Minerva Med 2020 Jan 20. Epub 2020 Jan 20.
Interventional Operating Room, The First Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China.
Dig Endosc 2021 Sep 20. Epub 2021 Sep 20.
Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
Background: Disconnected pancreatic duct syndrome (DPDS) frequently occurs in patients with acute necrotizing pancreatitis and resultant pancreatic fluid collection (PFC). We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate outcomes of endoscopic ultrasound-guided treatment of PFCs according to the presence of DPDS.Methods: Using PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane database, we identified clinical studies published until January 2021 with data comparing outcomes of endoscopic ultrasound-guided drainage of PFCs between DPDS and non-DPDS patients. Read More
J Clin Pharm Ther 2021 Sep 20. Epub 2021 Sep 20.
Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, The second affiliated hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang, China.
What Is Known And Objective: As an oral hypoglycaemic drug that significantly reduces cardiovascular risk, empagliflozin is often used in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, the dosage and administration of empagliflozin are still controversial clinically. To determine the most appropriate dose, we performed this network meta-analysis. Read More
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 2021 Sep 20. Epub 2021 Sep 20.
Klinikum Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Abteilung für Unfallchirurgie, Sportorthopädie & Kindertraumatologie.
This review addresses the arthrodesis of the distal interphalangeal joint of the finger and the interphalangeal joint of the thumb with focus on indications, approaches, preparation of the articular surfaces, the angle of arthrodesis, advances and disadvantages of each technique, and postoperative care. Read More