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Myocardial Injury after Noncardiac Surgery: A Large, International, Prospective Cohort Study Establishing Diagnostic Criteria, Characteristics, Predictors, and 30-day Outcomes
Background:Myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery (MINS) was defined as prognostically relevant myocardial injury due to ischemia that occurs during or within 30 days after noncardiac surgery.Expand
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Effect of Electroencephalography-Guided Anesthetic Administration on Postoperative Delirium Among Older Adults Undergoing Major Surgery: The ENGAGES Randomized Clinical Trial
Importance Intraoperative electroencephalogram (EEG) waveform suppression, often suggesting excessive general anesthesia, has been associated with postoperative delirium. Objective To assess whetherExpand
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The impact of obesity on complications of elbow, forearm, and hand surgeries.
PURPOSE To compare the rates of postoperative complications in obese and nonobese patients following elbow, forearm, and hand surgeries. METHODS This case-control study examined 436 patients whoseExpand
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Preoperative Falls Predict Postoperative Falls, Functional Decline, and Surgical Complications
Background Falls are common and linked to morbidity. Our objectives were to characterize postoperative falls, and determine whether preoperative falls independently predicted postoperative fallsExpand
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Lung transplantation on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with iatrogenic aortic dissection.
h c f p i 4 SINCE THE ADOPTION of the new Lung Allocation Scoring (LAS) system in the United States in May 2005, lung ransplant recipients increasingly are prioritized according to edical urgency.1Expand
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Global patient outcomes after elective surgery: prospective cohort study in 27 low-, middle- and high-income countries
Background: As global initiatives increase patient access to surgical treatments, there remains a need to understand the adverse effects of surgery and define appropriate levels of perioperativeExpand
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Protocol for the Electroencephalography Guidance of Anesthesia to Alleviate Geriatric Syndromes (ENGAGES) study: a pragmatic, randomised clinical trial
Introduction Postoperative delirium, arbitrarily defined as occurring within 5 days of surgery, affects up to 50% of patients older than 60 after a major operation. This geriatric syndrome isExpand
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Electroencephalography and delirium in the postoperative period
Delirium commonly manifests in the postoperative period as a clinical syndrome resulting from acute brain dysfunction or encephalopathy. Delirium is characterized by acute and often fluctuatingExpand
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Methodologic Considerations for Collecting Patient-reported Outcomes from Unselected Surgical Patients
Background:The impact of surgery on health is only appreciated long after hospital discharge. Furthermore, patients’ perceptions of postoperative health are not routinely ascertained. The authorsExpand
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