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The HYSLAR Trial: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of the Use of a Restrictive Fluid Regimen With 3% Hypertonic Saline Versus Lactated Ringers in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Objective:This study was designed to determine whether the volume and type of fluid administered for pancreaticoduodenectomy impacts postoperative outcomes. Background:Three percent hypertonic salineExpand
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Prevalence and Risk Factors for Symptomatic Thromboembolic Events after Shoulder Arthroplasty
Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism after shoulder arthroplasty are not well described. We sought to identify the frequency of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms in patientsExpand
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A Dual-Institution Randomized Controlled Trial of Remnant Closure after Distal Pancreatectomy: Does the Addition of a Falciform Patch and Fibrin Glue Improve Outcomes?
ObjectiveThe objective of the study was to assess the efficacy of two pancreatic remnant closure techniques following distal pancreatectomy: (1) stapled or sutured closure versus (2) stapled orExpand
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Missed Opportunities: Clinical Antecedents in the Diagnosis of Advanced Breast Cancer
BackgroundLocally advanced breast cancer (LABC) often requires complex treatment, and the prognosis is typically poor. We hypothesize that LABC patients engage the healthcare system with a variantExpand
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The Ross Operation in the Adult: What, Why, and When?
The normal aortic valve is a sophisticated and dynamic structure whose equal replacement has not yet been actualized by modern technology. The use of the pulmonary autograft as a substitute for aExpand
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Prophylactic hypothermia and neuromuscular blockade to limit myocardial oxygen demand in a critically anemic Jehovah's Witness after emergency surgery†
Management of anemic patients refusing blood transfusion remains challenging. Concomitant coronary artery disease further complicates management. We sought to decrease the likelihood of cardiacExpand
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