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Research & Reviews  1,371 results

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Clinical Presentation

Mar 22nd, 2023 - History As noted (see Etiology), patients at greatest risk for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) are those who are older than 65 years and have peripheral atherosclerotic vascular disease. Accordingly, a history of smoking, chronic obstructive pul...

Can endoscopic follow-up after acute diverticulitis be rationalised?
Surgical Endoscopy; Dean HF, Britton E et. al.

Mar 19th, 2023 - Acute diverticulitis (AD) is a common cause of presentation to emergency surgical services. Follow-up with endoluminal investigation to exclude colorectal cancer (CRC) remains controversial. Guidelines are increasingly moving to a more restrictive...

SAGES masters program: the top 10 seminal articles for the laparoscopic left and sigmoi...
Surgical Endoscopy; Lee L, Young-Fadok T et. al.

Mar 17th, 2023 - The SAGES University Colorectal Masters Program is a structured educational curriculum that is designed to aid practicing surgeons develop and maintain knowledge and technical skills for laparoscopic colorectal surgery. The Colorectal Pathway is b...

Laparoscopic Hartmann Procedure Reversal

Mar 10th, 2023 - Background Laparoscopic Hartmann procedure reversal (LHPR) is a challenging operation involving the closure of a colostomy following the formation of a colorectal anastomosis. In most instances, the purpose of an LHPR is to restore continuity of t...

Laparoscopic Hartmann Procedure Reversal

Mar 10th, 2023 - Background Laparoscopic Hartmann procedure reversal (LHPR) is a challenging operation involving the closure of a colostomy following the formation of a colorectal anastomosis. In most instances, the purpose of an LHPR is to restore continuity of t...

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Guidelines  6 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Right Lower Quadrant Pain: 2022 Update.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Kambadakone AR et. al.

Nov 28th, 2022 - This document focuses on imaging in the adult and pregnant populations with right lower quadrant (RLQ) abdominal pain, including patients with fever and leukocytosis. Appendicitis remains the most common surgical pathology responsible for RLQ abdo...

AGA Clinical Practice Update on Medical Management of Colonic Diverticulitis: Expert Re...
Gastroenterology Peery AF, Shaukat A et. al.

Dec 7th, 2020 - Colonic diverticulitis is a painful gastrointestinal disease that recurs unpredictably and can lead to chronic gastrointestinal symptoms. Gastroenterologists commonly care for patients with this disease. The purpose of this Clinical Practice Updat...

2020 update of the WSES guidelines for the management of acute colonic diverticulitis i...
World Journal of Emergency Surgery : WJES; Sartelli M, Weber DG et. al.

May 10th, 2020 - Acute colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in the acute setting. An international multidisciplinary panel of experts from the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) updated its guidelines ...

Clinical differentiation of acute appendicitis and right colonic diverticulitis: A case-control study
The World Journal of Clinical Cases; Sasaki Y, Komatsu F et. al.

Jun 26th, 2019 - Acute right colonic diverticulitis (ARCD) is an important differential diagnosis of acute appendicitis (AA) in Asian countries because of the unusually high prevalence of right colonic diverticula. Due to qualitative improvement and the high penet...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Left Lower Quadrant Pain-Suspected Diverticulitis.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Galgano SJ et. al.

May 6th, 2019 - This review summarizes the relevant literature regarding imaging of suspected diverticulitis as an etiology for left lower quadrant pain, and imaging of complications of acute diverticulitis. The most common cause of left lower quadrant pain in ad...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  125 results

Colon Capsule Endoscopy in Patients With Colonic Diverticulitis

Mar 2nd, 2023 - Colon diverticulosis (CD) is extremely common and the prevalence seems to increase globally. The prevalence of CD increases with age and two-thirds of the adult population eventually develop CD. In the US the prevalence of CD was 32.6 % in patient...

FMT in Uncomplicated Diverticulitis

Feb 24th, 2023 - This study aims to assess the safety and efficacy of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in treating uncomplicated diverticulitis. FMT will be delivered via colonoscopy using donor stool. Upon enrollment, patients or intended recipients will be...

TOcilizumab and Covid-19 : Risk of Severe INfection

Feb 22nd, 2023 - SARS-CoV2 is responsible for a pandemic that has been evolving for approximately 18 months. The virus' capacity for dissemination and its virulence are responsible for significant morbidity and mortality. The initial lack of knowledge of the patho...

Investigation of Medical Management to Prevent Episodes of Diverticulitis Trial

Feb 21st, 2023 - This is a feasibility-focused, patient-level randomized trial of an intervention promoting the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Healthy Med-Style food pattern versus standardized guidance on fiber intake (standard educational materia...

Mapping the Human Colon Using Single Cell Sequencing

Feb 8th, 2023 - The human colon is composed of four distinct histological layers: Serosa, muscularis externa, submucosa, and mucosa. The inner mucosal surface is composed of columnar epithelium and glandular tissue containing crypts of Lieberkühn and secretory go...

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News  271 results

Nearly 1 in 7 Adults Experience Bloating on Any Given Week

Nov 17th, 2022 - While nearly one in seven individuals said they experienced abdominal bloating within the past week, more than half reported that they did not seek care for this symptom, a national survey showed. Among nearly 89,000 respondents to the National GI...

Patient Profile 2: A Patient With HER2+ MBC Treated With T-DM1 who Develops Neuropathy

Oct 11th, 2022 - Transcript: Jamie Carroll, APRN, CNP, MSN: I have case 2. These are my financial disclosures. My patient was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. In 2009, the patient would go to up-front surgery. This patient had a lumpectomy and had positive m...

Sugar-Free Paradox: Do Artificial Sweeteners Help or Hurt?

Sep 26th, 2022 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hello. I'm Dr David Johnson, professor of medicine and chief of gastroenterology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. The use of sugary additives has been an insidious, "sickeningly ...

Catheter-Directed Retrieval of an Infected Fragment in a Vietnam War Veteran
Ahmed Elgazzar, Abeer Chaudhary et. al.

Sep 12th, 2022 - Shrapnel injuries are commonly encountered in war zones. 1 Shrapnel injuries can remain asymptomatic or become systemic, with health effects of the retained foreign body ranging from local to systemic toxicities depending on the patient’s reaction.

Postprandial Right Upper Quadrant Abdominal Pain
Megan A. Hemmrich, DO, Sankalp Goberdhan et. al.

Aug 25th, 2022 - A 53-year-old male patient presented to the emergency department following a primary care office visit with sudden onset right upper quadrant abdominal pain that persisted for 3 weeks, worsening over the last 2 days. The abdominal pain worsened af.

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Patient Education  29 results see all →