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  1. Advances in cancer treatments over the past decades combining chemotherapy with novel technologies in immunotherapies, radiation therapies, and interventional radiology have prolonged life expectancy. Patients...

    Authors: Anahita Dabo-Trubelja and Vijaya Gottumukkala
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:25
  2. The majority of those diagnosed with aortic aneurysm in the UK are older, multi-morbid patients. Decision-making as to who may benefit from intervention (open or endovascular aneurysm repair) is highly variabl...

    Authors: Phoebe Scarfield, Jack Ryan, Morad Sallam, Athanasios Saratzis, Adam C. Pichel, Jugdeep K. Dhesi and Judith S. L. Partridge
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:24
  3. Elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) and optic nerve edema occurring during prone surgeries may cause ocular and optic nerve ischaemia injury. We hypothesized that a liberal fluid protocol might further increas...

    Authors: Xiao-Yu Yang, Miao-Miao Wei, Hong Tan, Hai-Lian Wang, Meng-Qiang Luo, Ming Xu and Ying-Wei Wang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:23
  4. Preoperative hyperglycemia has been associated with perioperative morbidity in general surgery patients. Additionally, preoperative hyperglycemia may indicate underlying impaired glucose metabolism. Thus, iden...

    Authors: Katherine F. Chaves, Joseph R. Panza, Mutiya A. Olorunfemi, Christine M. Helou, Annie N. Apple, Zhiguo Zhao, Laura L. Sorabella, Susan D. Dumas, Rony A. Adam and Lauren S. Prescott
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:19
  5. Perioperative acute kidney injury (AKI) has been one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality for surgical patients. Pheochromocytoma is a rare, catecholamine-secreting neuroendocrine neoplasm characte...

    Authors: Xia Ruan, Mohan Li, Lijian Pei, Ling Lan, Weiyun Chen, Yuelun Zhang, Xuerong Yu, Chunhua Yu, Jie Yi, Xiuhua Zhang and Yuguang Huang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:17
  6. Intraoperative goal-directed fluid therapy (GDFT) has been reported to reduce postoperative complications of patients undergoing major abdominal surgery. The clinical benefits of pleth variability index (PVI)-...

    Authors: Yu Wang, Yue Zhang, Jin Zheng, Xue Dong, Caineng Wu, Zhijia Guo and Xinhai Wu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:16
  7. Multimodal prehabilitation programmes are increasingly being imbedded in colorectal cancer (CRC) pathways to enhance the patient’s recovery after surgery. However, there is no (inter)national consensus on the ...

    Authors: Charlotte J. L. Molenaar, Muriël Reudink, Charissa R. Sabajo, Loes Janssen, Rudi M. H. Roumen, Joost M. Klaase and Gerrit D. Slooter
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:15
  8. Postoperative cognitive complications are major challenges for postoperative recovery. Acupuncture-related techniques have been used for treating neurocognitive dysfunctions. However, whether they help to prev...

    Authors: Junbao Zhang, Zhuoma Cairen, Liwen Shi, Minjuan Zhang, Manping Yang, Yun Wang and Zhihong Lu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:14
  9. Vocal cord polyp is common otorhinolaryngological disease, traditionally treated by vocal cord polypectomy under a supporting laryngoscope with general anaesthesia. Although it is safe and controllable, it wou...

    Authors: Yichen Fan, Xiaoying Chi, Danyan Zhu, Jiemin Yin, Yaling Liu and Diansan Su
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:12
  10. Minimally invasive surgery is becoming more common and transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement is offered to older patients with multiple comorbidities. Sternotomy is not required but patients must...

    Authors: S. Scheuermann, A. Tan, P. Govender, M. Mckie, J. Pack, G. Martinez, F. Falter, S. George and A. A. Klein
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:11
  11. This study aimed to evaluate the predictive accuracy of the superior vena cava collapsibility index measured by transesophageal echocardiography and compare the index with stroke volume variation measured by F...

    Authors: Yaru Li, Luyang Jiang, Lu Wang, Dou Dou and Yi Feng
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:10
  12. Remote ischaemic preconditioning (RIPC) has been investigated as a simple intervention to potentially mitigate the ischaemic effect of the surgical insult and reduce postoperative morbidity. This review system...

    Authors: Aikaterini Papadopoulou, Matthew Dickinson, Theophilus L. Samuels, Christian Heiss, Lui Forni and Ben Creagh-Brown
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:9
  13. Postoperative hypotension is common after major non-cardiac surgery, due predominantly to vasodilation. Administration of infused vasopressors postoperatively may often be considered a surrogate indicator of v...

    Authors: Ben Creagh-Brown, Hannah Wunsch, Peter Martin, Pierre Harlet, Lui Forni, S. Ramani Moonesinghe and Ib Jammer
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:8
  14. Myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery (MINS) has recently been accepted as a predictor of mortality. However, sex differences in the incidence of MINS and survival thereafter are not fully understood. Th...

    Authors: Ji-Hye Kwon, Jungchan Park, Seung-Hwa Lee, Cheol Won Hyun, Jihoon Kim, Kwangmo Yang, Jeong Jin Min, Jong Hwan Lee, Sangmin Maria Lee, Jin-ho Choi, Sang-Chol Lee, Hyeon-Cheol Gwon, Sukyoung Her, Kyunga Kim and Joonghyun Ahn
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:7
  15. Informed consent is the process whereby a patient makes a voluntary decision about their medical and surgical care with knowledge of the benefits and potential risks. Poor informed consent processes may increa...

    Authors: Belete Fenta Kebede, Tsegaw Biyazin Tesfa, Aynalem Yetwale Hiwot and Yalemtsehay Dagnaw Genie
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:6
  16. Despite innovations in surgical techniques, major complications following colorectal surgery still lead to a significant morbidity and mortality. There is no standard protocol for perioperative management of p...

    Authors: Shahram Khadem, Jonas Herzberg, Human Honarpisheh, Robert Maximilian Jenner, Salman Yousuf Guraya and Tim Strate
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:5
  17. Dexamethasone is commonly used for antiemesis in surgical patients. It has been confirmed that long-term steroid use increases blood glucose level in both diabetic and non-diabetic patients, it is unclear how ...

    Authors: Qian-Yun Pang, Jing-Yun Wang, Xiao-Long Liang, Yan Jiang and Hong-Liang Liu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:4
  18. Choosing Wisely Canada and most major anesthesia and preoperative guidelines recommend against obtaining preoperative tests before low-risk procedures. However, these recommendations alone have not reduced low...

    Authors: Yamile Jasaui, Sameh Mortazhejri, Shawn Dowling, D’Arcy Duquette, Geralyn L’Heureux, Stefanie Linklater, Kelly J. Mrklas, Gloria Wilkinson, Sanjay Beesoon, Andrea M. Patey, Shannon M. Ruzycki and Jeremy M. Grimshaw
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:3
  19. Studies indicate that patients can be “seeded” with their own cancer cells during oncologic surgery and that the immune response to these circulating cancer cells might influence the risk of cancer recurrence....

    Authors: Elliott Bennett-Guerrero, Jamie L. Romeiser, Samuel DeMaria, Jacob W. Nadler, Timothy D. Quinn, Sanjeev K. Ponnappan, Jie Yang and Aaron R. Sasson
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:2
  20. Emergency surgical procedures involve considerable risks. Among these, early postoperative hypoxemia (EPH) is a frequent anesthetic complication in the post-anesthetic care unit (PACU). There is a great concer...

    Authors: Mitiku Berhanu, Negashu Dadi, Berhanu Mengistu, Zemenu Muluken, Ashenafi Tolesa, Tajera Tageza, Megersa Kalbesa, Gezahegn Tesfaye and Belay Zawdie
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:1
  21. New formulas including a nitrogenous source to maltodextrin have been reported as preoperative beverages 2–3 h before anesthesia in the elective procedure. Whey protein is a potential candidate for the composi...

    Authors: Paulo Luiz Batista Nogueira, Mario Renato da Silva, Diana Borges Dock-Nascimento and José Eduardo de Aguilar-Nascimento
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:56
  22. Glucose transporter 1 (GLUT1) deficiency is a rare cerebral metabolic disorder caused by the shortage of glucose supply to the brain. For this disease, ketogenic diet therapy is essential. In addition, periope...

    Authors: Nishiyama Kyoko, Hamada Masakazu, Nabatame Shin, Shimizu Hidetaka and Uzawa Narikazu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:55
  23. As healthcare costs rise, there is an increasing emphasis on alternative payment models to improve care efficiency. The bundled payment represents an alternative reimbursement model gaining popularity within t...

    Authors: Caitlin R. Collins, Mary Kathryn Abel, Amy Shui, Gina Intinarelli, Julie Ann Sosa and Elizabeth C. Wick
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:54
  24. Perioperative decrease of albumin (ΔAlb) appeared as a promising predictor of complications after digestive surgery, but its role after liver surgery remains unclear. This study aimed to analyze whether and ho...

    Authors: Ismail Labgaa, Luis Cano, Orsalia Mangana, Gaëtan-Romain Joliat, Emmanuel Melloul, Nermin Halkic, Markus Schäfer, Eric Vibert, Nicolas Demartines, Nicolas Golse and Martin Hübner
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:53
  25. A newly designed intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) device with a dual-channel elastomeric infusion pump has been recently introduced. One channel is a continuous line with a constant flow rate bas...

    Authors: Seok Kyeong Oh, Heezoo Kim, Young Sung Kim, Chung Hun Lee, Jung Suk Oh and Dae Hui Kwon
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:52
  26. Post-hepatectomy liver failure (PHLF) is a serious complication of hepatectomy. The current criteria for PHLF diagnosis (ISGLS consensus) require laboratory data on or after postoperative day (POD) 5, which ma...

    Authors: Watoo Vassanasiri, Narongsak Rungsakulkij, Wikran Suragul, Pongsatorn Tangtawee, Paramin Muangkaew, Somkit Mingphruedhi and Suraida Aeesoa
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:51
  27. Postoperative pain is one of the main factors that delays recovery after prosthetic knee surgery. The use of sufentanil sublingual tablet systems (SSTS) can effectively relieve postoperative pain, but their va...

    Authors: Emmanuel Rineau, Benjamin Dumartinet, Emmanuel Samson, Apolline Dollfus, Corentin Aubourg and Sigismond Lasocki
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:50
  28. Spinal anaesthesia preceding general anaesthesia has been conducted for open radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) to decrease immediate postoperative pain for many years. Nevertheless, the effectiveness of s...

    Authors: Sandra Funcke, Xenia Schick-Bengardt, Hans O. Pinnschmidt, Burkhard Beyer, Marlene Fischer, Ursula Kahl and Rainer Nitzschke
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:49
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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