Perioperative Medicine

(The TQCC of Perioperative Medicine is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Adherence to recommended practices for perioperative anesthesia care for older adults among US anesthesiologists: results from the ASA Committee on Geriatric Anesthesia-Perioperative Brain Health Init36
Effects of psychological interventions on anxiety and pain in patients undergoing major elective abdominal surgery: a systematic review28
Primer on adult patient satisfaction in perioperative settings28
Preparing previously COVID-19-positive patients for elective surgery: a framework for preoperative evaluation27
Incidence and risk factors of postdural puncture headache: prospective cohort study design22
The value of teachable moments in surgical patient care and the supportive role of digital technologies21
Enhanced recovery after surgery for hip fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis20
A prospective cohort study evaluating screening and assessment of six modifiable risk factors in HPB cancer patients and compliance to recommended prehabilitation interventions19
Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) consensus statement on fundamental concepts in perioperative fluid management: fluid responsiveness and venous capacitance16
Recommendations from the Italian intersociety consensus on Perioperative Anesthesa Care in Thoracic surgery (PACTS) part 2: intraoperative and postoperative care15
Goal-directed haemodynamic therapy (GDHT) in surgical patients: systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of GDHT on post-operative pulmonary complications15
Postoperative urinary retention: risk factors, bladder filling rate and time to catheterization: an observational study as part of a randomized controlled trial15
The effects of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and an in-hospital exercise training programme on physical fitness and quality of life in locally advanced rectal cancer patients: a randomised controlled 13
Functional performance and 30-day postoperative mortality after emergency laparotomy—a retrospective, multicenter, observational cohort study of 1084 patients13
Focused cardiac ultrasound in preoperative assessment: the perioperative provider’s new stethoscope?13
Impact of early postoperative oral nutritional supplement utilization on clinical outcomes in colorectal surgery12
Screening, assessment and management of perioperative malnutrition: a survey of UK practice12
Compliance, adherence and effectiveness of a community-based pre-operative exercise programme: a pilot study11
Chronic pain after breast surgery: incidence, associated factors, and impact on quality of life, an observational prospective study10
Opioid-free anesthesia—caution for a one-size-fits-all approach10
Perioperative risk factors for recovery room delirium after elective non-cardiovascular surgery under general anaesthesia10
Cannabis-based medicines and the perioperative physician10
Hyperspectral imaging for perioperative monitoring of microcirculatory tissue oxygenation and tissue water content in pancreatic surgery — an observational clinical pilot study10
Recommendations from the Italian intersociety consensus on Perioperative Anesthesia Care in Thoracic surgery (PACTS) part 1: preadmission and preoperative care10
Can technology optimise the pre-operative pathway for elective hip and knee replacement surgery: a qualitative study9
A guide for pre-procedural imaging for transcatheter aortic valve replacement patients9
Patient experience of health and care when undergoing colorectal surgery within the ERAS program9
Markedly increased risk of postoperative bleeding complications during perioperative bridging anticoagulation in general and visceral surgery9
Technical and clinical evaluation of a closed loop TIVA system with SEDLineTM spectral density monitoring: Multicentric prospective cohort study8
Extended versus inpatient thromboprophylaxis with heparins following major open abdominopelvic surgery for malignancy: a systematic review of efficacy and safety8
The impact of preoperative systemic inflammation on the efficacy of intravenous iron infusion to correct anaemia prior to surgery for colorectal cancer8
Prevalence of IgM and IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in health care workers at a tertiary care New York hospital during the Spring COVID-19 surge8
External validation of the Surgical Outcome Risk Tool (SORT) in 3305 abdominal surgery patients in the independent sector in the UK7
The association between low pre-operative step count and adverse post-operative outcomes in older patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery7
Perioperative antibiotic prescribing in surgery departments of two private sector hospitals in Madhya Pradesh, India7
Improving agreement of ASA physical status class between pre-anesthesia screening and day of surgery by adding institutional-specific and ASA-approved examples: a quality improvement project7
Can routine perioperative haemodynamic parameters predict postoperative morbidity after major surgery?7
Emergency Laparotomy Follow-Up Study (ELFUS): prospective feasibility investigation into postoperative complications and quality of life using patient-reported outcome measures up to a year after emer6
Postoperative decrease of albumin (ΔAlb) as early predictor of complications after gastrointestinal surgery: a systematic review6
Feasibility of setting up a pre-operative optimisation ‘pre-hab’ service for lung cancer surgery in the UK6
Influence of sugammadex versus neostigmine for neuromuscular block reversal on the incidence of postoperative pulmonary complications: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials5
The need for post-operative vasopressor infusions after major gynae-oncologic surgery within an ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) pathway5
What is the impact of dexamethasone on postoperative pain in adults undergoing general anaesthesia for elective abdominal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis5
Optimising remote site airway management kit dump using the SCRAM bag—a randomised controlled trial5
The effect of systemic lidocaine on post-operative opioid consumption in ambulatory surgical patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials5
Objectively measured preoperative physical activity is associated with time to functional recovery after hepato-pancreato-biliary cancer surgery: a pilot study5
Clinical physiology aspects of chloremia in fluid therapy: a systematic review5
Waardenburg-Shah syndrome (WS type IV): a rare case from Pakistan5
Effect of posture on pulmonary function and oxygenation after fast-tracking video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy: a prospective pilot study5
Why women are not small men: sex-related differences in perioperative cardiopulmonary exercise testing5
Can wearable technology be used to approximate cardiopulmonary exercise testing metrics?4
Standard coagulation assays alone are not sufficient to exclude surgically relevant rivaroxaban plasma concentrations4
Utility of NT-proBNP as an objective marker of postoperative heart failure after coronary artery bypass surgery: a prospective observational study4
Utility and reliability of the Clinical Frailty Scale in patients scheduled for major vascular surgery: a prospective, observational, multicentre observer-blinded study4
Types of surgical patients enrolled in enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs in the USA4
Large volume infusions of hydroxyethyl starch during cardiothoracic surgery may be associated with postoperative kidney injury: propensity-matched analysis4
The influence of fasting and carbohydrate-enriched drink administration on body water amount and distribution: a volunteer randomized study4
Prevalence, risk factors, and complications associated with hyponatraemia following elective primary hip and knee arthroplasty4
The association between residual neuromuscular blockade (RNMB) and critical respiratory events: a prospective cohort study4
A significant proportion of venous thromboembolism events in general surgical patients occurs after discharge: analysis of the ACS-NSQIP Essentials database4
The effect of adding goal-directed hemodynamic management for elective patients in an established enhanced recovery program for colorectal surgery: results of quasi-experimental pragmatic trial4
Perioperative digital behaviour change interventions for reducing alcohol consumption, improving dietary intake, increasing physical activity and smoking cessation: a scoping review4
Early oral protein-containing diets following elective lower gastrointestinal tract surgery in adults: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials4
Pain and haemorrhage are the most common reasons for emergency department use and hospital admission in adults following ambulatory surgery: results of a population-based cohort study4
Feasibility of a tele-prehabilitation program in high-risk patients with colon or rectal cancer undergoing elective surgery: a feasibility study4