DIVERTICOLITE ACUTA DELL’ANZIANO: UNA LINEA GUIDA DELLE SOCIETA’ DI EMERGENZA (FREE)

The WSES/SICG/ACOI/SICUT/AcEMC/SIFIPAC guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute left colonic diverticulitis in the elderly Paola Fugazzola et al. Abstract Acute left colonic diverticulitis (ALCD) in the elderly presents with unique epidemiological features when compared with younger patients. The clinical presentation is more nuanced in the elderly population, having higher in-hospital and postoperative mortality. Furthermore,…

VARICI ESOFAGEE: UNA REVISIONE 2022 DAL “WORLD JOURNAL OF GE” (FREE)

Update on the management of gastrointestinal varices Umesha Boregowda et al. Abstract Cirrhosis of liver is a major problem in the western world. Portal hypertension is a complication of cirrhosis and can lead to a myriad of pathology of which include the development of porto-systemic collaterals. Gastrointestinal varices are dilated submucosal veins, which often develop…

IPERTENSIONE PORTALE: ULTIMA CONSENSUS DAL PROF. DE FRANCHIS ED IL GRUPPO BAVENO VII (FREE)

Baveno VII – Renewing consensus in portal hypertension Roberto de Franchis et al. Summary To expand on the work of previous meetings, a virtual Baveno VII workshop was organised for October 2021. Among patients with compensated cirrhosis or compensated advanced chronic liver disease (cACLD – defined at the Baveno VI conference), the presence or absence…

CANCRO DEL PANCREAS: UNA REVIEW DA “NATURE” PER INTEGRARE OMICS E DATI CLINICI E PREDIRRE L’EVOLUZIONE

Pancreatic cancer evolution and heterogeneity: integrating omics and clinical data Ashton A. Connor & Steven Gallinger Abstract Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), already among the deadliest epithelial malignancies, is rising in both incidence and contribution to overall cancer deaths. Decades of research have improved our understanding of PDAC carcinogenesis, including characterizing germline predisposition, the cell of origin,…