CANCRO DEL PANCREAS ED IMAGING: E’ TEMPO DI STANDARDIZZARE I REFERTI DI TAC E RISONANZA? DA “CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY”

Association of standardized radiology reporting and management of abdominal CT and MRI with diagnosis of pancreatic cancer Eleanor L Ormsby et al. Abstract Background & aims: Follow-up of abdominal computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings suspicious for pancreatic cancer may be delayed if documentation is unclear. We evaluated whether standardized reporting and follow-up…

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The best websites for researchers and academics Dr. Joe Bathelt The web is a treasure trove of resources that can make the life of researchers and academics much easier. Here, I discuss my favourites. Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash Keeping up-to-date Google Scholar Google Scholar is a great resource for quick literature searches. It is much more intuitive…

RIDUZIONE DEL RISCHIO ASSOLUTO O DEL RISCHIO RELATIVO PER SENSIBILIZZARE INTERVENTI DI PREVENZIONE. UNA LETTERA DI RISPOSTA PER UNA RIFLESSIONE. DA”GUT” (FREE).

Relative risk rather than absolute risk reduction should be preferred to sensitise the public to preventive actions Nicolas Chapelle et al. We thank Lawrence and colleagues1 for their interest in our work,2 about which they raised some comments as the need of expressing results in absolute rather than relative risks. As they appropriately mentioned in their correspondence, absolute…

DIETA FODMAP NEL COLON IRRITABILE : LA PRIMA REVISIONE SISTEMATICA CON L’AIUTO DELLA NETWORK META-ANALISI. DA “GUT”.

Efficacy of a low FODMAP diet in irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and network meta-analysis. Christopher J. Black et al. ABSTRACT Objective A diet low in fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols (FODMAP) is recommended for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), if general lifestyle and dietary advice fails. However, although the impact of a low FODMAP…

SORVEGLIANZA PER IL CANCRO DEL PANCREAS. RIFLESSIONI SUI CRITERI DI ELEZIONE: UN RUOLO PER LA MUTAZIONE CDKN2A. DA “GUT”.

Pancreatic cancer surveillance and its ongoing challenges: is it time to refine our eligibility criteria? Thomas P Potjer Individuals at high risk for pancreatic cancer (PC) could potentially benefit from regular surveillance, as the first clinical symptoms of PC often appear only at an advanced stage, at which point the prognosis is often dismal. PC surveillance…

CHIRURGIA DEL CANCRO GASTRICO: UN’OTTIMA REVISIONE DA “JAMA”.

Surgical Management of Gastric Cancer. A Review George Z. Li et al. Abstract Importance  Surgery plays a critical role in the management of all stages of gastric cancer. Observations  For patients with early gastric cancer and low risk of lymph node metastasis, endoscopic therapy or surgery alone is potentially curative. Novel techniques, such as sentinel lymph node biopsy,…