operative techniques and myocardial protection have dramatically improved outcomes in the past two decades. An unfortunate and unintended consequence is that 80% of the preventable...

    Authors: Andrew D. Shaw, Nicole R. Guinn, Jessica K. Brown, Rakesh C. Arora, Kevin W. Lobdell, Michael C. Grant, Tong J. Gan and Daniel T. Engelman
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:19
  31. Hip fracture and surgery are associated with moderate to severe pain, which hampers early mobilization and extends the hospital stay. Femoral nerve block and fascia iliaca compartment block could provide effec...

    Authors: Chun-Guang Wang, Yang Yang, Ming-Yu Yang, Xiu-Li Wang and Yan-Ling Ding
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:15
  32. A previous investigation regarding contralateral seventh cervical nerve transfer (CC7) revealed a novel and effective approach to improve arm function in patients with chronic spastic paralysis. The patients w...

    Authors: Fan Su, Ye Xu, Xiaoqian Wang, Yiqun Zhou, Wendong Xu, Yaojin Zhang and Ying Liu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:12
  33. Previous meta-analysis of heterogeneous surgical cohorts demonstrated reduction in postoperative pain with perioperative intravenous dexamethasone, but none have addressed adults undergoing elective abdominal ...

    Authors: C. Mitchell, S. J. Cheuk, C. M. O’Donnell, S. Bampoe and D. Walker
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:13
  34. Many institutions withheld elective lists and triaged surgeries during the peak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. As a result, older surgical patients have had to wait for rescheduled dates in a...

    Authors: Pui San Loh, Sook Hui Chaw, Yi Xian Foong, Dhurgka Ramasamy, Rafdzah Ahmad Zaki, Shanggar Kuppusamy, Teng Aik Ong, Mee Hoong See and Hui Min Khor
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:10
  35. Maxillofacial surgery for free flap reconstructions is associated with many complications due to technical complexity and comorbidity of patients. With a focus on critical care, the authors studied the impact ...

    Authors: Bruno Denis, Claire Gourbeix, Marine Coninckx, Jean-Philippe Foy, Chloé Bertolus, Jean-Michel Constantin and Vincent Degos
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:11
  36. The relationship between the health care provider and the patient is an indispensable element of medical care. The existence of a proper therapeutic relationship between the health care provider and the patien...

    Authors: Tsegaw Biyazin, Belete Fenta, Aynalem Yetwale, Ayanos Taye and Yeshitila Belay
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:8
  37. The fluid balance associated with a better outcome following emergency surgery is unknown. The aim of this study was to explore the association of the perioperative fluid balance and postoperative complication...

    Authors: Anders W. Voldby, Anne A. Aaen, Roberto Loprete, Hassan A. Eskandarani, Anders W. Boolsen, Simon Jønck, Sarah Ekeloef, Jakob Burcharth, Lau C. Thygesen, Ann M. Møller and Birgitte Brandstrup
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:9
  38. Postoperative complications are frequent after gastrointestinal surgery and early prediction remains an unmet need. Serum albumin shows a rapid decrease after surgery, and this decline (ΔAlb) may reflect the i...

    Authors: Gaëtan-Romain Joliat, Arnaud Schoor, Markus Schäfer, Nicolas Demartines, Martin Hübner and Ismail Labgaa
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:7
  39. Pre-operative anaemia has been associated independently with worse outcomes after cardiac surgery in adults and is often caused by absolute or functional iron deficiency. Iron deficiency is a continuum ending ...

    Authors: Lachlan F. Miles, Vanessa Pac Soo, Sabine Braat, Stephane Heritier, Kate L. Burbury and David A. Story
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:4
  40. Preoperative medical consultations add expense and burden for patients and the impact of these consults on patient outcomes is conflicting. Previous work suggests that 10–40% of preoperative medical consult re...

    Authors: Kristin Flemons, Michael Bosch, Sarah Coakeley, Bushra Muzammal, Rahim Kachra and Shannon M. Ruzycki
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:2
  41. Frailty is a distinctive health state associated with a loss of physiological reserve that results in higher rates of perioperative complications and impaired return to pre-morbid functional status. It is prev...

    Authors: Reema Ayyash, Joanne Knight, Elke Kothmann, Mohamed Eid, Katie Ayyash, Kerry Colling, David Yates, Aileen Mill and Gerard Danjoux
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:6
  42. Anaphylaxis during anesthesia is a rare but often a potentially life-threatening event for patients. Identifying culprit agents responsible for anaphylaxis is of great important for avoiding potential re-expos...

    Authors: Xiaowen Liu, Ruisong Gong, Xin Xin and Jing Zhao
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:5
  43. The impact of sugammadex in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing kidney transplantation is still far from being defined. The aim of the study is to compare sugammadex to neostigmine for reversal of...

    Authors: M. Carron, G. Andreatta, E. Pesenti, A. De Cassai, P. Feltracco, F. Linassi, M. Sergi, C. Di Bella, M. Di Bello, F. Neri, C. Silvestre, L. Furian and P. Navalesi
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:3
  44. Pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) is a common chronic inflammatory debilitating illness caused by ingrowth of hair into the skin. Excision and healing by secondary intention is one of the acceptable managements. T...

    Authors: Vahid Salehi, Mohammad Javad Yavari Barhaghtalab, Saadat Mehrabi, Aida Iraji, Seyed Alimohammad Sadat, Seyed Hadi Yusefi and Jan Mohamad Malekzadeh
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:1
  45. The incidence of adverse perioperative outcomes in surgery for femoral fractures is high and associated with malnutrition. Here, we identified independent factors and assessed the predictive value of the progn...

    Authors: Miao He, Qinghong Fan, Yuhang Zhu, Dexing Liu, Xingxing Liu, Shan Xu, Jiachen Peng and Zhaoqiong Zhu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:61
  46. Opioids and multimodal analgesia are widely administered to manage postoperative pain. However, little is known on how improvements in inpatient pain control are correlated with high-risk (> 90 daily OME) disc...

    Authors: Erica Langnas, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, Yanting Luo, Rhiannon Croci, R. Adams Dudley and Catherine L. Chen
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:60

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