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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

 


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

25 Jun, 2021 | 10:19h | UTC

Azithromycin or Doxycycline for Asymptomatic Rectal Chlamydia trachomatis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Doxycycline Superior to Azithromycin for Asymptomatic Rectal Chlamydia in Men – Physician’s Weekly

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for management of colorectal polyps.

25 Jun, 2021 | 10:11h | UTC

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for management of colorectal polyps – Journal of Gastroenterology

 


Guideline: Diagnosis and management of acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding.

3 Jun, 2021 | 10:49h | UTC

Diagnosis and management of acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline – Endoscopy

 


AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Medical Management of Moderate to Severe Luminal and Perianal Fistulizing Crohn’s Disease.

1 Jun, 2021 | 08:07h | UTC

AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Medical Management of Moderate to Severe Luminal and Perianal Fistulizing Crohn’s Disease – Gastroenterology

News Release: AGA recommends early use of biologics in patients with moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease – American Gastroenterology Association

Technical Review: AGA Technical Review on the Medical Management of Moderate to Severe Luminal and Perianal Fistulizing Crohn’s Disease

Clinical Decision Support Tool / Algorithm: Medical Management of Adult Outpatients With Moderate to Severe Lunminal Crohn’s Disease

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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

19 May, 2021 | 08:40h | UTC

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

Evidence Report: Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force – JAMA

Editorials: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening: Forty-Five Is the New Fifty – JAMA AND Updated USPSTF Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening: The Earlier the Better – JAMA Surgery AND Colorectal Cancer Screening Starting at Age 45 Years—Ensuring Benefits Are Realized by All – JAMA Network Open AND

Modeling study: Colorectal Cancer Screening: An Updated Modeling Study for the US Preventive Services Task Force – JAMA

Author interview: USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for Colorectal Cancer

JAMA Patient Page: Screening for Colorectal Cancer

 


ACG Clinical Guidelines: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Clostridioides difficile Infections.

19 May, 2021 | 08:37h | UTC

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Clostridioides difficile Infections – American Journal of Gastroenterology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WSES-AAST guidelines: Management of inflammatory bowel disease in the emergency setting.

18 May, 2021 | 07:15h | UTC

WSES-AAST guidelines: management of inflammatory bowel disease in the emergency setting – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

 


Case-control study shows an increased risk of colorectal cancer in first degree relatives of patients with colorectal polyps.

10 May, 2021 | 00:50h | UTC

Risk of colorectal cancer in first degree relatives of patients with colorectal polyps: nationwide case-control study in Sweden – The BMJ

Commentaries: Intestinal polyps in close relatives can increase risk of colorectal cancer – Karolinska Institutet AND Relatives’ Colonoscopy Results Could Affect Your Colon Cancer Risk – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


German National Guideline on the management of pilonidal disease.

10 May, 2021 | 00:40h | UTC

German National Guideline on the management of pilonidal disease: update 2020 – Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery

 


Review: Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian and colorectal cancer

7 May, 2021 | 08:23h | UTC

Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Ovarian and Colorectal Cancer: A Review – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

 


Cohort study: Sugar-sweetened beverage intake in adulthood and adolescence linked to increased risk of early-onset colorectal cancer among women

7 May, 2021 | 08:22h | UTC

Sugar-sweetened beverage intake in adulthood and adolescence and risk of early-onset colorectal cancer among women – Gut

Commentaries: Daily intake of two or more sugar-sweetened drinks associated with higher bowel cancer risk – BMJ AND Expert reaction to study looking at sugary drinks intake and incidence of early-onset colorectal cancer among women – Science Media Centre

 


Review: Elective surgical management of diverticulitis

4 May, 2021 | 08:30h | UTC

Elective surgical management of diverticulitis – Current Problems in Surgery

 


Review: Evolution and Current Status of the Multidisciplinary Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

30 Apr, 2021 | 08:31h | UTC

Evolution and Current Status of the Multidisciplinary Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer – JCO Oncology Practice

 


RCT: Low-dose aspirin safely suppresses the recurrence of colorectal polyps in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis

14 Apr, 2021 | 01:49h | UTC

Chemoprevention with low-dose aspirin, mesalazine, or both in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis without previous colectomy (J-FAPP Study IV): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised, two-by-two factorial design trial – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Celecoxib for 3 years added to standard adjuvant therapy does not improve disease-free survival among patients with stage III colon cancer

7 Apr, 2021 | 01:28h | UTC

Effect of Celecoxib vs Placebo Added to Standard Adjuvant Therapy on Disease-Free Survival Among Patients With Stage III Colon Cancer: The CALGB/SWOG 80702 (Alliance) Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Celecoxib for Stage III Colon Cancer – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


M-A: Similar oncological outcomes with laparoscopic vs. open rectal cancer resections

5 Apr, 2021 | 00:43h | UTC

Oncological outcomes of laparoscopic versus open rectal cancer resections: meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials – British Journal of Surgery

 


RCT: Using low-pressure pneumoperitoneum in laparoscopic colonic resection improves postoperative recovery compared to standard pressure pneumoperitoneum

28 Mar, 2021 | 22:11h | UTC

Low-pressure versus standard pressure laparoscopic colorectal surgery (PAROS trial): a phase III randomized controlled trial – British Journal of Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


State of the Art Review | Management of colonic diverticulitis

25 Mar, 2021 | 08:14h | UTC

Management of colonic diverticulitis – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Practice Guidelines for Fecal Incontinence

10 Mar, 2021 | 08:11h | UTC

Japanese Practice Guidelines for Fecal Incontinence – Journal of the Anus, Rectum and Colon

Part 1: Definition, Epidemiology, Etiology, Pathophysiology and Causes, Risk Factors, Clinical Evaluations, and Symptomatic Scores and QoL Questionnaire for Clinical Evaluations

Part 2: Examination and Conservative Treatment for Fecal Incontinence

Part 3: Surgical Treatment for Fecal Incontinence, Fecal Incontinence in a Special Conditions

 


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