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Guidelines for the surgical management of ulcerative colitis.

17 Oct, 2021 | 21:21h | UTC

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis – Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Among patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, those randomized to systemic treatment alone had lower sixty-day mortality compared to those randomized to primary tumor resection followed by systemic treatment.

12 Oct, 2021 | 00:01h | UTC

Sixty-Day Mortality of Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Randomized to Systemic Treatment vs Primary Tumor Resection Followed by Systemic Treatment: The CAIRO4 Phase 3 Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Primary Tumor Resection and Patients With Asymptomatic Colorectal Cancer and Nonresectable Metastases: Results of Recent Randomized Trials – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Systemic Therapy Alone Bests Surgical Tx for Metastatic CRC – BreakingMed

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


ACG Clinical Guidelines: Management of Benign Anorectal Disorders

10 Oct, 2021 | 21:29h | UTC

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Management of Benign Anorectal Disorders – The American Journal of Gastroenterology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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

7 Oct, 2021 | 10:35h | UTC

Immediate versus Postponed Intervention for Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis – New England Journal of Medicine

 


RCT: Transanal drainage tube use does not prevent anastomotic leakage after laparoscopic low anterior resection in patients with rectal cancer.

7 Oct, 2021 | 10:27h | UTC

Transanal Drainage Tube Use for Preventing Anastomotic Leakage After Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection in Patients With Rectal Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Invited commentary: Transanal Drainage Tubes—Prevention of Leaks or Unnecessary Sump? – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 


Large observational study suggests sleeve gastrectomy may be safer compared to gastric bypass in patients with severe obesity.

7 Oct, 2021 | 10:26h | UTC

Comparative Safety of Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass Up to 5 Years After Surgery in Patients With Severe Obesity – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Commentaries:

Compared to What?—Novel Methods to Approach Randomization for Long-term Bariatric Surgery Outcomes – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Of two common weight loss surgeries, one is safer but less effective – Michigan Medicine

Related:

Different risks and benefits leading to similar costs after sleeve gastrectomy and roux-en-y gastric bypass.

Laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass vs. laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: 5-year outcomes of merged data from two randomized clinical trials

Randomized trial: no difference in quality of life and slightly greater weight loss with roux-en-y gastric bypass compared to laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy at 7 years

Cohort study: comparing the 5-year diabetes outcomes of sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass

Cohort study: interventions and operations 5 years after bariatric surgery

Cohort study: risk of operative and nonoperative interventions after roux-en-y gastric bypass vs. vertical sleeve gastrectomy

Randomized trial: gastric bypass superior to sleeve gastrectomy for remission of type 2 diabetes

Research: laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy vs laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


European Hernia Society guidelines on management of rectus diastasis.

6 Oct, 2021 | 10:02h | UTC

European Hernia Society guidelines on management of rectus diastasis – British Journal of Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome in critically ill patients: A narrative review of past, present, and future steps.

5 Oct, 2021 | 08:52h | UTC

Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome in critically ill patients: A narrative review of past, present, and future steps – Scandinavian Journal of Surgery

 


A new surgical robot is smaller, nimbler, and cheaper, its maker claims. But will it be better for patients?

3 Oct, 2021 | 22:26h | UTC

A new surgical robot is smaller, nimbler, and cheaper, its maker claims. But will it be better for patients? – STAT

 


WSES/GAIS/SIS-E/WSIS/AAST global clinical pathways for patients with intra-abdominal infections.

1 Oct, 2021 | 10:24h | UTC

WSES/GAIS/SIS-E/WSIS/AAST global clinical pathways for patients with intra-abdominal infections – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

Related:

The Surgical Infection Society Revised Guidelines on the Management of Intra-Abdominal Infection – Surgical Infections

The management of intra-abdominal infections from a global perspective: 2017 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

 


RCT: Doxycycline better than Azithromycin for the treatment of rectal Chlamydia in men who have sex with men.

1 Oct, 2021 | 10:09h | UTC

Doxycycline Versus Azithromycin for the Treatment of Rectal Chlamydia in Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Clinical Infectious Diseases

Related: RCT: Doxycycline for 7 days superior to single-dose azithromycin for the treatment of rectal chlamydia infection.

 


RCT: Neurolytic splanchnic nerve block and pain relief, survival, and quality of life in unresectable pancreatic cancer.

30 Sep, 2021 | 10:16h | UTC

Neurolytic Splanchnic Nerve Block and Pain Relief, Survival, and Quality of Life in Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Anesthesiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: ESMO–EURACAN–GENTURIS Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.

30 Sep, 2021 | 10:11h | UTC

Gastrointestinal stromal tumours: ESMO–EURACAN–GENTURIS Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up – Annals of Oncology

 


Roux‐en‐Y versus Billroth‐I reconstruction after distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer.

19 Sep, 2021 | 23:24h | UTC

Roux‐en‐Y versus Billroth‐I reconstruction after distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer – Cochrane Library

 


WSES-AAST Guidelines: Anorectal Emergencies.

17 Sep, 2021 | 10:06h | UTC

Anorectal emergencies: WSES-AAST guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

 


State of the Art Review: Screening and prevention of colorectal cancer.

16 Sep, 2021 | 10:01h | UTC

Screening and prevention of colorectal cancer – The BMJ (free for a limited period)

Related:

USPSTF Statement: Start colorectal cancer screening at 45 years for most patients.

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Start colorectal cancer screening at 45

 


Review: Is there an optimal antiplatelet strategy after gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with coronary artery disease?

16 Sep, 2021 | 09:57h | UTC

Is There an Optimal Antiplatelet Strategy after Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease? – Cardiology

 


Guidelines for the surveillance and survivorship care of patients after curative treatment of colon and rectal cancer.

16 Sep, 2021 | 09:52h | UTC

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Surveillance and Survivorship Care of Patients After Curative Treatment of Colon and Rectal Cancer – Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

Related: Study: Assessment of a Watch-and-Wait Strategy for Rectal Cancer in Patients With a Complete Response After Neoadjuvant Therapy

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Guideline: Liver transplantation for non-resectable colorectal liver metastases.

16 Sep, 2021 | 09:50h | UTC

Liver transplantation for non-resectable colorectal liver metastases: the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association consensus guidelines – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Five hundred patients with gut malrotation: thirty years of experience with the introduction of a new surgical procedure.

16 Sep, 2021 | 09:48h | UTC

Five Hundred Patients With Gut Malrotation: Thirty Years of Experience With the Introduction of a New Surgical Procedure – Annals of Surgery

 


RCT: Effect of Camrelizumab vs. placebo added to chemotherapy on survival and progression-free survival in patients with advanced or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

15 Sep, 2021 | 08:51h | UTC

Effect of Camrelizumab vs Placebo Added to Chemotherapy on Survival and Progression-Free Survival in Patients With Advanced or Metastatic Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: The ESCORT-1st Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Immunotherapy for Advanced Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma—Renewed Enthusiasm and a Lingering Challenge – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Different risks and benefits leading to similar costs after sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

12 Sep, 2021 | 21:37h | UTC

Commentary: Different Risks and Benefits Leading to Similar Costs After Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass – JAMA Network Open

Original study: Comparison of 4-Year Health Care Expenditures Associated With Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs Sleeve Gastrectomy – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Cholangiocarcinoma.

10 Sep, 2021 | 05:02h | UTC

Cholangiocarcinoma – Nature Reviews Disease Primers (free for a limited period)

Infographic: Cholangiocarcinoma

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Pancreatic Cancer: A Review.

9 Sep, 2021 | 08:51h | UTC

Pancreatic Cancer: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Antibiotics use is linked to increased risk of subsequent colorectal cancer.

7 Sep, 2021 | 21:25h | UTC

Antibiotics Use and Subsequent Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Swedish Nationwide Population-Based Study – JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Commentaries:

Antibiotics linked to increased risk of colon cancer – Umea University

Study links antibiotics use and increased subsequent risk of colorectal cancer – MedicalResearch.com

 


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