Tag : preoperative

Gastroenterology

Elevated preoperative platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio predicts poor prognosis of patients with primary gastrointestinal stromal tumor

Newsemia
The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) are considered to reflect the systemic inflammatory response and clinical prognosis. However, the independent prognostic values o…...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Prospective evaluation of preoperative cognitive impairment and postoperative morbidity in geriatric patients undergoing emergency general surgery

Newsemia
Cognitive impairment (CI) is common in geriatric patients. We aimed to evaluate the prevalence and impact of CI on outcomes in geriatric patients undergoing emergency...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Preoperative outpatient blood pressure variability predicts postoperative mortality, readmission and morbidity after surgery

Newsemia
Variability in outpatient blood pressure over three years prior to major surgery is strongly associated with postoperative mortality, morbidity, and readmission independently of hypertension and...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Assessment of utilization efficiency using machine learning techniques: A study of heterogeneity in preoperative healthcare utilization among super-utilizers

Newsemia
In the United States, 5% of patients represent 60% of all health care costs. This study sought to define healthcare utilization patterns among super-utilizers, as...
Surgery/Cosmetic

The association of preoperative thyroid-stimulating hormone level and the risk of differentiated thyroid cancer in patients with thyroid nodules: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Newsemia
Our systematic review of the literature aimed to confirm the controversial association between preoperative TSH levels and the risk of DTC in patients who present...

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