MA L’EPATOLOGIA HA ANCORA BISOGNO DELLA ENDOSCOPIA ? UNA OTTIMA REVISIONE DELLE PROCEDURE ENDOSCOPICHE (AVANZATE) IN EPATOLOGIA. DA “J. OF HEPATOLOGY” (FREE)

Endoscopic procedures in hepatology: Current trends and new developments Wim Laleman et al. Summary Gastrointestinal endoscopy has long been a reliable backbone in the diagnosis and management of hepatobilary disorders and their complications. However, with evolving non-invasive testing, personalised medicine has reframed the utility and necessity of endoscopic screening. Conversely, the growing interest and use…

QUANDO E COME RICORRERE AL RADIOLOGO DELL’APPARATO DIGERENTE? DISPEPSIA, IBD, DOLORE ADDOMINALE, ANEMIA, PANCREATITE, BIOPSIA EPATICA, etc? GUARDA LE RACCOMANDAZIONI DEI RADIOLOGI CANADESI ! DA “Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal” (FREE)

Canadian Association of Radiologists Gastrointestinal Imaging Referral Guideline Candyce Hamel et al. The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Gastrointestinal Expert Panel consists of radiologists, a gastroenterologist, a general surgeon, a family physician, a patient advisor, and an epidemiologist/guideline methodologist. After developing a list of 20 clinical/diagnostic scenarios, a systematic rapid scoping review was undertaken to identify…

LA INDOMETACINA DA SOLA NON BASTA A PREVENIRE LA PANCREATITE DOPO ERCP: MEGLIO INSERIRE ANCHE UNA PROTESI. UN TRIAL DI NON-INFERIORITA’ AMERICANO DA “THE LANCET”

Indomethacin with or without prophylactic pancreatic stent placement to prevent pancreatitis after ERCP: a randomised non-inferiority trial Prof B Joseph Elmunze et al. Summary Background The combination of rectally administered indomethacin and placement of a prophylactic pancreatic stent is recommended to prevent pancreatitis after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in high-risk patients. Preliminary evidence suggests that…

ACCORDO TRA TRIAL CLINICI E STUDI DI COORTE ? SEMBRA MOLTO BUONO! UNIO STUDIO DI META-RESEARCH DA “European Journal of Epidemiology” (FREE)

Evaluating agreement between evidence from randomised controlled trials and cohort studies in nutrition: a meta-research replication study Julia Stadelmaie et al. Abstract This meta-research study aims to evaluate the agreement of effect estimates between bodies of evidence (BoE) from RCTs and cohort studies included in the same nutrition evidence synthesis, to identify factors associated with…

OSTRUZIONE BILIARE NEOPLASTICA: DRENAGGIO PER VIA ULTRASONOGRAFICA OD ERCP? SONO EQUIVALENTI ! UNA REVISIONE SISTEMATICA DA “ACG”

EUS-Guided Vs. ERCP-Guided Biliary Drainage as Primary Approach to Malignant Distal Biliary Obstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Harishankar Gopakuma et al. BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS: Endoscopic ultrasound-guided biliary drainage (EUS-BD) is an alternative to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) guided transpapillary drainage in malignant distal biliary obstruction (MDBO). This meta-analysis of randomized…

TOFACITINIB RIDUCE LE COMPLICANZE OPERATORIE RISPETTO AI BIOLOGICI IN CASO DI COLECTOMIA PER COLITE ULCEROSA. UN IMPORTANTE STUDIO MULTICENTRICO ITALIANO RETROSPETTIVO DA “AJG”.

Rates of adverse events in patients with ulcerative colitis undergoing colectomy during treatment with tofacitinib vs biologics: a multicenter observational study Dragoni, Gabriele and the “TOFA-poSTOP” Study Group Abstract Background and aims: Patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) receiving immunosuppressive drugs are at substantial risk of colectomy. We aimed to assess the risk of post-operative complications…