A study presented at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress explored whether patients can safely bypass SICU after HNC surgery, transferring directly from PACU to a specialized unit within the SO.
Results of a retrospective review assessing the prevalence of chronic opioid use among patients with oropharynx cancer after surgery was presented at the 2018 American Head & Neck Society Annual Meeting.
Researchers sought to determine the benefit of managing microinvasive breast cancer similarly to invasive tumors in a retrospective study.
In a quasi-experimental pre-post study, researchers demonstrate the efficacy of the SEE-ACBT rehabilitation method on health-related and cost outcomes in patients with NSCLC who underwent curative lung resection.
Use of an opioid prescription protocol greatly reduced opioid use among patients who underwent gynecologic surgery, according to presentation at the 2018 Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer.
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.
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