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Safety and efficacy of video-assisted retroperitoneal debridement for infected pancreatic collections: a multicenter, prospective, single-arm phase 2 study.
BACKGROUND The feasibility of video-assisted retroperitoneal debridement (VARD) for infected pancreatic walled-off necrosis is established. We provide prospective data on the safety and efficacy ofExpand
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Near-infrared spectroscopy: continuous measurement of cytochrome oxidation during hemorrhagic shock.
OBJECTIVE Mitochondrial cytochrome a,a3 redox shifts can be determined by near-infrared wavelength reflection. Since near-infrared wavelengths penetrate skin and bone, a potential exists toExpand
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Suppressor of cytokine signaling expression with increasing severity of murine hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Preservation of function requires tight regulation of the cellular events initiated when hepatic ischemia is followed by reperfusion (IR). One important mechanism modulating theExpand
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Fluosol-DA as a red-cell substitute in acute anemia.
Abstract We assessed the safety and efficacy of Fluosol-DA as a red-cell substitute in acute anemia. Twenty-three surgical patients with blood loss and religious objections to receiving bloodExpand
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Preparing Graduates for the First Year of Residency: Are Medical Schools Meeting the Need?
Purpose Changes in graduate medical education associated with full implementation of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 have required medical schools to review and revise their curricula. As limitedExpand
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The utility of routine preoperative computed tomography scanning in the management of veterans with colon cancer.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to assess the clinical utility of routine preoperative computed tomography (CT) scanning in patients with cancer of the intraperitoneal colon. METHODS FromExpand
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Effects of immunomodulation with interferon-gamma on hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury.
The development of an inflammatory response after injury depends on the participation of a variety of cell populations and endogenous mediators. Interferon-gamma (IFN-gamma) is a potent cellularExpand
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The role of adhesion molecules in reperfusion injury.
Leukocytes can produce vascular injury following ischemia and reperfusion of tissue resulting in thrombosis, edema and necrosis. Leukocyte adhesion to endothelial cells allows formation of aExpand
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Clinical utility and cost-effectiveness of routine preoperative computed tomography scanning in patients with colon cancer.
BACKGROUND The aims of this study were to assess the clinical utility of the practice of routine preoperative CT scanning and to determine its cost-effectiveness in colon cancer patients. METHODS AExpand
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The 2017 ACGME Common Work Hour Standards: Promoting Physician Learning and Professional Development in a Safe, Humane Environment.
Kim J. Burchiel, MD, FACS Rowen K. Zetterman, MD Kenneth M. Ludmerer, MD Ingrid Philibert, PhD, MBA Timothy P. Brigham, MDiv, PhD Kathy Malloy, BA James A. Arrighi, MD Stanley W. Ashley, MD JessicaExpand
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