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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: 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)

 


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.

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


Pan-Asian adapted ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for the diagnosis treatment and follow-up of patients with localized colon cancer.

26 Aug, 2021 | 08:33h | UTC

Pan-Asian adapted ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for the diagnosis treatment and follow-up of patients with localised colon cancer – Annals of Oncology

 


AGA clinical practice update on endoscopic surveillance and management of colorectal dysplasia in inflammatory bowel diseases.

25 Aug, 2021 | 08:48h | UTC

AGA Clinical Practice Update on Endoscopic Surveillance and Management of Colorectal Dysplasia in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Expert Review – Gastroenterology

 


European guidelines on microscopic colitis.

24 Aug, 2021 | 08:58h | UTC

European guidelines on microscopic colitis: United European Gastroenterology and European Microscopic Colitis Group statements and recommendations – UEG Journal

 


Cohort study: Association of incomplete polyp removal with risk of postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer.

17 Aug, 2021 | 08:43h | UTC

Association of Incomplete Polyp Removal With Risk of Postcolonoscopy Colorectal Cancer – The ASCO Post

Original study: Recurrence of Colorectal Neoplastic Polyps After Incomplete Resection – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


AGA clinical practice update on strategies to improve quality of screening and surveillance colonoscopy.

16 Aug, 2021 | 01:01h | UTC

AGA Clinical Practice Update on Strategies to Improve Quality of Screening and Surveillance Colonoscopy: Expert Review – Gastroenterology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


International consensus recommendations on key outcome measures for organ preservation after (chemo) radiotherapy in patients with rectal cancer.

5 Aug, 2021 | 08:38h | UTC

International consensus recommendations on key outcome measures for organ preservation after (chemo)radiotherapy in patients with rectal cancer – Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology

 


Clinical practice guidelines for the management of colonic volvulus and acute colonic pseudo-obstruction.

2 Aug, 2021 | 00:13h | UTC

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Colonic Volvulus and Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction – Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

News release: American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Publishes New Guidelines for Colonic Volvulus and Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

 


Review: Changing paradigms in the management of acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.

30 Jul, 2021 | 11:37h | UTC

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

Related:

RCT: Another study shows that non-antibiotic outpatient treatment in mild acute diverticulitis is safe.

Review: Elective surgical management of diverticulitis

State of the Art Review | Management of colonic diverticulitis

Drains, germs, or steel: Multidisciplinary management of acute colonic diverticulitis

Diverticulitis: Observational study in outpatients suggests amoxicillin-clavulanate is a safe and effective option compared with metronidazole-fluoroquinolone

Randomized trial: Laparoscopic lavage vs. primary resection for perforated purulent diverticulitis; similar long-term results, but recurrence was more common after laparoscopic lavage

Randomized trial: In patients with recurrent, complicated, or persistent painful diverticulitis, sigmoid resection improved quality of life but was associated with a small but significant risk of major complications

Systematic review: Management of colonic diverticulitis

WSES Guidelines for the Management of Acute Colonic Diverticulitis

ASCRS Guidelines for the Treatment of Left-Sided Colonic Diverticulitis

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AGA Clinical Practice Update on Chemoprevention for Colorectal Neoplasia.

16 Jul, 2021 | 10:46h | UTC

AGA Clinical Practice Update on Chemoprevention for Colorectal Neoplasia: Expert Review – Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global burden of cancer attributable to alcohol consumption – “Globally, an estimated 741.300, or 4·1% of all new cases of cancer in 2020 were attributable to alcohol consumption”.

14 Jul, 2021 | 11:07h | UTC

Global burden of cancer in 2020 attributable to alcohol consumption: a population-based study – The Lancet Oncology

News release: Alcohol consumption linked to more than 740,000 new cancer cases in 2020 – The Lancet

Commentaries: Alcohol caused 740,000 cancer cases globally last year – study – The Guardian AND Expert reaction to study of alcohol and cancer – Science Media Centre

 


RCT: Another study shows that non-antibiotic outpatient treatment in mild acute diverticulitis is safe.

12 Jul, 2021 | 01:29h | UTC

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)

Related: State of the Art Review: Management of colonic diverticulitis AND Treatment of Uncomplicated Acute Diverticulitis Without Antibiotics: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Diseases of the Colon & Rectum AND Antibiotics Do Not Reduce Length of Hospital Stay for Uncomplicated Diverticulitis in a Pragmatic Double-Blind Randomized Trial – Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology AND Randomized Trial: Antibiotic Avoidance Associated with Similar Long-term Outcomes in Uncomplicated Diverticulitis

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Single-center, open-label RCT: Stimulant and osmotic laxatives after colorectal surgery results in earlier recovery of gastrointestinal function and reduces the incidence of prolonged postoperative ileus, without effects in the duration of hospital day or 30-day postoperative complications.

5 Jul, 2021 | 01:26h | UTC

Impact of STIMUlant and osmotic LAXatives (STIMULAX trial) on gastrointestinal recovery after colorectal surgery: randomized clinical trial – British Journal of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Anal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.

1 Jul, 2021 | 09:44h | UTC

Anal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up – Annals of Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic review: the evidence behind robot-assisted abdominopelvic surgery – “there is currently no clear advantage with existing robotic platforms, which are costly and increase operative duration”.

29 Jun, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

The Evidence Behind Robot-Assisted Abdominopelvic Surgery: A Systematic Review – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Robotic Platforms Not Superior for Abdominopelvic Surgery – HealthDay

 


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