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Guideline: Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the small intestine and appendix

18 Jul, 2017 | 23:12h | UTC

Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the small intestine and appendix – management guidelines (recommended by the Polish Network of Neuroendocrine Tumours) (free PDF)

 


Treatment and outcomes: medical and surgical treatment for intestinal Behçet’s disease

18 Jul, 2017 | 22:44h | UTC

Clinical Review: Treatment and outcomes: medical and surgical treatment for intestinal Behçet’s disease (free)

 


Update on the first-line treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection

18 Jul, 2017 | 22:54h | UTC

Clinical Review: Update on the first-line treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection – a continuing challenge from an old enemy – Biomarker Research (free)

 


Optimal diagnosis and disease activity monitoring of intestinal Behçet’s disease

18 Jul, 2017 | 22:45h | UTC

Clinical Review: Optimal diagnosis and disease activity monitoring of intestinal Behçet’s disease (free)

 


Prevalence, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management of Microscopic Colitis

18 Jul, 2017 | 22:42h | UTC

Clinical Review: Prevalence, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management of Microscopic Colitis – Gut and Liver (free PDF)

 


Guideline: The management of intra-abdominal infections from a global perspective

17 Jul, 2017 | 01:38h | UTC

The management of intra-abdominal infections from a global perspective: 2017 WSES guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

Related: The Surgical Infection Society Revised Guidelines on the Management of Intra-Abdominal Infection – Surgical Infections (free)

 


Hereditary pancreatic cancer: related syndromes and clinical perspective

16 Jul, 2017 | 23:35h | UTC

Clinical Review: Hereditary pancreatic cancer: related syndromes and clinical perspective – Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice (free)

 


Clinical Practice Guidelines for Enhanced Recovery After Colon and Rectal Surgery

16 Jul, 2017 | 12:41h | UTC

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Enhanced Recovery After Colon and Rectal Surgery From the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (free)

See other Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Guidelines and Reviews in our collection and in the ERAS Society Website.

 


NCCN Guidelines Insights: Antiemesis

13 Jul, 2017 | 20:57h | UTC

NCCN Guidelines Insights: Antiemesis, Version 2.2017 (free)

 


Post-Surgical Complications

11 Jul, 2017 | 16:45h | UTC

Post-Surgical Complications – emDocs (free)

Practical review of this common problem in the emergency department.

 


Association of delay of urgent or emergency surgery with mortality and use of health care resources

10 Jul, 2017 | 15:09h | UTC

Association of delay of urgent or emergency surgery with mortality and use of health care resources: a propensity score–matched observational cohort study – Canadian Medical Association Journal (free)

Commentary: Patients whose emergency surgery is delayed are at higher risk of death – Canadian Medical Association Journal, via EurekAlert (free)

Source: STAT News Newsletter

“Delayed operating room access for emergency surgery was associated with increased risk of inhospital mortality, longer length of stay and higher costs”.

 


The relationship between eosinophilic esophagitis and esophageal cancer

11 Jul, 2017 | 16:44h | UTC

The relationship between eosinophilic esophagitis and esophageal cancer – Diseases of The Esophagus (free)

An analysis of a large database of de-identified electronic medical records (EMRs) with over 40.000.000 patients found no association.

 


Guideline – Management of Crohn’s disease

7 Jul, 2017 | 14:06h | UTC

Management of Crohn’s disease in Taiwan: consensus guideline of the Taiwan Society of Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Intestinal Research (free PDF)

 


Guideline – Management of ulcerative colitis

7 Jul, 2017 | 14:06h | UTC

Management of ulcerative colitis in Taiwan: consensus guideline of the Taiwan Society of Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Intestinal Research (free PDF)

 


Cases of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection are increasing

7 Jul, 2017 | 14:04h | UTC

Increasing Incidence of Multiply Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in the United States: A Cohort Study – Annals of Internal Medicine (free)

Commentaries: Cases of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection are soaring – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, via EurekAlert (free) AND Multiply Recurrent C difficile Infection Rates Sharply Rise – Medscape (free registration required) AND Demand for FMT likely to increase with rise in multiply recurrent C. difficile cases – 2 Minute Medicine (free) AND Marked increase seen in multiply recurrent C diff – CIDRAP (free)

 


Multidisciplinary approach of colorectal cancer liver metastases

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:36h | UTC

Review: Multidisciplinary approach of colorectal cancer liver metastases – World Journal of Clinical Oncology (free)

 


Current Status of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Gastrointestinal Cancers

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:38h | UTC

Review: Current Status of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Gastrointestinal Cancers – Journal of Cancer (free)

 


Magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis and neoadjuvant treatment evaluation in locally advanced rectal cancer

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:36h | UTC

Review: Magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis and neoadjuvant treatment evaluation in locally advanced rectal cancer: A pictorial review – World Journal of Clinical Oncology (free)

 


Immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:35h | UTC

Review: Immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer: Unleash its potential through novel combinations – World Journal of Clinical Oncology (free)

 


Updates in Mirizzi syndrome

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:21h | UTC

Review: Updates in Mirizzi syndrome – Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition (free)

 


Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Current and Evolving Therapies

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:17h | UTC

Review: Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Current and Evolving Therapies – International Journal of Molecular Sciences (free)

 


Risk of death among users of Proton Pump Inhibitors

5 Jul, 2017 | 15:31h | UTC

Risk of death among users of Proton Pump Inhibitors: a longitudinal observational cohort study of United States veterans – The BMJ Open (free)

Commentaries: Proton pump inhibitors associated with raised mortality – OnMedica (free) AND Longtime use of heartburn drugs linked to increased risk of death – NewsMedical (free) AND People taking heartburn drugs could have higher risk of death, study claims – The Guardian (free) AND Some heartburn drugs linked with higher risk of death – CBS News (free) AND PPIs Linked to Higher Risk for Death – Medscape (free registration required)

In a large observational study, PPI use was associated with increased mortality (HR 1.25; CI 1.23 to 1.28). PPIs were also associated with increased risk compared to H2 blockers (HR 1.24; CI 1.21 to 1.27). See more on the trade-offs of PPI therapy in our July 3rd issue (see #10)

 


Re-designing the pathway to surgery: better care and added value

3 Jul, 2017 | 17:16h | UTC

Re-designing the pathway to surgery: better care and added value – Perioperative Medicine (free)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

 


Complications of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy

30 Jun, 2017 | 15:20h | UTC

Complications of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy – Gastroenterology (free)

Commentary: Complications of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy – PracticeUpdate (free registration required)

Related: Deprescribing proton pump inhibitors: Evidence-based clinical practice guideline – Canadian Family Physician (free) AND Proton Pump Inhibitors and Risk of Incident CKD and Progression to ESRD – Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (link to abstract – registration required for full text) AND Association of Proton Pump Inhibitors With Risk of Dementia: A Pharmacoepidemiological Claims Data Analysis – Jama Neurology (link to abstract – subscription required for full text)

The authors of this review argue that the observational studies that brought up the safety issues associated with PPIs (above studies, for example) are insufficient to establish causation and suggest a more balanced approach to PPI prescribing.

 


Colorectal polypectomy and endoscopic mucosal resection

29 Jun, 2017 | 15:38h | UTC

Colorectal polypectomy and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR): European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Clinical Guideline (free)

 


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