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Guidelines for the management of patients with severe acute pancreatitis.

21 Jun, 2022 | 10:57h | UTC

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

Related:

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

 


RCT: Immune enhancement with Thymosin alpha 1 does not improve outcomes in patients with predicted severe acute necrotizing pancreatitis.

20 Jun, 2022 | 01:11h | UTC

Immune enhancement in patients with predicted severe acute necrotising pancreatitis: a multicentre double-blind randomised controlled trial – Intensive Care Medicine (if the link is paywalled, try this one)

 


ASGE guideline on screening for pancreatic cancer in individuals with genetic susceptibility.

14 Jun, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

ASGE guideline on screening for pancreatic cancer in individuals with genetic susceptibility: summary and recommendations – Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Commentary: New guidelines for pancreatic cancer screening – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Podcast: Gallbladder disease pearls.

14 Jun, 2022 | 10:46h | UTC

#340 Gallbladder Disease – The Curbsiders

 


M-A: Routine abdominal drainage after distal pancreatectomy.

6 Jun, 2022 | 11:01h | UTC

Routine abdominal drainage after distal pancreatectomy: meta-analysis – British Journal of Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


ERAS Guidelines for perioperative care in elective abdominal and pelvic surgery at primary and secondary hospitals in low–middle-income countries.

1 Jun, 2022 | 12:08h | UTC

Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Elective Abdominal and Pelvic Surgery at Primary and Secondary Hospitals in Low–Middle-Income Countries (LMIC’s): Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendation – World Journal of Surgery

Related:

Complete List of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

Top 100 Most-Cited Articles on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Bibliometric Analysis and Visualized Study – Frontiers in Surgery

 


Position Paper: Implementation of preventive and predictive BRCA testing in patients with breast, ovarian, pancreatic, and prostate cancer.

26 May, 2022 | 10:42h | UTC

Implementation of preventive and predictive BRCA testing in patients with breast, ovarian, pancreatic, and prostate cancer: a position paper of Italian Scientific Societies – ESMO Open

 


Observational study suggests hepatic arterial infusion pump chemotherapy may be an alternative to resection for patients with multifocal intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.

23 May, 2022 | 00:52h | UTC

Comparison of Hepatic Arterial Infusion Pump Chemotherapy vs Resection for Patients With Multifocal Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

Hepatic Arterial Infusion Pump Chemotherapy vs Resection for Multifocal Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma – The ASCO Post

Treating iCCA With Chemo Pump Can Be as Effective as Surgery, JAMA Study Finds – AJMC

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


[News release – not published yet] Gallstone disease shown to be a strong predictor of pancreatic cancer.

16 May, 2022 | 01:49h | UTC

Gallstone disease shown to be a strong predictor of pancreatic cancer – American Gastroenterology Association

 


Guideline for Pancreatic Cancer: A summary of evidence-based surgical approaches.

12 May, 2022 | 10:09h | UTC

Korean Surgical Practice Guideline for Pancreatic Cancer 2022: A summary of evidence-based surgical approaches – Annals of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery

 


Cluster RCT: Algorithm-based care vs. usual care for the early recognition and management of complications after pancreatic resection.

4 May, 2022 | 10:55h | UTC

Algorithm-based care versus usual care for the early recognition and management of complications after pancreatic resection in the Netherlands: an open-label, nationwide, stepped-wedge cluster-randomised trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Critical analysis of the updated guidelines for management of gallbladder polyps.

26 Apr, 2022 | 07:41h | UTC

Critical Analysis of the Updated Guidelines for Management of Gallbladder Polyps – Annals of Surgical Oncology (if the link is paywalled, try this one)

Related: Management and follow-up of gallbladder polyps: updated joint guidelines between the ESGAR, EAES, EFISDS and ESGE – European Radiology

 


M-A: Clinical efficacy of adjuvant treatments for patients with resected biliary tract cancer.

22 Apr, 2022 | 09:26h | UTC

Clinical efficacy of adjuvant treatments for patients with resected biliary tract cancer: a systematic review and network meta-analysis – BMJ Open

 


M-A: Three-port vs. four-port technique for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

13 Apr, 2022 | 10:02h | UTC

Three-port versus four-port technique for laparoscopic cholecystectomy: systematic review and meta-analysis – BJS Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Prevention and management of postoperative ileus: a review of current practice.

12 Apr, 2022 | 08:20h | UTC

Prevention and Management of Postoperative Ileus: A Review of Current Practice – Cureus

 


Podcast: Acute pancreatitis pearls.

5 Apr, 2022 | 08:26h | UTC

#327 Acute Pancreatitis – The Curbsiders

 


Systematic Review | Guidewire or contrast: which works better to prevent post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis?

4 Apr, 2022 | 00:28h | UTC

Summary: Guidewire or contrast: which works better for the prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis? – Cochrane Library

Original Study: Guidewire‐assisted cannulation of the common bile duct for the prevention of post‐endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) pancreatitis – Cochrane Library

 


Cohort Study: Risk factors for complications after surgery for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

30 Mar, 2022 | 10:03h | UTC

Risk factors for complications after surgery for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors – Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Safety and economic analysis of selective histopathology following cholecystectomy: multicenter, prospective, cross-sectional study.

30 Mar, 2022 | 09:59h | UTC

Safety and economic analysis of selective histopathology following cholecystectomy: multicentre, prospective, cross-sectional FANCY study – British Journal of Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Meta-analysis of randomized trials: GLP1 receptor agonists increase the risk of gallbladder and biliary diseases (RR, 1.37; 95% CI, 1.23-1.52).

29 Mar, 2022 | 10:02h | UTC

Association of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist Use With Risk of Gallbladder and Biliary Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentary: GLP-1 Receptor Agonists: How Safe Are They for the Gallbladder?— Link with gallbladder, biliary diseases could be due to weight loss associated with class of drug – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


Systematic Review: Duct‐to‐mucosa vs. other types of pancreaticojejunostomy for the prevention of postoperative pancreatic fistula following pancreaticoduodenectomy.

24 Mar, 2022 | 08:27h | UTC

Duct‐to‐mucosa versus other types of pancreaticojejunostomy for the prevention of postoperative pancreatic fistula following pancreaticoduodenectomy – Cochrane Library

Summary: Is attachment of the excretory duct of the pancreas to the second part of the small intestine better than other reconstruction methods to reduce leakage of juice from the pancreas to the abdominal tissues? – Cochrane Library

 


Evidence-based disposition of acute pancreatitis.

22 Mar, 2022 | 08:08h | UTC

Evidence-Based Disposition of Acute Pancreatitis – emDocs

Related Guidelines:

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

 


Diagnostic approach to incidentally detected pancreatic cystic lesions.

18 Mar, 2022 | 08:11h | UTC

Diagnostic Approach to Incidentally Detected Pancreatic Cystic Lesions – Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology

Related:

Cystic pancreatic lesions: MR imaging findings and management.

Recommendations for the management of incidental pancreatic findings in adults.

Pancreatic cystic neoplasms: a review of current recommendations for surveillance and management

Management of Pancreatic Cystic Lesions

Consensus Recommendations: Diagnosis and Surveillance of Incidental Pancreatic Cystic Lesions

Review: Pancreatic Cystic Lesions

Guidelines on pancreatic cystic neoplasms

 


RCT: Effect of early vs. late supplemental parenteral nutrition in patients undergoing abdominal surgery.

17 Mar, 2022 | 08:43h | UTC

Effect of Early vs Late Supplemental Parenteral Nutrition in Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery

Invited Commentary: Early Postoperative Supplementary Parenteral Nutrition – JAMA Surgery

Author Interview: Supplemental Parenteral Nutrition in Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Acute cholecystitis.

11 Mar, 2022 | 09:40h | UTC

Acute Cholecystitis: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Acute Cholecystitis

 


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