Rischio nutrizionale è un predittore clinico di mortalità nella chirurgia del K colon

Nutritional risk is a clinical predictor of postoperative mortality and morbidity in surgery for colorectal cancer. Schwegler I, von Holzen A, Gutzwiller JP, Schlumpf R, Mühlebach S, Stanga Z. Br J Surg. 2010 Jan;97(1):92-7.  BACKGROUND:: This study investigated whether nutritional risk scores applied at hospital admission predict mortality and complications after colorectal cancer surgery.

Infliximab preoperatorio nella CU: una meta-analisi

Meta-analysis: preoperative infliximab treatment and short-term postoperative complications in patients with ulcerative colitis. Yang Z, Wu Q, Wu K, Fan D. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Nov 19. [Epub ahead of print] Background: Infliximab was approved for use in ulcerative colitis (UC) in recent years. It has been debated if infliximab increases the risk of postoperative complications…

Qualità delle pubblicazioni sulle IBD presentate al DDW

Quality and publication success of abstracts of randomized clinical trials in inflammatory bowel disease presented at Digestive Disease Week.Kottachchi D, Nguyen GC. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2009 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print] BACKGROUND:: The incorporation of abstracts from scientific meetings into systematic reviews and practice guidelines may reduce publication bias and delays in implementing therapeutic interventions.