DISCARD trial sulla definizione diagnostica dei piccoli polipi durante colonscopia di routine

Optical diagnosis of small colorectal polyps at routine colonoscopy (Detect InSpect ChAracterise Resect and Discard; DISCARD trial): a prospective cohort study.Ignjatovic A, East JE, Suzuki N, Vance M, Guenther T, Saunders BP. Lancet Oncol. 2009 Dec;10(12):1171-8. Epub 2009 Nov 10. BACKGROUND: Accurate optical diagnosis of small (<10 mm) colorectal polyps in vivo, without formal histopathology, could…

Differenze tra il K del colon destro e quello del sinistro

Comparison of 17,641 patients with right- and left-sided colon cancer: differences in epidemiology, perioperative course, histology, and survival.Benedix F, Kube R, Meyer F, Schmidt U, Gastinger I, Lippert H; Colon/Rectum Carcinomas (Primary Tumor) Study Group. Dis Colon Rectum. 2010 Jan;53(1):57-64. PURPOSE: There is a growing amount of data suggesting that carcinomas of the right and left colon…

Fegato artificiale e bioartificiale: una review

Artificial and bioartificial liver devices: present and future.Carpentier B, Gautier A, Legallais C. Gut. 2009 Dec;58(12):1690-702. Liver failure is associated with high morbidity and mortality without transplantation. There are two types of device for temporary support: artificial and bioartificial livers. Artificial livers essentially use non-living components to remove the toxins accumulated during liver failure.

Trattamento della sepsi severa nelle ICU

Effectiveness of treatments for severe sepsis: a prospective, multicenter, observational study.Ferrer R, Artigas A, Suarez D, Palencia E, Levy MM, Arenzana A, Pérez XL, Sirvent JM; Edusepsis Study Group. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Nov 1;180(9):861-6. Epub 2009 Aug 20.RATIONALE: Several Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines recommendations are reevaluated. OBJECTIVES: To analyze the effectiveness…