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Gastroenterology General

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Patients Transitioning

Oct 13, 2022

Children are now diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) at a rate of about 25%, and this number is rising. As a result, more patients eventually switched to adult care. Although it was uncert...

Complementary Feeding: WHO Office & FISPGHAN Workshop

Oct 13, 2022

A joint workshop titled "Moving Complementary Feeding Forward" was held by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Federation of International Societies for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, ...

Child Malnutrition Comorbidities in Low- and Medium-Income Countries

Oct 13, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to evaluate the most reliable data on the prevalence, diagnosis, and consequences of the comorbidities connected to child malnutrition. A thorough review of quantitativ...

Robotic Vs. Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection

Oct 10, 2022

A lack of comparative studies on robotic abdominoperineal resection exists in the literature, despite the fact that laparoscopy for abdominoperineal resection has been well defined. When compared to l...

Laparoscopic Vs. Robotic Rectal Surgery: Patient Outcomes

Oct 10, 2022

In recent years, robot-assisted colorectal surgery has become increasingly common; however, the benefits to patients compared to laparoscopic surgery are still debatable. This research aimed to examin...

Unroofing Curettage Vs. Modified Limberg Flap: Pilonidal Disease

Oct 10, 2022

Sacrococcygeal pilonidal disease is an inflammatory condition that typically affects young adults and has a high prevalence rate (25 cases per 100,000 people). Unfortunately, the most effective surgic...

Dose-Intensified Infliximab Rescue Therapy for Severe UC

Oct 10, 2022

Infliximab dose-intensified rescue therapy has grown in popularity recently for inpatients with ulcerative colitis. Though these regimens have decreased the colectomy rate, the benefits and risks of p...

ypT0N+ Patient Survival: Rectal Cancer Neoadjuvant Therapy

Oct 10, 2022

Complete response in primary tissue cancer with a residual tumor in the lymph nodes (ypT0N+) is a possible pathologic finding in rectal cancer resected specimens analyzed after neoadjuvant therapy. Th...

Stage II Colon Cancer Resection: Adjuvant Chemotherapy

Oct 10, 2022

Adjuvant chemotherapy after resection of stage II colon cancer is still debated. Recurrence risk factors play a significant role in determining treatment recommendations. Researchers set out to charac...

Robotic-Assisted Rectal Surgery Patient-Related Outcomes

Oct 10, 2022

The use of robots in the treatment of rectal cancer has grown rapidly in recent years. Short-term and oncological outcomes have been studied extensively, and the results are consistent with those of l...

High-Risk Colon Cancer Patients Benefit from Minimally Invasive Colectomy Despite Longer Operative Times

Oct 04, 2022

Traditional surgical dogma recommends quick open operations to "get them off the table" rather than more time-consuming, minimally invasive surgery for high-risk patients. Patients with high-risk colo...

Bowel Preparation with Oral Antibiotics Without Mechanical Preparation for Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery

Oct 04, 2022

In minimally invasive surgery, the debate continues over whether or not mechanical and oral antibiotic bowel preparation is more effective than preoperative oral antibiotics alone. This research aimed...

Transanal Proctectomy with IPAA for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in a Single Center

Oct 04, 2022

Patients with medically refractory disease or dysplasia from ulcerative colitis, as well as some patients with IBD not otherwise classified or Crohn's disease, are good candidates for a restorative pr...

Radiation therapy Patients with Heterogeneous Characteristics

Oct 04, 2022

During surgery, the surgeon and radiation oncologist can use the information gained from intraoperative frozen-section analysis to make more informed decisions about the extent of the margins they hav...

Medicaid Expansion vs. Non-Expansion State Changes in Early Stage Colon Cancer Patients

Oct 04, 2022

The law now covers preventive screenings, and the federal government helps pay for them by funding Medicaid expansion in states that opted in. It is unclear how the expansion of Medicaid affects the d...

Youth With Inflammatory Bowel Disease and The Transition Readiness Assessment Questionnaire

Sep 30, 2022

This study aimed to further the therapeutic and research utility of the Transition Readiness Assessment Questionnaire (TRAQ-20) by providing a detailed description of TAQ-20 patterns across age and ge...

IBD Patients: The Burden of Vaccine-preventable Diseases

Sep 30, 2022

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients are more likely to contract infections like vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). This study aimed to examine the incidence of VPD and its effects on IBD patie...

Adalimumab Levels: Clinical Remission in IBD Patients

Sep 30, 2022

Anti-tumor necrosis factor treatments have not had extensive research into the effects of early proactive therapeutic drug level monitoring. For patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) on adali...

Expanding Screening Colonoscopy Interval Impact on Providers' Choice of Colonoscopy

Sep 30, 2022

Researchers analyzed if healthcare providers would be more inclined to recommend a colonoscopy if the screening interval were extended from 10 to 15 years.  They also looked into whether patients wou...

Polyp Surveillance Colonoscopy & Index Colonoscopy

Sep 30, 2022

The recommendations for colonoscopy screening for polyps are based on studies of people aged 50 and up. The purpose of this research was to determine if current colonic polyp surveillance guidelines s...