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Did stopping ultrasound surveillance during COVID-19 result in an increase of the dialysis access thrombosis rate? (2023)
Journal Article
Allsopp, K., & Smith, L. (in press). Did stopping ultrasound surveillance during COVID-19 result in an increase of the dialysis access thrombosis rate?. Journal of Vascular Access, https://doi.org/10.1177/11297298231180326

Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in cessation and subsequent reduction of routine care including the outpatient ultrasound surveillance of AVF. This un-planned service disruption allowed evaluation of effectiveness of US surveillance in reduci... Read More about Did stopping ultrasound surveillance during COVID-19 result in an increase of the dialysis access thrombosis rate?.

The use of tissue adhesive as an adjunct to wound closure in knee arthroplasty does not reduce wound ooze (2020)
Journal Article
Khalefa, M. A., Smith, L. K., & Ahmad, R. (2020). The use of tissue adhesive as an adjunct to wound closure in knee arthroplasty does not reduce wound ooze. Knee Surgery & Related Research, 32(1), Article 57. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43019-020-00073-0

Introduction Persistent wound ooze has been associated with prolonged length of hospital stay and increased risk of infection. Recently, the use of tissue adhesive after hip and knee arthroplasty has been described. We believe that knee arthroplasty... Read More about The use of tissue adhesive as an adjunct to wound closure in knee arthroplasty does not reduce wound ooze.