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Post-transplant biliary complications: advances in pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment

3 Feb, 2023 | 14:01h | UTC

Post-transplant biliary complications: advances in pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment – BMJ Open Gastroenterology

 


M-A | Major complications and mortality after resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

3 Feb, 2023 | 13:43h | UTC

Major complications and mortality after resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis – Surgery

 


M-A | Risk of non-hormonal cancer after bariatric surgery

2 Feb, 2023 | 14:37h | UTC

Risk of non-hormonal cancer after bariatric surgery: meta-analysis of retrospective observational studies – British Journal of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Bariatric Surgery May Reduce the Risk of Some Common Cancers – National Cancer Institute

 


M-A | Short-and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic versus open gastrectomy in patients with gastric cancer

2 Feb, 2023 | 14:36h | UTC

Short-and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic versus open gastrectomy in patients with gastric cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – World Journal of Surgical Oncology

 


Development and validation of a deep learning algorithm to differentiate colon carcinoma from diverticulitis in CT images

31 Jan, 2023 | 13:49h | UTC

Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Algorithm to Differentiate Colon Carcinoma From Acute Diverticulitis in Computed Tomography Images – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries:

Artificial Intelligence May Help Differentiate Colon Carcinoma From Acute Diverticulitis – AJMC

Deep Learning Model Aids Differentiation of Colon Cancer, Acute Diverticulitis – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Disposable elevator cap duodenoscopes reduce microbial contamination during ERCP

30 Jan, 2023 | 00:49h | UTC

Effect of Disposable Elevator Cap Duodenoscopes on Persistent Microbial Contamination and Technical Performance of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography: The ICECAP Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine

Commentary: Disposable elevator cap duodenoscopes may reduce contamination in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography – the ICECAP trial – JAMA Internal Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | The optimal timing and intervention to reduce mortality for necrotizing pancreatitis

30 Jan, 2023 | 00:44h | UTC

The optimal timing and intervention to reduce mortality for necrotizing pancreatitis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

Related:

Long-term follow-up of a RCT | Endoscopic versus surgical step-up approach for infected necrotizing pancreatitis.

RCT: Immediate drainage did not improve outcomes compared to postponed intervention in patients with infected necrotizing pancreatitis.

An Endoscopic Transluminal Approach, Compared With Minimally Invasive Surgery, Reduces Complications and Costs for Patients With Necrotizing Pancreatitis – Gastroenterology

Research: Endoscopic or Surgical Step-up Approach for Infected Necrotising Pancreatitis

Evidence-Based Approach to the Surgical Management of Acute Pancreatitis – The Surgery Journal

Intravenous fluid therapy in patients with severe acute pancreatitis admitted to the intensive care unit: a narrative review – Intensive Care Medicine

Aggressive or Moderate Fluid Resuscitation in Acute Pancreatitis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Acute Pancreatitis: Diagnosis and Treatment – Drugs

Revised Clinical Practice Guidelines of the Korean Pancreatobiliary Association for Acute Pancreatitis – Gut and Liver

Guidelines for the management of patients with severe acute pancreatitis, 2021 – Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine

Evidence-Based Disposition of Acute Pancreatitis – emDocs

2019 WSES guidelines for the management of severe acute pancreatitis – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on Initial Management of Acute Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


M-A | Proximal gastrectomy with double-tract-reconstruction vs. total gastrectomy in gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancer patients

27 Jan, 2023 | 11:54h | UTC

Systematic review and meta-analysis comparing proximal gastrectomy with double-tract-reconstruction and total gastrectomy in gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancer patients: Still no sufficient evidence for clinical decision-making – Surgery

 


RCT | Curettage plus platelet-rich plasma gel vs. curettage plus phenol application in treatment of pilonidal sinus disease

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:05h | UTC

Comparison of Curettage Plus Platelet-Rich Plasma Gel and Curettage Plus Phenol Application in Treatment of Pilonidal Sinus Disease: A Randomized Trial – Diseases of the Colon & Rectum (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

See also: Visual Abstract

 


Cohort Study | Alcohol-related problems before and after metabolic and bariatric surgery in adolescents

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:01h | UTC

A Prospective Cohort of Alcohol use and Alcohol-related Problems Before and After Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Problems with Alcohol Increase After Weight-Loss Surgery in Adolescence – Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Related Study: Association Between Bariatric Surgery and Alcohol Use–Related Hospitalization and All-Cause Mortality in a Veterans Affairs Cohort – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


RCT | 2 days of postoperative antibiotics is noninferior to 5 days in patients with complex appendicitis

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:33h | UTC

2 days versus 5 days of postoperative antibiotics for complex appendicitis: a pragmatic, open-label, multicentre, non-inferiority randomised trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Trial supports shorter postoperative antibiotics for complex appendicitis – CIDRAP

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Intracorporeal vs. extracorporeal anastomosis in robotic right colectomy

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:17h | UTC

Intracorporeal Versus Extracorporeal Anastomosis in Robotic Right Colectomy: A Multicenter, Triple-blind, Randomized Clinical Trial – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Cohort Study | Prevalence of colorectal neoplasia 10 or more years after a negative screening colonoscopy in 120 000 repeated screening colonoscopies

23 Jan, 2023 | 13:36h | UTC

Prevalence of Colorectal Neoplasia 10 or More Years After a Negative Screening Colonoscopy in 120 000 Repeated Screening Colonoscopies – JAMA Internal Medicine

Commentaries:

Prevalence of Colorectal Cancers Low 10 Years Following Negative Screening Test – HCP Live

Risk for Advanced Neoplasm Low 10+ Years After Negative Colonoscopy – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Enhanced recovery after surgery in children undergoing abdominal surgery

23 Jan, 2023 | 13:12h | UTC

Enhanced recovery after surgery in children undergoing abdominal surgery: meta-analysis – BJS Open

 


MRI anatomy of the rectum: key concepts important for rectal cancer staging and treatment planning

20 Jan, 2023 | 14:34h | UTC

MRI anatomy of the rectum: key concepts important for rectal cancer staging and treatment planning – Insights into Imaging

 


RCT | Effect of interval between neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and surgery on disease recurrence and survival in rectal cancer

20 Jan, 2023 | 14:19h | UTC

Effect of interval between neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and surgery on disease recurrence and survival in rectal cancer: long-term results of a randomized clinical trial – BJS Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study shows patients with circulating tumor DNA are at increased risk of relapse after surgery for resectable colorectal cancer

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:18h | UTC

Molecular residual disease and efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with colorectal cancer – Nature Medicine – Nature Medicine

Commentary: Data Support ctDNA as a Prognostic Marker for Recurrence/Benefit in Colorectal Cancer – Cancer Network

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Paper | Management of early-onset colorectal cancer

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:14h | UTC

Delphi initiative for early-onset colorectal cancer (DIRECt). International Management Guidelines – Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

 


RCT | SPONGE-assisted vs. Trendelenburg position surgery in laparoscopic sigmoid and rectal cancer surgery

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:06h | UTC

SPONGE-assisted vs. Trendelenburg position surgery in laparoscopic sigmoid and rectal cancer surgery (SPONGE trial): randomized clinical trial – British Journal of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


RCT | Prevention of incisional hernias by prophylactic mesh-augmented reinforcement of midline laparotomies for AAA treatment

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:03h | UTC

Prevention of Incisional Hernias by Prophylactic Mesh-augmented Reinforcement of Midline Laparotomies for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Treatment: Five-year Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial – Annals of Surgery

 


M-A | Impact of perioperative steroid administration in patients undergoing elective liver resection

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:00h | UTC

Impact of perioperative steroid administration in patients undergoing elective liver resection: meta-analysis – BJS Open

 


RCT | Aqueous povidone-iodine vs. normal saline for intraoperative wound irrigation on the incidence of SSI after GI surgery

19 Jan, 2023 | 13:54h | UTC

Aqueous Povidone-Iodine Versus Normal Saline For Intraoperative Wound Irrigation On The Incidence Of Surgical Site Infection In Clean-Contaminated Wounds After Gastroenterological Surgery: A Single Institute, Prospective, Blinded-Endpoint, Randomized Controlled Trial – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


M-A | Optimal timing of perioperative chemical thromboprophylaxis in elective major abdominal surgery

19 Jan, 2023 | 13:52h | UTC

Optimal Timing of Perioperative Chemical Thromboprophylaxis in Elective Major Abdominal Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


ACG Clinical Guideline | Diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal subepithelial lesions

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:39h | UTC

ACG Clinical Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Lesions – The American Journal of Gastroenterology

Related: AGA Clinical Practice Update on Management of Subepithelial Lesions Encountered During Routine Endoscopy: Expert Review – Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

 


Review | Surgical site infection prevention

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:31h | UTC

Surgical Site Infection Prevention: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Author interview: Surgical Site Infection Prevention – JAMA

Related:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017 – JAMA Surgery 

Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection – World Health Organization 

Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence 

APSIC guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections – Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control

Perioperative care bundles for the prevention of surgical-site infections: meta-analysis – British Journal of Surgery

AAOS Guideline: Prevention of surgical site infections after major extremity trauma.

 


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