Patients on hemodialysis that underwent radical cystectomy for bladder cancer experienced increased mortality.
This study sought to determine if continuing preoperative aspirin therapy would increase the risk of bleeding complications in patients undergoing thyroid surgery.
Study results presented at the NACNS 2018 Annual Conference demonstrate the efficacy of SSI bundle element compliance and multidisciplinary clinical collaboration in reducing colon surgical site infections.
Highlights of the role for the CNS in the multidisciplinary perioperative clinical team were presented at the NACNS 2018 Annual Conference.
A revised orientation program that engaged CNS staff in new nurse orientation to the OR improved job satisfaction and staff retention.
The employment of radical nephrectomy, vs partial nephrectomy, was found to cause a 2-fold greater decline in eGFR decline and greatly increased mortality.
The presence of CKD may increase chances for poor outcomes following radical cystectomy for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder.
Researchers report on finding of a double-blind phase 3 study on the efficacy of adjuvant vemurafenib in patients with resected stage IIC to IIIB melanoma.
Researchers conducted a systematic literature search to identify studies investigating the effectiveness of preoperative exercise on outcomes among oncology patients undergoing surgery.
Observational study assessed the influence of patients' self-predictions for well-being after undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer with or without immediate breast reconstruction.
Phase 3 study sought to assess the associations between adjuvant therapy with VEGF-tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) and benefit, sex, and age in patients with resected renal cell cancer.
Investigators compared adjuvant gemcitabine plus cisplatin vs surveillance and subsequent chemotherapy if needed for patients who underwent nephron-ureterectomy for UTUC.
Researchers conducted a retrospective study of US patients with gastric cancer to determine what factors influenced the use of preoperative chemotherapy in this patient population.
Comparative Study of Clinical Efficacy Using Three-dimensional and Two-dimensional Laparoscopies in the Treatment of Distal Gastric CancerFebruary 02, 2018
[OncoTargets and Therapy] This study investigated the safety and feasibility of 3D laparoscopic-assisted radical gastrectomy for distal advanced gastric cancer vs 2D laparoscopic surgery, results of this study have shown.
Propensity score-matched study compared adjuvant radiotherapy with surveillance and early-salvage radiotherapy after prostatectomy in men with prostate cancer.
Data presented at the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium compared overall survival with cytoreductive surgery (CRS) alone for patients with gastric cancer and peritoneal carcinomatosis vs treatment with HIPEC plus CRS.
Research presented at the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium described benefits seen with RAMIE vs chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy plus OTE for esophageal cancer.
A longitudinal study assessed psychological status of postoperative patients with breast cancer between adjuvant chemotherapy for anxiety and depression.
A reduced risk of squamous cell carcinoma, but not basal cell carcinoma, was observed for one year in at-risk individuals treated with fluorouracil.
The safety of breast implants has not been confirmed despite widespread use.
SBRT provides excellent local control and an adequate safety profile, but there is a lack of data comparing SBRT to resection among patients eligible for surgery.
A study from French researchers identified which people are the most likely to influence a breast cancer patient's decision whether to undergo breast reconstruction. These findings were presented at SABCS 2017.
A feasibility study involving 60 patients with bladder cancer sought to determine if preoperative vigorous cardiovascular activity would improve postsurgical outcomes.
Results of this randomized, phase 3 study comparing oral gefitinib with IV vinorelbine plus cisplatin revealed the effect of these regimens on disease-free survival in patients with exon 19 deletion or exon Leu585Arg NSCLC.
Researchers investigated the incidence of lymphedema on patients with breast cancer treated with TAC after axillary lymph node dissection (ALND), with or without radiotherapy, and its impact on quality of life for patients.
From 2009 to 2014, increases for all age groups, especially for women aged 65 years and older
Investigators surveyed more than 3000 patients with breast cancer and found that disruptions to employment and work stoppage were greater in those who underwent more aggressive treatment options.
Tool incorporates the relative contribution of tumor stage and lymph node involvement.
Patients with head and neck cancer treated at hospitals attaining the combined metric of a 90 percent or higher negative margin rate and 80% percent of cases achieving a LNY of 18 or more experienced a significant reduction in mortality.
This fact sheet examines methods of breast reconstruction for patients with breast cancer and treatment implications after surgery.
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