Top 7 papers in medicine

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in medicine, from Faculty of 1000

Alison McCook
Nov 15, 2010
linkurl:1. To stent or not?;http://f1000.com/3636963?key=1y6gdb7648stksq A large randomized trial demonstrates that stenting and surgical clearing of arteries are safe and equally effective ways of treating the narrowing of the carotid arteries, called stenosis. T.G. Brott et al., linkurl:N Engl J Med,;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/20505173?dopt=Abstract&holding=f1000%2Cf1000m 363:11-23, 2010. Evaluated by G. Tang and J. Matsumura, University of Wisconsin; M. Alberts, Northwestern University, M. Nishikawa and T. Milhorat, North Shore University Hospital; P. Pagel & C. J. Zablocki, VA Medical Center; P. Newfield, California Pacific Medical Center; B. Norrving, Lund University Hosp; S. Kumar & S. Bangalore, Brigham & Women's Hospital; Z. Anastasian & E. Heyer, Columbia University; N. Hertzer, The Cleveland Clinic. linkurl:Free F1000 Evaluation;http://f1000.com/3636963?key=1y6gdb7648stksq



linkurl:2. Drug helps - not hurts - in serious lung disease;http://f1000.com/5240957?key=09p5z453y7rgx27 Doctors have hesitated to give neuromuscular blocking agents to patients with the life-threatening lung condition called acute respiratory distress syndrome, out of fear the drugs could cause muscle weakness....
L. Papazian et al, linkurl:N Engl J Med,;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/20843245?dopt=Abstract&holding=f1000%2Cf1000m 363:1107-16, 2010. Evaluated by M. Gropper, University of California, San Francisco; R. Basner, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; J. Sellares and A. Torres, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona; M. Gama de Abreu, Clinic Carl Gustav Carus; J. Neely & A. Vuylsteke, Papworth Hospital; G. Martin, Emory University; M. O'Connor, University of Chicago; P. Fassbender & M. Eikermann, Massachusetts General Hospital. linkurl:Free F1000 Evaluation;http://f1000.com/5240957?key=09p5z453y7rgx27 linkurl:3. Early palliative care helps in advanced cancer;http://f1000.com/4929959?key=rnr30w57fzggfr9 J.S. Temel et al, linkurl:N Engl J Med,;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/20818875?dopt=Abstract&holding=f1000%2Cf1000m 363:733-42, 2010. Evaluated by F. Ajaz and R. ZuWallack, St Francis Hospital; D. Spiegel, Stanford University School of Medicine; P. Lee, National University Hospital, Singapore; M. Rodin, St. Louis University Medical School; N. Chao, Duke University Medical Center; H. Klepin, Wake Forest University School of Medicine. linkurl:Free F1000 Evaluation;http://f1000.com/4929959?key=rnr30w57fzggfr9 linkurl:4. Key element of bone marrow stem cell niche spotted;http://f1000.com/5000965?key=5mmh4nn1nxs57yh S. Mendez-Ferrer, linkurl:Nature,;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/20703299?dopt=Abstract&holding=f1000%2Cf1000m 466:829-34, 2010. Evaluated by Y. Pang & T. Cheng, University of Pittsburgh; N. Bazhanov & D. Prockop, Texas A&M Health Sciences Center; M. Riminucci & P. Bianco, University of Rome "La Sapienza"; Y. Matsumoto and T. Suda, Keio University. linkurl:Free F1000 Evaluation;http://f1000.com/5000965?key=5mmh4nn1nxs57yh linkurl:5. Genes behind patchy hair loss;http://f1000.com/3732956?key=50b2gkjjr8txj67 L. Petukhova et al, linkurl:Nature,;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/20596022?dopt=Abstract&holding=f1000%2Cf1000m 466:113-7, 2010. Evaluated by S. Inui & S. Itami, Osaka University; Y. Ramot & A. Zlotogorski, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center; R. Sinclair, University of Melbourne. linkurl:Free F1000 Evaluation;http://f1000.com/3732956?key=50b2gkjjr8txj67 linkurl:6. Don't wake me, please;http://f1000.com/4713956?key=8y2qtb133rglx2s DrosophilaE.B. Friedman et al, linkurl:PLoS One,;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/20689589?dopt=Abstract&holding=f1000%2Cf1000m 5(7):e11903, 2010. Evaluated by M. Perouansky, University of Wisconsin; E. Whitlock & M. Avidan, Washington University; M. Sahinovic & A. Absalom, University Medical Center Groningen. linkurl:Free F1000 Evaluation;http://f1000.com/4713956?key=8y2qtb133rglx2s linkurl:7. Pain relief for the addicted;http://f1000.com/5007957?key=3bwkwml2g597tz0 R.W. Loftus, et al, linkurl:Anesthesiology,;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez/20693876?dopt=Abstract&holding=f1000%2Cf1000m 113:639-46, 2010. Evaluated by C. Rivat & P. Richebe, University of Washington; L. Le-Wendling & A. Boezaart, University of Florida College of Medicine; A. Barreveld & D. Correll, Brigham & Women's Hospital; A. Lynn, Children's Hospital, Seattle; D. Gupta, Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University. linkurl:Free F1000 Evaluation;http://f1000.com/5007957?key=3bwkwml2g597tz0



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