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Meta-analysis: Drugs for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting in adults after general anesthesia

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:13h | UTC

Drugs for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting in adults after general anaesthesia: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Which medicines work best to prevent people from being sick (vomiting) after an operation? – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Life expectancy after bariatric surgery in the Swedish Obese Subjects Study

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:29h | UTC

Life Expectancy after Bariatric Surgery in the Swedish Obese Subjects Study – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentary: Higher average life expectancy after obesity surgery – University of Gothenburg

 

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Systematic review: Management of colonic diverticulitis

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:25h | UTC

Management of Colonic Diverticulitis – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Full report: Management of Colonic Diverticulitis

Evidence summary: Management of Colonic Diverticulitis

 


Cohort study: ‘COVID-19 free’ hospital areas linked to improved outcomes in elective cancer surgery

12 Oct, 2020 | 00:48h | UTC

Elective Cancer Surgery in COVID-19–Free Surgical Pathways During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: An International, Multicenter, Comparative Cohort Study – Journal of Clinical Oncology

Commentary: ‘COVID-19 free’ hospital areas could save lives after surgery, global study finds – University of Birmingham

 


Esophageal emergencies: Another important cause of acute chest pain

12 Oct, 2020 | 00:30h | UTC

Esophageal emergencies: another important cause of acute chest pain – Insights into Imaging

 


[Abstract Only] A Randomized trial comparing antibiotics with appendectomy for appendicitis

6 Oct, 2020 | 00:44h | UTC

A Randomized Trial Comparing Antibiotics with Appendectomy for Appendicitis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Benefits, risks seen with antibiotics-first for appendicitis – University of Washington School of Medicine

Infographic: Deciding Between Antibiotics & Surgery for Appendicitis: Findings from the CODA Study

 

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Gastrointestinal complications in critically ill patients with and without COVID-19

25 Sep, 2020 | 02:44h | UTC

Gastrointestinal Complications in Critically Ill Patients With and Without COVID-19 – JAMA

 

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ACG Guidelines: Diagnosis and management of achalasia

11 Sep, 2020 | 01:18h | UTC

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Diagnosis and Management of Achalasia – The American Journal of Gastroenterology

 

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Podcast: Update on bariatric surgery—2020

9 Sep, 2020 | 09:18h | UTC

Audio Clinical Review: Update on Bariatric Surgery—2020 – JAMA

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Aspirin increases major GI bleeding risk by 60% in older individuals

6 Sep, 2020 | 21:30h | UTC

Major GI bleeding in older persons using aspirin: incidence and risk factors in the ASPREE randomised controlled trial – Gut

Source: EvidenceAlerts

 

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Randomized trial: Preoperative intravenous iron to treat anemia 10–42 days before major abdominal surgery does not reduce the need for blood transfusion

6 Sep, 2020 | 21:28h | UTC

Preoperative intravenous iron to treat anaemia before major abdominal surgery (PREVENTT): a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial – The Lancet

 

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[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Second-look surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy vs. surveillance in patients at high risk of developing colorectal peritoneal metastases

2 Sep, 2020 | 09:31h | UTC

Second-look surgery plus hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy versus surveillance in patients at high risk of developing colorectal peritoneal metastases (PROPHYLOCHIP–PRODIGE 15): a randomised, phase 3 study – The Lancet Oncology

Commentary: Second-Look Surgery Plus HIPEC vs Surveillance for Patients at High Risk for Colorectal Peritoneal Metastases – The ASCO Post

 


AGA Guidelines on the gastrointestinal evaluation of iron deficiency anemia

1 Sep, 2020 | 06:02h | UTC

AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Gastrointestinal Evaluation of Iron Deficiency Anemia – Gastroenterology

 


Prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 presenting as acute pancreatitis

28 Aug, 2020 | 08:41h | UTC

Prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 presenting as acute pancreatitis – Gastroenterology

Commentary: Covid-19 can present with pancreatitis – MedicalResearch.com

 


Guideline synopsis: Ulcerative colitis in adults

28 Aug, 2020 | 08:38h | UTC

Ulcerative Colitis in Adults – JAMA

Podcast: Update on Ulcerative Colitis—2020

Original Guideline: AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Mild-to-Moderate Ulcerative Colitis – Gastroenterology

 


Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cytoreductive Surgery with or without hyperthermic IntraPEritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC): Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS®) Society Recommendations

28 Aug, 2020 | 08:35h | UTC

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: For colonoscopy prep, low-volume, same-day dosing appears as effective as split dosing

28 Aug, 2020 | 08:34h | UTC

For colonoscopy prep, low-volume, same-day dosing appears as effective as split dosing – ACP Gastroenterology

Original Article: The Bowel CLEANsing National Initiative: A Low-Volume Same-Day Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Preparation vs Low-Volume Split-Dose PEG With Bisacodyl or High-Volume Split-Dose PEG Preparations—A Randomized Controlled Trial – The American Journal of Gastroenterology

 


Podcast: Managing acute pancreatitis

26 Aug, 2020 | 03:51h | UTC

Managing Acute Pancreatitis – JAMA

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Laparoscopic vs. open total gastrectomy for clinical stage I gastric cancer

21 Aug, 2020 | 02:18h | UTC

Morbidity and Mortality of Laparoscopic vs Open Total Gastrectomy for Clinical Stage I Gastric Cancer: The CLASS02 Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Oncology

 


[Abstract Only] Small randomized trial suggests early feeding is feasible in children with acute pancreatitis

16 Aug, 2020 | 22:06h | UTC

Early Feeding in Acute Pancreatitis in Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Pediatrics

 


ESGE Position Statement: Diagnosis and management of iatrogenic endoscopic perforations

14 Aug, 2020 | 01:00h | UTC

Diagnosis and management of iatrogenic endoscopic perforations: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Position Statement – Update 2020 – Endoscopy

 


ACG Guideline: Clinical use of esophageal physiologic testing

11 Aug, 2020 | 10:12h | UTC

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Clinical Use of Esophageal Physiologic Testing – The American Journal of Gastroenterology

 


[Abstract Only] Cohort Study: Cardiovascular and bleeding risks associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after myocardial infarction

3 Aug, 2020 | 00:17h | UTC

Cardiovascular and Bleeding Risks Associated With Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs After Myocardial Infarction – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: NSAIDs Boost CV, Bleeding Risks in Post-MI Patients – TCTMD AND Concomitant NSAID Treatment After MI – American College of Cardiology AND NSAIDs increase cardiovascular, bleeding risk in Korean heart attack patients – American College of Cardiology

 


Randomized trial: Robotic vs. laparoscopic ventral hernia repair

31 Jul, 2020 | 08:35h | UTC

Robotic versus laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: multicenter, blinded randomized controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentary: #VisualAbstract: Robotic vs. laparoscopic ventral hernia repair – 2 Minute Medicine

 


Observational study: 67.1% success rate with nonoperative management of children with uncomplicated appendicitis

28 Jul, 2020 | 07:38h | UTC

Association of Nonoperative Management Using Antibiotic Therapy vs Laparoscopic Appendectomy With Treatment Success and Disability Days in Children With Uncomplicated Appendicitis – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Success of Antibiotic Therapy vs Laparoscopic Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Appendicitis in Children: A Matter of Perspective (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Treating Pediatric Appendicitis Nonoperatively

Commentary: Antibiotics alone successfully treat uncomplicated appendicitis in children – Nationwide Children’s Hospital

 


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