Elective Surgical Procedures

Known as: Surgical Procedures, Elective, surgical procedures elective, Elective Surgical Procedure 
Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVES To assess the association between mortality and the day of elective surgical procedure. DESIGN Retrospective… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE Emergency presentation of colon cancer is common and associated with high mortality and morbidity following surgical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Benchmarking transfusion activity may help to eliminate inappropriate use of blood products. The goal of this study… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Obese patients are generally believed to be at a higher risk for surgery than those who are not obese, although… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
UNLABELLED Remifentanil hydrochloride is an ultra-short-acting opioid that undergoes rapid metabolism by tissue and plasma… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
UNLABELLED We studied the effects of different preoperative oral fluid protocols on preoperative discomfort, residual gastric… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVES To determine whether preoperative optimisation of oxygen delivery improves outcome after major elective surgery, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE Length of stay (LOS) is an important outcome as a marker of resource consumption. Determining which factors increase… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Early elective surgery may prevent rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms, but mortality is 5-6%. The risk of rupture… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
1. Recent studies have suggested that interleukin-6 is a major mediator of the acute-phase protein response in man. The aim of… (More)
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