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RCT | Pelvic floor rehabilitation after rectal cancer surgery.

26 Sep, 2022 | 12:04h | UTC

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation After Rectal Cancer Surgery: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial (FORCE Trial) – Annals of Surgery

 


Patient Preference RCT | Short-term anti-TNF therapy with surgical closure vs. anti-TNF therapy alone in the treatment of perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:09h | UTC

Short-term anti-TNF therapy with surgical closure versus anti-TNF therapy in the treatment of perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease (PISA-II): a patient preference randomised trial – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Podcast: Elise Meima-van Praag on surgical closure for Crohn’s disease perianal fistulas

Commentary: Anti-TNF, surgical closure induces long-term healing in Crohn’s fistulas – Healio (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Preliminary results of a RCT | Once-only colonoscopy vs. two rounds of fecal immunochemical testing 2 years apart for colorectal cancer screening.

20 Sep, 2022 | 13:29h | UTC

Once-only colonoscopy or two rounds of faecal immunochemical testing 2 years apart for colorectal cancer screening (SCREESCO): preliminary report of a randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Two Rounds of FIT vs Single Colonoscopy as a One-time CRC Screening – Medscape (free registration required)

 


M-A of randomized trials | Transanal tube vs. defunctioning stoma after low anterior resection for rectal cancer.

19 Sep, 2022 | 12:37h | UTC

Transanal tube versus defunctioning stoma after low anterior resection for rectal cancer: network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – British Journal of Surgery

 


The risk of subsequent surgery following bowel resection for Crohn’s disease in a national cohort of 19,207 patients.

19 Sep, 2022 | 12:33h | UTC

The risk of subsequent surgery following bowel resection for Crohn’s disease in a national cohort of 19,207 patients – Colorectal Disease (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Investigators Assess Risk of Further Surgery for Crohn’s Disease Patients – HCPLive

 


RCT | Short-term outcomes of laparoscopy-assisted vs. open surgery for patients with low rectal cancer.

16 Sep, 2022 | 12:58h | UTC

Short-term Outcomes of Laparoscopy-Assisted vs Open Surgery for Patients With Low Rectal Cancer: The LASRE Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Robotic vs. laparoscopic surgery for middle and low rectal cancer.

15 Sep, 2022 | 13:09h | UTC

Robotic versus laparoscopic surgery for middle and low rectal cancer (REAL): short-term outcomes of a multicentre randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

Robotic Surgery Tops Laparoscopic Surgery for Middle and Low Rectal Cancer — Randomized trial shows fewer positive circumferential resection margins with robotic technique – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


RCT | Extended duration thromboprophylaxis (continued for 56 days postoperatively) is not beneficial after surgical resection of colorectal cancer.

14 Sep, 2022 | 13:22h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of extended duration to perioperative thromboprophylaxis with low molecular weight heparin on disease-free survival after surgical resection of colorectal cancer (PERIOP-01): multicentre, open label, randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

 


Guideline | Fecal immunochemical testing in patients with signs or symptoms of suspected colorectal cancer.

31 Aug, 2022 | 11:52h | UTC

Faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) in patients with signs or symptoms of suspected colorectal cancer (CRC): a joint guideline from the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) and the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) – Gut

Commentary: Guidelines update: use of FIT in colorectal cancer referrals – PULSE

 


RCT | Colorectal Endoscopic Stenting Trial (CReST) for obstructing left-sided colorectal cancer.

30 Aug, 2022 | 11:58h | UTC

Colorectal Endoscopic Stenting Trial (CReST) for obstructing left-sided colorectal cancer: randomized clinical trial – British Journal of Surgery

 


Cohort Study | Failure to rescue after reoperation for major complications of elective and emergency colorectal surgery.

26 Aug, 2022 | 13:15h | UTC

Failure to rescue after reoperation for major complications of elective and emergency colorectal surgery: A population-based multicenter cohort study – Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

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Single-arm Phase 2 study | Neoadjuvant chemotherapy, excision, and observation for early rectal cancer.

23 Aug, 2022 | 12:53h | UTC

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy, Excision, and Observation for Early Rectal Cancer: The Phase II NEO Trial (CCTG CO.28) Primary End Point Results – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Network M-A | Comparison of doses and injection sites of botulinum toxin for chronic anal fissure.

17 Aug, 2022 | 13:48h | UTC

Comparison of doses and injection sites of botulinum toxin for chronic anal fissure: A systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – International Journal of Surgery

 


Editorial | Doctors’ reluctance to discuss anal sex is letting down young women.

16 Aug, 2022 | 13:47h | UTC

News Release: Doctors’ reluctance to discuss anal sex is letting down young women – BMJ Newsroom

Editorial: Young women and anal sex – The BMJ

 


RCT | Hughes abdominal closure vs. standard mass closure to reduce incisional hernias following surgery for colorectal cancer.

9 Aug, 2022 | 12:56h | UTC

Hughes abdominal closure versus standard mass closure to reduce incisional hernias following surgery for colorectal cancer: the HART RCT – Health Technology Assessment

 


Mucinous rectal cancers: clinical features and prognosis in a population-based cohort.

4 Aug, 2022 | 13:17h | UTC

Mucinous rectal cancers: clinical features and prognosis in a population-based cohort – BJS Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | The efficacy of topical sucralfate in improving pain and wound healing after hemorrhoidectomy procedure.

28 Jul, 2022 | 13:02h | UTC

The efficacy of topical sucralfate in improving pain and wound healing after haemorrhoidectomy procedure: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression of randomised clinical trials – International Wound Journal

 


Randomized crossover trial | AI reduces miss rate of precancerous polyps in colorectal cancer screening.

14 Jul, 2022 | 12:29h | UTC

News Release: AI reduces miss rate of precancerous polyps in colorectal cancer screening – Mayo Clinic

Original Study: Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Miss Rate of Colorectal Neoplasia – Gastroenterology

 


M-A | The effect of fiber supplementation on chronic constipation in adults.

13 Jul, 2022 | 11:30h | UTC

The effect of fiber supplementation on chronic constipation in adults: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

 


UEG and EAES rapid guideline on transanal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer.

1 Jul, 2022 | 11:33h | UTC

UEG and EAES rapid guideline: Systematic review, meta-analysis, GRADE assessment and evidence-informed European recommendations on TaTME for rectal cancer – Surgical Endoscopy

 


Systematic Review: Antibiotics for uncomplicated diverticulitis.

27 Jun, 2022 | 11:56h | UTC

Antibiotics for uncomplicated diverticulitis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Antibiotics for uncomplicated diverticulitis – Cochrane Library

Related:

Efficacy and Safety of Non-Antibiotic Outpatient Treatment in Mild Acute Diverticulitis (DINAMO-study): A Multicentre, Randomised, Open-Label, Non-Inferiority Trial – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

The WSES/SICG/ACOI/SICUT/AcEMC/SIFIPAC guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute left colonic diverticulitis in the elderly – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Left-Sided Colonic Diverticulitis: A Clinical Guideline From the American College of Physicians – Annals of Internal Medicine

Colonoscopy for Diagnostic Evaluation and Interventions to Prevent Recurrence After Acute Left-Sided Colonic Diverticulitis: A Clinical Guideline From the American College of Physicians – Annals of Internal Medicine

Changing Paradigms in the Management of Acute Uncomplicated Diverticulitis – Scandinavian Journal of Surgery

Elective surgical management of diverticulitis – Current Problems in Surgery

Management of Colonic Diverticulitis – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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

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

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review: Locally recurrent rectal cancer according to a standardized MRI classification system.

27 Jun, 2022 | 11:07h | UTC

Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer According to a Standardized MRI Classification System: A Systematic Review of the Literature – Journal of Clinical Medicine

 


M-A: Relationship between serum lipid level and colorectal cancer.

27 Jun, 2022 | 11:01h | UTC

Relationship between serum lipid level and colorectal cancer: a systemic review and meta-analysis – BMJ Open

 


RCT: Modified ligation procedure for prolapsed hemorrhoids vs. stapled hemorrhoidectomy for the management of symptomatic hemorrhoids.

22 Jun, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

Modified ligation procedure for prolapsed haemorrhoids versus stapled haemorrhoidectomy for the management of symptomatic haemorrhoids (MoLish): randomized clinical trial – BJS Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: In people with HIV, treating precancerous anal lesions cuts risk of anal cancer by more than half.

21 Jun, 2022 | 11:11h | UTC

News Release: In people with HIV, treating precancerous anal lesions cuts risk of anal cancer by more than half – National Institutes of Health

Original Study: Treatment of Anal High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions to Prevent Anal Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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