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Cognitive behavioral therapy cannot relieve postoperative pain and improve joint function after total knee arthroplasty in patients aged 70 years and older.

Aging Clin Exp Res 2021 May 15. Epub 2021 May 15.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Xuzhou Medical University, 99 Huaihai Road, Xuzhou, 221002, Jiangsu, China.

Purpose: A randomized controlled trial was conducted to investigate whether cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can improve postoperative pain, knee function, and negative emotion in patients aged 70 years and older who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

Methods: This study used randomized, parallel group, controlled trial to divide the included 90 patients into CBT group and usual care group. The primary outcome measure of the study was the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) at activity. Read More

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The role of anxiety and related states in pediatric postsurgical pain.

Can J Pain 2020 Dec 30;4(4):26-36. Epub 2020 Dec 30.

Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Nearly 20% of children and adolescents have pain with disability 1 year after surgery, and they experience poor sleep, school absence, and decreased activities. Negative clinical, psychological, and developmental effects include greater pain medication use, longer recovery, and fear of future medical care. Research has found psychological and family influences (i. Read More

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Multidisciplinary approach to imaging for gender-affirming surgery: engaging surgeons, radiologists, and patients to ensure a positive imaging experience.

Ann Transl Med 2021 Apr;9(7):610

Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

Medical imaging plays an integral role in the preoperative evaluation and postoperative management of transgender and gender diverse (TGD) patients who pursue gender-affirming surgery. Radiology department encounters can be a source of anxiety for patients of any demographic, including TGD patients. Although most imaging modalities are considered "non-invasive", certain imaging procedures and other aspects of the radiology encounter could be considered quite invasive to the TGD patient. Read More

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An overview of the comparison of inhalation aromatherapy on emotional distress of female and male patients in preoperative period.

J Complement Integr Med 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Midwifery, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Objectives: Many patients experience anxiety and stress before surgery. Anxiety is also different in men and women so that the prevalence of anxiety disorders in women is higher than men. The present study aimed to compare the effect of inhalation aromatherapy on emotional distress of men and women before surgery. Read More

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Phantom vision after eye removal: prevalence, features and related risk factors.

Br J Ophthalmol 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Pain Evaluation and Management Department, University Hospital of Nice, Fédération Hospitalo-Universitaire InovPain, Cote d'Azur University, University Hospital Centre Nice, Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.

Aim: Phantom eye syndrome is a poorly understood and underestimated complication of eye removal (ER). Seeing with the amputated eye, referred to as phantom vision (PV), is undoubtedly the most intriguing and confusing complication experienced by anophthalmic patients. The aim of the study was to assess PV prevalence, clinical features and risk factors after ER. Read More

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Short-term functional outcome after fast-track primary total knee arthroplasty: analysis of 623 patients.

Acta Orthop 2021 May 12:1-6. Epub 2021 May 12.

Department of Orthopaedics, Reinier Haga Orthopedisch Centrum, Zoetermeer, the Netherlands.

Background and purpose - Early functional outcome after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has been described before, but without focus on the presence of certain functional recovery patterns. We investigated patterns of functional recovery during the first 3 months after TKA and determined characteristics for non-responders in functional outcome.Patients and methods - All primary TKA in a fast-track setting with complete patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) preoperatively, at 6 weeks, and 3 months postoperatively were included. Read More

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Preoperative detection and evaluation of the need for psychological intervention in cancer and non-cancer patients referred to thoracic surgery.

Cir Esp 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

Thoracic Surgery Service, Hospital Clínico San Carlos de Madrid, Departamento Cirugía, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Objectives: (a) to evaluate and compare the psychological treatment needs of patients with cancer and non-cancer, who are going to undergo scheduled thoracic surgery, and (b) evaluate and compare the diagnostic accuracy of the screening tests of psychological treatment needs for cancer and non-cancer patients.

Method: The need for psychological treatment was evaluated in a total of 169 patients prior to thoracic surgery, through a clinical interview. The screening tests used were: the physician's judgment (yes/no), the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and, the single-item interview to assess depression "Do you feel depressed?" (DEPQ). Read More

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Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in Patients with Breast Cancer.

Chirurgia (Bucur) 2021 Mar-Apr;116(2 Suppl):73-83

The rate of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) increased within the recent years. The main reasons are: genetic testing, availability of breast reconstruction, more often use of preoperative breast MRI, improvement of postoperative aesthetic results and reimbursement of breast reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to analyze the indication of CPM, it's evolution and the surgical techniques used for this type of surgery. Read More

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A systematic review of the use of virtual reality or dental smartphone applications as interventions for management of paediatric dental anxiety.

BMC Oral Health 2021 May 7;21(1):244. Epub 2021 May 7.

Centre for Public Health, Institute of Clinical Sciences Block B, Royal Victoria Hospital, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

Background: Virtual reality (VR) has been used successfully in medicine both as a distraction tool during procedures, and as an acclimatisation tool to prepare for a procedure or experience. It has not yet become widely used in dentistry, but could theoretically have a role in exposure-based acclimatisation for dental experiences.

Methods: To examine the use of VR or bespoke dental smartphone applications pre- or perioperatively in dentistry, to decrease anxiety in a paediatric population attending for dental examination or treatment, compared with children/adolescents who receive no intervention, or more conventional behavioural management techniques. Read More

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Anxiety and depression scores in patients subjected to arterial revascularization for critical limb ischemia.

Ann Vasc Surg 2021 May 2. Epub 2021 May 2.

Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Avenida Albert Einstein, 627, bloco A1, sala 422, Morumbi. ZIP: 05652-900. São Paulo, SP Brazil.

Objectives: This study aims to examine the changes in anxiety and depression scores in 138 patients with critical limb ischemia (rest pain or gangrene) who had no previous psychiatric history, at 30 days and 6 months after surgical revascularization.

Methods: Patients were submitted to a questionnaire-based evaluation using the Beck Anxiety and Depression Inventories before surgery (no more than three days before surgery) ("Pre-Op"), 30 days after surgical revascularization ("Early PO") and at least 6 months after surgical revascularization ("Late PO"). The cut-off scores for depression were (1) < 10, no depression or minimal depression; (2) 10‒18, mild to moderate depression; (3) 19‒29, moderate to severe depression; and (4) 30‒63, severe depression. Read More

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Factors associated with quality of dreams during general anesthesia: a prospective observational study.

J Anesth 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Anesthesiology, Wakayama Medical University, 811-1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, 641-8509, Japan.

Patients frequently report having dreams during general anesthesia, and the dreams are often reported to be pleasant dreams. However, factors associated with the quality of dreams during general anesthesia have not been clarified. The aim of this study was to determine the relationships between the quality of dreams during general anesthesia and perioperative factors. Read More

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Depression and anxiety symptoms are related to pain and frailty but not cognition or delirium in older surgical patients.

Brain Behav 2021 May 5:e02164. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA.

Objective: In community dwelling older adults, depression and anxiety symptoms can be associated with early cognitive decline. Symptoms of depression and anxiety are common in older adults prior to surgery. However, their significance is unknown. Read More

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Effect of Instrumentation Level on Mental Health Subscale of Scoliosis Research Society Outcomes Questionnaire in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.

Cureus 2021 Apr 1;13(4):e14234. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Baltalimani Bone Diseases Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, TUR.

Introduction Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) surgery aims to obtain a flexible and stable spine, correct axial rotation and halt curve progression by fusing the least number of motion segments. Longer fusions can improve deformity correction, but late decompensation and lumbar degeneration may occur. Even some daily issues can be problematic in some scoliosis patients. Read More

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Psychological and Functional Comparison between Minimally Invasive and Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Single-Level Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.

Orthop Surg 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Department of Spine Surgery, Shanghai East Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate whether treatment with minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (Mis-TLIF) causes patients suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) to experience less anxiety and better clinical efficacy than open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF).

Methods: In this retrospective cohort study, we analyzed 86 patients, including 46 male patients and 41 female patients, who suffered from single-segmental lumbar spinal stenosis in our department between January 2016 and January 2018. They were divided into two groups: a control group (n = 46), for patients who underwent open TLIF surgery, and an experimental group (n = 40), for patients who underwent Mis-TLIF surgery. Read More

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Effects of non-pharmacological interventions on preoperative anxiety and postoperative pain in patients undergoing breast cancer surgery: A systematic review.

J Clin Nurs 2021 May 3. Epub 2021 May 3.

The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

Background: Poorly managed preoperative anxiety and pain were reported to slow the postoperative recovery of breast cancer patients. Thus, proactive management using non-pharmacological interventions becomes essential for decreasing opioid or anxiolytics consumption, anxiety level, pain intensity, postoperative complications and improving patients' haemodynamics and satisfaction with care.

Purpose: To identify, analyse and synthesise the effects of non-pharmacological interventions on preoperative anxiety and acute postoperative pain in women undergoing breast cancer surgery. Read More

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Alteration of anxiety and depression after awake craniotomy: a prospective study on patients with language eloquent high-grade glioma.

J Neurosurg Sci 2021 May 3. Epub 2021 May 3.

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran -

Background: Awake Craniotomy (AC) is considered to achieve maximal safe resection of language eloquent gliomas. Impact of AC on the psychological status of patients (mainly anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder: PTSD) is a potential concern. Despite the studies reporting the early postoperative patient's perception after AC, this study has been performed to quantitatively evaluate the long term influence of AC on the level of anxiety/depression after surgery. Read More

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New-Onset Depression After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Consideration of the At-Risk Patient.

J Arthroplasty 2021 Apr 18. Epub 2021 Apr 18.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Atlanta, GA.

Background: Postoperative new-onset depression (NOD) has gained recent attention as a previously unrecognized complication which may put patients at risk for poor outcomes after elective total hip arthroplasty. We aimed to investigate risk factors for the development of NOD after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and assess its association with postoperative complications.

Methods: This is a retrospective, population-level investigation of elective TKA patients. Read More

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Effect of painting intervention based on Mandala-self theory on mood and physiological state in patients in preoperative waiting room.

Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 2021 Mar;46(3):293-299

Xiangya Nursing School, Central South University, Changsha 410013.

Objectives: The waiting room for surgery is an area set up to improve the surgical turnover rate, but the waiting time for surgery is uncertain. Patients are prone to negative emotions that affect their physiological state during waiting time. This study aims to explore the effect of Mandala painting intervention based on Mandala-self theory on the emotion and physiological state of patients waiting before operation. Read More

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Elevated Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 as the Independent Risk Factor of Delirium after Cardiac Surgery. A Prospective Cohort Study.

J Clin Med 2021 Apr 9;10(8). Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Lodz, 92-213 Lodz, Poland.

Background: The pathogenesis of postoperative delirium is largely unknown. The primary objective of this study is to assess whether increased levels of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) are associated with postoperative delirium in patients who have undergone cardiac surgery. The secondary objective is to investigate whether any association between raised inflammatory biomarkers levels and delirium is related to surgical and anesthetic procedures or mediated by pre-existing psychiatric conditions associated with raised pro-inflammatory markers levels. Read More

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Personalized video consent in Blepharoplasty: A new paradigm in the preoperative consent giving process.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2021 Apr 24. Epub 2021 Apr 24.

Department of Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology & Dermato-Surgery, The Esthetic Clinics, Mumbai, India.

Background: Informed consent is not simply the signing of a form by the patient but more significantly, a process of an in-depth communication between the doctor and the patient.

Aim: The written informed consent process typically involves reading a lengthy document involving the medical terms which at times lead to misinterpretation. Therefore, the current research envisages assessing the effectiveness and acceptability of the video consent tool athwart the traditional written consent procedure. Read More

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Patient Involvement in Anesthesia Decision-making: A Qualitative Study of Knee Arthroplasty.

Anesthesiology 2021 Apr 23. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Background: Calls to better involve patients in decisions about anesthesia-e.g., through shared decision-making-are intensifying. Read More

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Postoperative Maladaptive Behavior, Preoperative Anxiety and Emergence Delirium in Children Undergone General Anesthesia: A Narrative Review.

Glob Pediatr Health 2021 7;8:2333794X211007975. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Universiti Sains Malaysia, School of Medical Sciences, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.

Over the years, the number of pediatric patients undergoing surgeries are increasing steadily. The types of surgery vary between elective to emergency with involvement of multidisciplinary teams. The development of day care surgery unit is expanding where the patients will only come to the hospital on the day of surgery and discharge home after such as satisfactory parameters achieved, minimal to no pain, minimal to no bleeding from surgical site and able to tolerate fluids. Read More

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Application of situational adaptation training combined with childlike nursing for children undergoing tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2021 Apr 9;145:110707. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shanxi Provincial People's Hospital Affiliated to Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, 030001, China.

Objective: This study aimed to investigate the clinical effect of situational adaptation training combined with child-friendly nursing in relieving the preoperative anxiety of children undergoing tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy.

Methods: A total of 160 children undergoing tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy were randomly divided into two groups: a control group and a test group. In addition to the routine operating room nursing in the control group, children in the test group underwent situational adaptation training one day before surgery and child-friendly nursing on the day of surgery. Read More

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The Association Between Depressive Symptoms and Length of Hospital Stay Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft is Moderated by Perceived Control.

Risk Manag Healthc Policy 2021 13;14:1499-1507. Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Clinical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Applied Science Private University, Amman, Jordan.

Purpose: Depressive symptoms can negatively influence patient outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). Preoperative depressive symptoms can be associated with a longer hospitalization. Perceived control moderates the effect of anxiety on length of stay (LOS) among CABG patients, but its effect on depressive symptoms and LOS is not well studied. Read More

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[Prognosis and complications of local excision for rectal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy].

Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke Za Zhi 2021 Apr;24(4):344-351

Department of General Surgery, Peking Union Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, China.

To investigate the prognosis and postoperative complications of local excision for rectal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT). A descriptive case series study was carried out. Patient inclusion criteria: (1) patients who underwent local excision by transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) after nCRT; (2) magnetic resonance evaluated tumor regression grade (mrTRG) as 1, 2 after nCRT;(3) American Society of Anesthesiologists class I to III. Read More

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Effect of music on pediatric endoscopic examinations: a randomized controlled trial.

Endosc Int Open 2021 Apr 13;9(4):E599-E605. Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Division of Pediatrics, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile.

 The primary objective was to measure the effect of music as an adjunct to sedation in patient anxiety levels during pediatric endoscopic examinations.  We performed a single-blind randomized controlled trial comparing music with no music in children aged 2 to 18 years. Anxiety was measured using the Modified Yale Preoperative Anxiety Scale (m-YPAS) and the Visual Analog Anxiety Scale (VAS-anxiety). Read More

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Are Patient Expectations and Illness Perception Associated with Patient-reported Outcomes from Surgical Decompression in de Quervain's Tenosynovitis?

Clin Orthop Relat Res 2021 May;479(5):1147-1155

J. Blackburn, N. C. Chen, Hand and Arm Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Background: Psychological factors such as depression, pain catastrophizing, kinesiophobia, pain anxiety, and more negative illness perceptions are associated with worse pain and function in patients at the start of treatment for de Quervain's tenosynovitis. Longitudinal studies have found symptoms of depression and pain catastrophizing at baseline were associated with worse pain after treatment. It is important to study patients opting for surgery for their condition because patients should choose surgical treatment based on their values rather than misconceptions. Read More

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Perioperative frailty: lessons learned and future directions.

Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 2021 Jun;34(3):373-380

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

Purpose Of Review: As the surgical population ages, preoperative diagnosis and optimization of frailty becomes increasingly important. Various concepts are used to define frailty, and several tools have been validated for use in the perioperative period. This article reviews current conceptual frameworks of frailty, references current literature and provides a practical approach to the preoperative frailty assessment with a focus on potential interventions. Read More

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The effect of communication between therapeutic nurses and patients on pre-surgical anxiety levels.

Enferm Clin 2021 Apr;31 Suppl 2:S439-S442

College Student of Nursing STIKes Yatsi Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia.

The objective of the study is to determine the relationship of therapeutic nurse communications with regard to patients' preoperative anxiety levels about their surgical treatment in one hospital in Indonesia. The method used is descriptive correlative with a cross-sectional approach and non-probability sampling method with a quota sampling technique. The total sample of 84 people were preoperative patients for surgical treatment at the Tangerang General Hospital. Read More

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