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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. Few studies have assessed enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) in liver surgery for cirrhotic patients. The present meta-analysis assessed the impact of ERAS pathways on outcomes after liver surgery in cirrh...

    Authors: Constant Delabays, Nicolas Demartines, Gaëtan-Romain Joliat and Emmanuel Melloul
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:24
  32. At present, the application of bedside lung ultrasound is increasing gradually, but there is no relevant expert consensus or guidance for its evaluation in the field of perioperative anesthesia. Through this m...

    Authors: Bucheng Liao, Wuhao Liao, Shuang Yin, Shujuan Liu and Xinhai Wu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:23
  33. While awake, flexible bronchoscopic intubation has long been considered the gold standard for managing anticipated difficult airways, the videolaryngoscope has emerged as a viable alternative. In addition, the...

    Authors: Hye-won Jeong, Eun-Jin Song, Eun-A Jang and Joungmin Kim
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:21
  34. The prevalence and characteristics of inappropriate use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to prevent stress-related mucosal disease (SRMD) during the perioperative period and its associated factors are rarely r...

    Authors: Pengpeng Liu, Guangyao Li, Qian Wu, Mei Han and Chao Zhang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:19
  35. To assess whether preoperative dexmedetomidine (DEX) nasal drips combined with conventional treatment could mitigate the occurrence of postoperative delirium (POD).

    Authors: Jun Fang, Jia Yang, Mingyu Zhai, Qiong Zhang, Min Zhang and Yanhu Xie
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:17
  36. With the aging of human society, more and more elderly patients have to undergo surgery and anesthesia. Clinical observations have indicated from time to time that spinal anesthesia in the elderly appears to l...

    Authors: Dongshi Lu, Fei Cai, Yu Ming, Danqing Zhang, Demu Ba, Zhouyang Wu and Zhao Zhang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:16
  37. Intravenous lidocaine could be a potential alternative adjuvant to propofol-based sedation for gastroscopy in elderly patients. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of intravenous lidocaine on the median ef...

    Authors: Lili Tang, Wenhui Lv, Jingjing Sun and Lijian Chen
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:15
  38. Postoperative respiratory failure is the most frequent complication in postsurgical patients. The purpose of this study is to assess whether pulmonary function testing in high-risk patients during preoperative...

    Authors: Christine Eimer, Natalia Urbaniak, Astrid Dempfle, Tobias Becher, Dirk Schädler, Norbert Weiler and Inéz Frerichs
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:14
  39. Intraoperative hypotension is common during noncardiac surgery and is associated with postoperative myocardial infarction, acute kidney injury, stroke, and severe infection. The Hypotension Prediction Index so...

    Authors: Xiaodong Bao, Sathish S. Kumar, Nirav J. Shah, Donald Penning, Mitchell Weinstein, Gaurav Malhotra, Sydney Rose, David Drover, Matthew W. Pennington, Karen Domino, Lingzhong Meng, Mariam Treggiari, Claudia Clavijo, Gebhard Wagener, Hovig Chitilian and Kamal Maheshwari
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:13
  40. Up to 42% of patients develop acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery. The aim of this study was to describe the relationship between preoperative microcirculatory function and postoperative AKI after ...

    Authors: Stanislas Abrard, Antoine Streichenberger, Jérémie Riou, Jeanne Hersant, Emmanuel Rineau, Matthias Jacquet-Lagrèze, Olivier Fouquet, Samir Henni and Thomas Rimmelé
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:12

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