Richard Mark Kirkner
Novel strategies may help curb bariatric SSI
April 29, 2019
BALTIMORE – A predictive tool to stratify risk and a change in practice showed promise in reducing wound infection rates for gastric bypass surgery.
Can higher MAP post cardiac arrest improve neurologic outcomes?
December 21, 2018
CHICAGO – A target mean arterial pressure higher than what the guidelines recommend appears safe but has mixed results for improving neurologic outcomes.
Digital alerts reduced AF-related stroke, MI rates
December 18, 2018
CHICAGO – A computerized decision support system increased anticoagulation rates and reduced cardiac event rates in at-risk atrial fibrillation patients.
EARLY: Angiography within 2 hours of acute non-ST event cut recurrent ischemic events
December 4, 2018
Coronary angiography immediately after an acute non–ST-segment elevation coronary event limited recurrent events, compared with later intervention.