STATISTICA DESCRITTIVA OD INFERENZIALE ? BACK TO BASIC! DAI TUTORIAL DI “STUDENTS 4 BEST EVIDENCE” (FREE)

Descriptive vs inferential statistics: an overview Posted on 9th January 2024 by Carolina Guadalupe Cruz Muñoz Tutorials and Fundamentals ‘Biostatistics is the discipline concerned with the treatment and analysis of numerical data derived from biological, biomedical, and health-related studies’ (Gerstman B.B., 2015). Three aspects of biostatistics relevant to this blog are: Sampling, which consists of selecting…

PANCREATITE AUTOIMMUNE: UNO STUDIO EUROPEO OSSERVAZIONALE IMP0RTANTE. I TASSI DI RISPOSTA AGLI STEROIDI SONO MOLTO ELEVATI. DA “CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY”(FREE)

Type 1 Autoimmune Pancreatitis in Europe: Clinical Profile and Response to Treatment Kasper A. Overbeek et al. Background & Aims Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is an immune-mediated disease of the pancreas with distinct pathophysiology and manifestations. Our aims were to characterize type 1 AIP in a large pan-European cohort and study the effectiveness of current treatment…

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…