Costo-efficacia della sorveglianza endoscopica delle lesioni precancerose gastriche

Cost-effectiveness of treatment and endoscopic surveillance of precancerous lesions to prevent gastric cancer. Yeh JM, Hur C, Kuntz KM, Ezzati M, Goldie SJ. Cancer. 2010 Jun 15;116(12):2941-53. BACKGROUND: Although surveillance for Barrett esophagus and other gastrointestinal precancerous conditions is recommended, no analogous guidelines exist for gastric lesions. The objective of this study was to estimate the…

Cancer Statistics, 2010

Cancer Statistics, 2010 Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, Rebecca Siegel, Jiaquan Xu,Elizabeth Ward.CA Cancer J Clin 2010;60:000-000.     Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the number of new cancer cases and deaths expected in theUnited States in the current year and compiles the most recent data regarding cancer incidence, mortality, and survival based on incidence…

CLASSICC trial : 5 anni di FU in pz trattati con chirurgia laparoscopica vs open per K colon

Five-year follow-up of the Medical Research Council CLASICC trial of laparoscopically assisted versus open surgery for colorectal cancer.Jayne DG, Thorpe HC, Copeland J, Quirke P, Brown JM, Guillou PJ. Br J Surg. 2010 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]   INTRODUCTION:: The UK Medical Research Council CLASICC trial assessed the safety and efficacy of laparoscopically…

Effetti metabolici del pallone intragastrico

 Effect of the BioEnterics intragastric balloon on weight, insulin resistance, and liver steatosis in obese patients. Forlano R, Ippolito AM, Iacobellis A, Merla A, Valvano MR, Niro G, Annese V, Andriulli A. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 May;71(6):927-33. Epub 2009 Oct 27. BACKGROUND: In obese patients, positioning of the BioEnterics intragastric balloon (BIB) proved beneficial for weight loss,…

Profilassi secondaria del sanguinamento da varici gastriche : cianoacrilato vs BB

Endoscopic cyanoacrylate injection versus beta-blocker for secondary prophylaxis of gastric variceal bleed: a randomised controlled trial.Mishra SR, Chander Sharma B, Kumar A, Sarin SK. Gut. 2010 Jun;59(6):729-35.   BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Bleeding from gastric varices is often severe and difficult to manage. Endoscopic injection of gastric varices with cyanoacrylate is effective in prevention of rebleeding.…

Acid rebound dopo sospensione di PPI

Dyspeptic symptom development after discontinuation of a proton pump inhibitor: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Niklasson A, Lindström L, Simrén M, Lindberg G, Björnsson E. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jul;105(7):1531-7. Epub 2010 Mar 23. OBJECTIVES: Conflicting data exist on whether discontinuation of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is associated with rebound secretion of gastric acid.