Source: CMAJ 2013, Nov 18 [Epub ahead of print]
Date of publication: 18 November 2013
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This pilot study investigated the feasibility of comparing accelerated care (i.e. rapid clearance and surgery) to standard care. The researchers found that 30% of patients in the accelerated care group had complications after 30-day follow-up compared with 47% of patients in the standard care group. They are now developing an amended protocol for a full trial
Length of publication: 9 pages
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