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[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: Postoperative Continuation of Antibiotic Prophylaxis Does Not Reduce the Incidence of Surgical Site Infections

29 May, 2020 | 03:09h | UTC

Effect of postoperative continuation of antibiotic prophylaxis on the incidence of surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 


Randomized Trial: Gastrointestinal Complications After Pancreatoduodenectomy With Epidural vs. Patient-Controlled Intravenous Analgesia

29 May, 2020 | 03:05h | UTC

Gastrointestinal Complications After Pancreatoduodenectomy With Epidural vs Patient-Controlled Intravenous Analgesia: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: Helicobacter Pylori Eradication Therapy to Prevent Gastric Cancer

26 May, 2020 | 09:21h | UTC

Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy to prevent gastric cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis – Gut (abstract only – $ for full-text)

 


Randomized Trial: Graduated Compression Stockings in Elective Surgical Patients

18 May, 2020 | 01:41h | UTC

Graduated compression stockings as adjuvant to pharmaco-thromboprophylaxis in elective surgical patients (GAPS study): randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentaries: Graduated compression stockings on trial – The BMJ Opinion AND Compression stockings might not be needed to prevent blood clots after surgery – The British Medical Journal

 


Consensus Document: Surgery During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

15 May, 2020 | 03:34h | UTC

Surgery during the COVID‐19 pandemic: operating room suggestions from an international Delphi process – British Journal of Surgery

 


Abdominal Imaging Findings in COVID-19: Preliminary Observations

12 May, 2020 | 03:28h | UTC

Abdominal Imaging Findings in COVID-19: Preliminary Observations – Radiology

News Release: Imaging reveals bowel abnormalities in patients with COVID-19 – Radiological Society of North America

 


WSES Guidelines for the Management of Acute Colonic Diverticulitis

12 May, 2020 | 03:11h | UTC

2020 update of the WSES guidelines for the management of acute colonic diverticulitis in the emergency setting – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

Related: The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Left-Sided Colonic Diverticulitis – Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

 


ASCRS Guidelines for the Treatment of Left-Sided Colonic Diverticulitis

8 May, 2020 | 10:20h | UTC

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Left-Sided Colonic Diverticulitis – Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

News Release: Treatment for Diverticulitis – updated ASCRS Guidelines published in Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

 


Guideline Synopsis: Initial Management of Acute Pancreatitis

8 May, 2020 | 10:12h | UTC

Initial Management of Acute Pancreatitis – JAMA

Original Guideline: American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on Initial Management of Acute Pancreatitis

 


Guideline: Endoscopic Management of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders

8 May, 2020 | 09:53h | UTC

Endoscopic management of gastrointestinal motility disorders – part 1: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline – Endoscopy

 


Consensus Document: Restarting Planned Surgery in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 May, 2020 | 22:43h | UTC

Restarting planned surgery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: A strategy document from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Association of Anaesthetists, Intensive Care Society and Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

Related: New Scoring System to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations (report and commentary)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Preoperative Oral Antibiotics and Surgical-site Infections in Colon Surgery

26 Apr, 2020 | 21:13h | UTC

Preoperative oral antibiotics and surgical-site infections in colon surgery (ORALEV): a multicentre, single-blind, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology

 

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Study: Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality After Removal of Adenomas During Screening Colonoscopies

24 Apr, 2020 | 03:24h | UTC

Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality After Removal of Adenomas During Screening Colonoscopies – Gastroenterology

Related Study: Another Large Cohort Study Suggests Patients with Low-Risk Adenomas are Not At Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer (studies on the subject)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Antibiotics Do Not Reduce Length of Hospital Stay for Uncomplicated Diverticulitis

24 Apr, 2020 | 03:23h | UTC

Antibiotics Do Not Reduce Length of Hospital Stay for Uncomplicated Diverticulitis in a Pragmatic Double-Blind Randomized Trial – Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Antibiotics may not reduce length of stay in patients hospitalized for uncomplicated diverticulitis – ACP Gastroenterology

Related: Treatment of Uncomplicated Acute Diverticulitis Without Antibiotics: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Diseases of the Colon & Rectum (link to abstract – $ for full-text) AND Randomized Trial: Antibiotic Avoidance Associated with Similar Long-term Outcomes in Uncomplicated Diverticulitis (randomized trials on the subject)

 


Review: The Treatment of Gallstone Disease

23 Apr, 2020 | 09:19h | UTC

The Treatment of Gallstone Disease – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

 


Preoperative Evaluation Before Noncardiac Surgery

23 Apr, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

Preoperative Evaluation Before Noncardiac Surgery – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Related Review: Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment (review and guidelines)

 


Guidance for Operative and Peri-Operative Care of Patients Infected by SARS-CoV-2

22 Apr, 2020 | 08:40h | UTC

Surgical Infection Society Guidance for Operative and Peri-Operative Care of Adult Patients Infected by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) – Surgical Infections

 


Consensus Statement: Advice for Hepatology and Liver Transplant Providers During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

17 Apr, 2020 | 02:04h | UTC

Clinical Best Practice Advice for Hepatology and Liver Transplant Providers During the COVID‐19 Pandemic: AASLD Expert Panel Consensus Statement – Hepatology

 


Meta-Analysis: Aspirin and the Risk of Colorectal and Other Digestive Tract Cancers

17 Apr, 2020 | 01:54h | UTC

Aspirin and the risk of colorectal and other digestive tract cancers: an updated meta-analysis through 2019 – Annals of Oncology

News Release: Aspirin linked to reduction in risk of several cancers of the digestive tract – European Society of Medical Oncology

 


Global Guidance for Surgical Care During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

16 Apr, 2020 | 02:37h | UTC

Global guidance for surgical care during the COVID‐19 pandemic – British Journal of Surgery

Related: New Scoring System to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations

 


Guideline: Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Appendicitis

16 Apr, 2020 | 02:32h | UTC

Diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis: 2020 update of the WSES Jerusalem guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

 


Guidelines for the Management of Hereditary Colorectal Cancer

16 Apr, 2020 | 02:28h | UTC

Guidelines for the management of hereditary colorectal cancer from the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)/Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)/United Kingdom Cancer Genetics Group (UKCGG) – Gut

 


New Scoring System to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations

15 Apr, 2020 | 03:40h | UTC

Medically-Necessary, Time-Sensitive Procedures: A Scoring System to Ethically and Efficiently Manage Resource Scarcity and Provider Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Journal of the American College of Surgeons

News Release: Scoring system empowers surgery departments to prioritize medically necessary operations – American College of Surgeons

 


Meta-Analysis: Gastrointestinal Manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Virus Load in Fecal Samples

10 Apr, 2020 | 03:03h | UTC

Gastrointestinal Manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Virus Load in Fecal Samples from the Hong Kong Cohort and Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Gastroenterology

Commentary: Gastrointestinal Aspects of COVID-19 – NEJM Journal Watch

 


AGA Recommendations for Gastrointestinal Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2 Apr, 2020 | 04:01h | UTC

AGA Institute Rapid Recommendations for Gastrointestinal Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic – American Gastroenterological Association

News Release: AGA issues formal recommendations for PPE during gastrointestinal procedures