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Bath

2017-04-12

EsophaGoose-a-GoGo

Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Sayf Gazala
Skeptik Expert: Dr. Edward Yu
Article  Cochrane 2013  Cochrane 2016  Appraisal Article
   
Hey Rocky

2016-11-10

Thymectomy for MG

Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Aziz Alghamdi
Skeptik Expert: Dr. Micheal Nicolle
Article   Appraisal Article
   
   
1

2016-06-15

Video Killed the Thoracotomy Scar

Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Ali Albargawi
Article   Appraisal Article
   
   
heartbreaker

2016-05-11

Heart Rate Breaker

Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Matt Valdis
Article      Appraisal Article
   
   
2

2016-02-24

On Call of Duty Hours

Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Ali Albargawi
Article    Guideline
   
   
MIST2

2016-01-13

MIST2 Mountain Empyema

Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Sayf Gazala
Article   
   
   
5

2015-12-09

Saved by the Parachute Club

Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Sayf Gazala
Article
Xmas Classic
   
   
1

2015-12-09

Bang your Head

Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Ali Albargawi
Article
Xmas Classic
   
   
SABR Wars

2015-11-18

SABR Wars!

SABR versus Lobectomy
Meta-Analysis
Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Ali Albargawi
Skeptik Experts: Dr. David Palma & Dr. Alex Louie
Article   PRISMA Checklist
   
   
Long to Thin

2015-10-14

How Long to Thin?

Extended VTE Prophylaxis After Cancer Surgery
Randomized Controlled Trial
Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Sayf Gazala
Skeptik Expert: Dr. Martha Louzada
Article   Appraisal Article
   
   
1

2015-08-26

Cover Me!

Bronchial Stump Coverage after Pneumonectomy
Meta-Analysis
Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Ali Albargawi
Article   PRISMA Checklist
   
   
Plate to the Bone

2015-07-29

Plate to the Bone

Operative Rib Fixation in Traumatic Flail Chest
Randomized Controlled Trial
Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Sayf Gazala
Article 1  Article 2
   
   
resect

2015-06-17

Resect or Not to Resect?

Surgery for Stage III  lung cancer
Randomized Controlled Trial
Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Manal AlNaimi
Article
Thoracic Classic
   
   
life on mars

2015-05-13

Life on MARS?

EPP for Mesotherlioma
Randomized Controlled Trial
Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Shaun Coughlin
Article
Appraisal Article 1    Appraisal Article 2
 
 
Wedge

2015-Apr-08

To Wedge or Not to Wedge?

Lobectomy versus wedge resection
Randomized Controlled Trial
Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Manal AlNaimi
Article   Appraisal Article

Thoracic Classic

 
 
Seal

2015-Mar-25

Best Seal: THUNDERBEAT® vs LiagSure ® vs Harmonic ®

Safety and efficacy of sealing and citting instruments
Device Assessment
Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Shaun Coughlin
Article
   
   
pic

2015-Mar-15

Wrap or Bypass?

Nissen in obesity
Guideline
Skeptik Reviewer: Thoracic Rick
Article
Appraisal Article
   
   
Bupivacaine

2015-Feb-18

Pain. Give me Bupivacaine

Preventive analgesia in thoracic surgery
Randomized Controlled Trial
Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Ali Albargawi
Article
Appraisal Article
   
   
GOAL

2015-Jan-21

Go for the Goal Directed Therapy

The effects of goal-directed fluid therapy
Systematic Review of RCTs
Skeptik Reviewer: Dr. Manal AlNaimi
Article
Appraisal Article

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