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51 Safety and efficacy of rituximab in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (RIN-1 study): a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Neurol 2020 3.93
52 ESGE and ESGENA Position Statement on gastrointestinal endoscopy and the COVID-19 pandemic. Endoscopy 2020 3.93
53 Comparison of Dual Therapies for Lowering Blood Pressure in Black Africans. N Engl J Med 2019 3.92
54 A familial cluster of pneumonia associated with the 2019 novel coronavirus indicating person-to-person transmission: a study of a family cluster. Lancet 2020 3.90
55 SGLT2 inhibitors for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular and renal outcomes in type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cardiovascular outcome trials. Lancet 2018 3.87
56 A systematic review and cost effectiveness analysis of reusable vs. single-use flexible bronchoscopes. Anaesthesia 2019 3.86
57 Chest CT and Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): A Critical Review of the Literature to Date. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2020 3.85
58 Risk of reoperative valve surgery for endocarditis associated with drug use. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 3.84
59 Comparison of stereotactic body radiotherapy versus metastasectomy outcomes in patients with pulmonary metastases. Thorac Cancer 2018 3.84
60 Novel air leak test using surfactant for lung surgery. J Thorac Dis 2018 3.82
61 Multidisciplinary selection of pulmonary nodules for surgical resection: Diagnostic results and long-term outcomes. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 3.74
62 Effect of a Low vs Intermediate Tidal Volume Strategy on Ventilator-Free Days in Intensive Care Unit Patients Without ARDS: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2018 3.74
63 The Toughest Triage - Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic. N Engl J Med 2020 3.39
64 Saliva is a reliable tool to detect SARS-CoV-2. J Infect 2020 3.35
65 CNS Response to Osimertinib Versus Standard Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in Patients With Untreated EGFR-Mutated Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol 2018 3.34
66 Role of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for the Management of Oligometastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma. J Urol 2019 3.32
67 Risk factors of critical & mortal COVID-19 cases: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis. J Infect 2020 3.32
68 Robotic sleeve lobectomy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer: A propensity score-weighted comparison with thoracoscopic and open surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 3.32
69 Anosmia and Ageusia: Common Findings in COVID-19 Patients. Laryngoscope 2020 3.32
70 Results of low-dose computed tomography as a regular health examination among Chinese hospital employees. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 3.32
71 Perioperative mortality and morbidity after sublobar versus lobar resection for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer: post-hoc analysis of an international, randomised, phase 3 trial (CALGB/Alliance 140503). Lancet Respir Med 2018 3.32
72 Phase III Trial of Adjuvant Sunitinib in Patients with High-Risk Renal Cell Carcinoma: Exploratory Pharmacogenomic Analysis. Clin Cancer Res 2018 3.31
73 Letter: Precautions for Endoscopic Transnasal Skull Base Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Neurosurgery 2020 3.31
74 Co-infections in people with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Infect 2020 3.31
75 Effects of fluoxetine on functional outcomes after acute stroke (FOCUS): a pragmatic, double-blind, randomised, controlled trial. Lancet 2018 3.31
76 Considerations in the Triage of Urologic Surgeries During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Eur Urol 2020 3.31
77 Early Use of Norepinephrine in Septic Shock Resuscitation (CENSER). A Randomized Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020 3.31
78 COVID-19: Melatonin as a potential adjuvant treatment. Life Sci 2020 3.30
79 Procedural Volume and Outcomes for Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement. N Engl J Med 2019 3.30
80 Positive RT-PCR test results after consecutively negative results in patients with COVID-19. Infect Dis (Lond) 2020 3.30
81 Covid-19 in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases - Case Series from New York. N Engl J Med 2020 3.30
82 A new coronavirus associated with human respiratory disease in China. Nature 2020 3.29
83 SARS-CoV-2 Cell Entry Depends on ACE2 and TMPRSS2 and Is Blocked by a Clinically Proven Protease Inhibitor. Cell 2020 3.29
84 Three-arm robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for locally advanced N2 non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Dis 2018 3.29
85 STAT3 labels a subpopulation of reactive astrocytes required for brain metastasis. Nat Med 2018 3.28
86 A Pragmatic Trial of Suicide Risk Assessment and Ambulance Transport Decision Making Among Emergency Medical Services Providers: Implications for Patient Consent. Am J Bioeth 2019 3.28
87 Pain Management Best Practices from Multispecialty Organizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Health Crises. Pain Med 2020 3.27
88 Vaccinations and Immunization Status in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Multicenter Study From the Pediatric IBD Porto Group of the ESPGHAN. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2020 3.25
89 The pathogenesis and treatment of the `Cytokine Storm' in COVID-19. J Infect 2020 3.22
90 Antenatal magnesium sulphate for the prevention of cerebral palsy in infants born preterm: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, multi-centre trial. BJOG 2020 3.22
91 Clinical course of COVID-19 in a series of patients with chronic arthritis treated with immunosuppressive targeted therapies. Ann Rheum Dis 2020 3.22
92 Coronavirus disease 2019 in elderly patients: Characteristics and prognostic factors based on 4-week follow-up. J Infect 2020 3.22
93 Five-Year Risk of Stroke after TIA or Minor Ischemic Stroke. N Engl J Med 2018 3.20
94 Ten-Year Outcomes of Renal Tumor Radio Frequency Ablation. J Urol 2019 3.20
95 Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure. N Engl J Med 2020 3.20
96 Aluminium release by coated and uncoated fluid-warming devices. Anaesthesia 2019 3.18
97 Effect of progestogen for women with threatened miscarriage: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BJOG 2020 3.12
98 Survival after Minimally Invasive Radical Hysterectomy for Early-Stage Cervical Cancer. N Engl J Med 2018 3.08
99 Bariatric and metabolic surgery during and after the COVID-19 pandemic: DSS recommendations for management of surgical candidates and postoperative patients and prioritisation of access to surgery. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2020 3.03
100 Staff safety during emergency airway management for COVID-19 in Hong Kong. Lancet Respir Med 2020 3.03
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