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Within this section, an overview of recently published studies across the multi-disciplinary health care arena, relating to the theme of supporting patients following invasive cardiovascular surgical procedures will be presented. Even though specific emphasis will be on highlighting evidence from randomized controlled trials, findings from studies using innovative designs will also be presented.

Barili, F., Brophy, J. M., Ronco, D., Myers, P. O., Uva, M. S., Almeida, R. M., ... & Stuart, J. R. R. (2023). Risk of Bias in Randomized Clinical Trials Comparing Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Network Open6(1), e2249321-e2249321

Bibbins-Domingo, K., Helman, A., & Dzau, V. J. (2022). The imperative for diversity and inclusion in clinical trials and health research participationJAMA327(23), 2283-2284.

Boob, M. A., Jain, M., & Badjate, D. M. (2023). Effect of Chest Physiotherapy on Improving Pulmonary Function in Dealing With Congenital Heart Disease and Lung Collapse: A Case ReportCureus15(1).

Chen, Y. H., Anghel, D., & Popma, J. J. (2023). The Top Ten Clinical Trials in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: The Evolution of a Transformative Therapy into Clinical Practice. Mastering Structural Heart Disease, 19-29.

Furon, Y., Dang Van, S., Blanchard, S., Saulnier, P., & Baufreton, C. (2023). Effects of high-intensity inspiratory muscle training on systemic inflammatory response in cardiac surgery-A randomized clinical trial. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 1-11.

Gaudino, M., Chikwe, J., Bagiella, E., Bhatt, D. L., Doenst, T., Fremes, S. E., ... & American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia. (2022). Methodological standards for the design, implementation, and analysis of randomized trials in cardiac surgery: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation145(4), e129-e142.

Haji-Jafari, S., Rezaei, M., Azizi-Fini, I., Tafti, S. H. A., & Atoof, F. (2023). The effect of rewarming on hemodynamic parameters and arterial blood gases of patients after open-heart surgery: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Vascular Nursing.

Hamed, M. A., Abdelhady, M. A., Hassan, A. A., & Boules, M. L. (2022). The analgesic effect of ultrasound-guided bilateral pectointercostal fascial plane block on sternal wound pain after open heart surgeries: a randomized controlled studyThe Clinical Journal of Pain38(4), 279-284.

Lai, J., Li, Q., He, Y., Zou, S., Bai, X., & Rastogi, S. (2022). Glycemic Control Regimens in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical TrialsFrontiers in Surgery9, 855409.

Lewis, G. D., Docherty, K. F., Voors, A. A., Cohen-Solal, A., Metra, M., Whellan, D. J., ... & Felker, G. M. (2022). Developments in exercise capacity assessment in heart failure clinical trials and the rationale for the design of METEORIC-HF. Circulation: Heart Failure15(5), e008970.

Marforio, S. A., Hansen, C., Hansson, E. E., & Josenby, A. L. (2023). Frequent body position changes and physical activity as effective as standard care for infants hospitalised with acute respiratory infections-a randomised controlled trialMultidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine18.

Pathak, S., Lai, F. Y., Miksza, J., Petrie, M. C., Roman, M., Murray, S., ... & Murphy, G. J. (2023). Surgical or percutaneous coronary revascularization for heart failure: an in silico model using routinely collected health data to emulate a clinical trial. European Heart Journal.

Shahood, H., Pakai, A., Rudolf, K., Bory, E., Szilagyi, N., Sandor, A., & Zsofia, V. (2022). The effect of preoperative chest physiotherapy on oxygenation and lung function in cardiac surgery patients: a randomized controlled study. Annals of Saudi Medicine42(1), 8-16.

Sumin, A. N., Oleinik, P. A., Bezdenezhnykh, A. V., & Bezdenezhnykh, N. A. (2023). Prehabilitation in Cardiovascular Surgery: The Effect of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (Randomized Clinical Trial). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health20(3), 2678.