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Can Anesthetic Technique for Primary Breast Cancer Surgery Affect Recurrence or Metastasis?
Background: Regional anesthesia is known to prevent or attenuate the surgical stress response; therefore, inhibiting surgical stress by paravertebral anesthesia might attenuate perioperative factorsExpand
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Can RapidTEG accelerate the search for coagulopathies in the patient with multiple injuries?
HYPOTHESIS Early recognition of coagulopathy may improve the care of patients with multiple injuries. Rapid thrombelastography (RapidTEG) is a new variant of thrombelastography (TEG), in whichExpand
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Epidemiology and predictors of spinal injury in adult major trauma patients: European cohort study
This is a European cohort study on predictors of spinal injury in adult (≥16 years) major trauma patients, using prospectively collected data of the Trauma Audit and Research Network from 1988 toExpand
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The Bernese ankle rules: a fast, reliable test after low-energy, supination-type malleolar and midfoot trauma.
BACKGROUND Trauma of the midfoot and ankle joint are among the most commonly treated injuries in the emergency unit. The "Ottawa ankle rules" were introduced in 1992 to lower the amount ofExpand
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Characteristics, symptoms, and outcome of severe dysnatremias present on hospital admission.
OBJECTIVE Dysnatremias are common in critically ill patients and associated with adverse outcomes, but their incidence, nature, and treatment rarely have been studied systematically in the populationExpand
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Management of blunt injuries to the spleen
Non‐operative management (NOM) of blunt splenic injuries is nowadays considered the standard treatment. The present study identified selection criteria for primary operative management (OM) andExpand
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Epidemiology and predictors of cervical spine injury in adult major trauma patients: A multicenter cohort study
BACKGROUND: Patients with cervical spine injuries are a high-risk group, with the highest reported early mortality rate in spinal trauma. METHODS: This cohort study investigated predictors forExpand
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The value of computed tomographic scanning in the diagnosis and management of orbital fractures associated with head trauma: a prospective, consecutive study at a level I trauma center.
BACKGROUND Orbital fractures associated with head trauma are not always easy to diagnose. The real incidence of such fractures is unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness ofExpand
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Systolic blood pressure below 110 mmHg is associated with increased mortality in penetrating major trauma patients: Multicentre cohort study.
INTRODUCTION Non-invasive systolic blood pressure (SBP) measurement is a commonly used triaging tool for trauma patients. A SBP of <90mmHg has represented the threshold for hypotension for manyExpand
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Sports related maxillofacial injuries: the first maxillofacial trauma database in Switzerland
Background: With the increase in the amount of medical data handled by emergency units, advances in computerisation have become necessary. New computer technology should have a major influence onExpand
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