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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29052753/letter-to-the-editor-on-risk-factors-for-complicated-diverticulitis-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-what-is-the-place-of-lateral-internal-partial-sphincterotomy-in-the-recurrent-colonic-diverticulitis-treatment
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LETTER
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29051981/preoperative-optimization-of-patients-with-inflammatory-bowel-disease-undergoing-gastrointestinal-surgery-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Marie Strøm Zangenberg, Nir Horesh, Uri Kopylov, Alaa El-Hussuna
PURPOSE: Surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a challenging task. The aim of preoperative optimization (PO) is to decrease the risk of complications and reduce the length of postoperative stay. The aim of this study was to review and grade the available evidence, attain clear recommendations, and point out potential future research. METHODS: Studies were identified from electronic databases (PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane Library) and scanning reference lists in relevant papers...
October 19, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29046951/time-trends-in-colorectal-cancer-early-postoperative-mortality-a-french-25-year-population-based-study
#3
Sylvain Manfredi, Valérie Jooste, Caroline Gay, Jean Faivre, Antoine Drouillard, Anne-Marie Bouvier
BACKGROUND: Postoperative mortality after resection of colorectal cancer is an important issue. The aim of this study was to assess early postoperative mortality in a well-defined French population. METHODS: Data on 30- and 90-day postoperative mortality after resection for colorectal cancer were extracted from the digestive cancer registry of Burgundy. Time trends of postoperative mortality between 1989 and 2013 were described for the large population. Case-control studies (death within 30 or 90 days = cases, alive at 90 days = controls) focused on the association between postoperative mortality and surgical approach, obesity and other comorbidities over the last [2010-2013] period, using conditional logistic regressions...
October 19, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29038965/low-risk-of-complications-in-patients-with-first-time-acute-uncomplicated-diverticulitis
#4
Abbas Chabok, Kalle Andreasson, Maziar Nikberg
PURPOSE: First-time acute uncomplicated diverticulitis (AUD) has been considered to have an increased risk of complication, but the level of evidence is low. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the risk of complications in patients with first-time AUD and in patients with a history of diverticulitis. METHODS: This paper is a population-based retrospective study at Västmanland's Hospital, Västerås, Sweden, where all patients were identified with a diagnosis of colonic diverticular disease ICD-10 K57...
October 16, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29038964/surgical-and-oncological-outcomes-after-complete-mesocolic-excision-in-right-sided-colon-cancer-compared-with-conventional-surgery-a-retrospective-single-institution-study
#5
Tommaso Zurleni, Alberto Cassiano, Elson Gjoni, Andrea Ballabio, Giovanni Serio, Luca Marzoli, Francesco Zurleni
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was whether complete mesocolic excision (CME) with central vascular ligation (CVL) is associated with a survival benefit compared with traditional procedure in right-sided colon cancer. METHODS: Overall, 251 consecutive patients underwent surgery for right colon cancer between 2007 and 2012. After exclusion, 95 subjects received non-CME surgery before 2010, and 97 subjects received CME surgery after January 2010, when we started to perform CME systematically...
October 16, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29034437/management-of-early-anal-cancer-need-for-guidelines-and-standardisation
#6
Michael P Jones, Susan Carroll, Jarad Martin, Richard Hillman, Andrew Grulich, Dianne O'Connell, Christopher Young, Isobel Mary Poynten
PURPOSE: The optimal management of early squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal (AC) is yet to be determined. This study investigated current practice in the management of early AC. METHODS: A patterns of care survey was completed by Australian surgeons and radiation oncologists. Specific topics addressed were as follows: geographical location of practice, staging of disease, treatment approaches to T1N0 tumours and grade 3 anal intra-epithelial neoplasia (AIN3) lesions, radiotherapy planning, toxicities, follow-up and clinical trial involvement...
October 15, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29030683/preoperative-alkaline-phosphatase-elevation-was-associated-with-poor-survival-in-colorectal-cancer-patients
#7
Hsin-Yuan Hung, Jinn-Shiun Chen, Chien-YuhYeh, Reiping Tang, Pao-Shiu Hsieh, Wen-SyTasi, Yau-Tong You, Jeng-Fu You, Jy-Ming Chiang
PURPOSE: Purpose To assess preoperative serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP) levels in colon adenocarcinomapatients with various clinical features and determine its prognostic value. METHODS: Between 2000 and 2013, 10,800 stage I-IV colon cancer patients who underwent surgery wereretrospectively enrolled. The relationship between ALP level and variables, including age, gender,carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA) levels, aspartate aminotransferase (AST) level, bilirubin level, tumor size,liver cirrhosis, hepatitis, albumin level, histological type, and TNM-stage, were evaluated...
October 13, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28965236/severity-of-diverticulitis-in-patients-with-polycystic-kidney-disease-without-transplantation
#8
Maile E Parker, Kellie L Mathis, Scott R Kelley
BACKGROUND: Patients with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) who have had a kidney transplant have an increased risk of diverticular disease and complicated diverticulitis. Literature is limited regarding the severity of diverticulitis in patients with PKD who have not had a transplant. We aim to assess whether patients with PKD, with and without renal transplant, have a similar course of diverticulitis. METHODS: A retrospective review of all adult PKD patients at our institution diagnosed with diverticulitis between 2000 and 2016 was conducted...
September 30, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28963594/transanal-endoscopic-microsurgery-for-giant-benign-rectal-tumours-is-large-size-a-contraindication
#9
Audrius Dulskas, Alfredas Kilius, Kestutis Petrulis, Narimantas E Samalavicius
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to look at our early postoperative results, recurrence rates and need for further radical surgery in treating large (> 5 cm) rectal tumours by transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM). METHODS: Patients who underwent TEM for rectal tumours greater than 5 cm were included. Tumour diameter was determined based on fresh specimen measurements. We recorded the demographics, operative details, final pathology, length of hospital stay, complications and recurrence rates...
September 30, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28956135/procedure-for-prolapse-and-hemorrhoids-pph-with-low-rectal-anastomosis-using-a-pph-03-stapler-low-rate-of-recurrence-and-postoperative-complications
#10
Yoshiro Iida, Hideo Saito, Yoshihiro Takashima, Kenichiro Saitou, Yoshinori Munemoto
PURPOSE: The procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids (PPH) has the advantage of less postoperative pain. However, serious postoperative complications have been reported after PPH, and the postoperative recurrence rate is high in comparison with conventional Milligan-Morgan hemorrhoidectomy (MMH). The purpose of this study was to evaluate PPH with low rectal anastomosis (PPH-LA) in comparison with the original PPH and MMH. METHODS: Among a total of 1315 patients with hemorrhoids, MMH was conducted in 322, original PPH using a PPH 01 stapler (PPH01) in 63, PPH-LA using 01 (PPH-LA01) in 236, 03 (PPH-LA03) in 649, and sclerotherapy (SCL) in 45...
September 27, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28944412/a-head-to-head-comparison-of-4-l-polyethylene-glycol-and-low-volume-solutions-before-colonoscopy-which-is-the-best-a-multicentre-randomized-trial
#11
Vladimir Kojecky, Jan Matous, Radan Keil, Milan Dastych, Radek Kroupa, Zdena Zadorova, Michal Varga, Jiri Dolina, Milan Kment, Ales Hep
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and tolerability of polyethylene glycol (PEG) to sodium picosulfate/magnesium citrate (SPMC) and low-volume polyethylene glycol/ascorbic acid (PEGA) in a single- or split-dose regimen for colonoscopy bowel preparation. METHODS: This was a prospective, randomized, endoscopist-blinded, multicentre study. Outpatients received either PEG or SPMC or PEGA in a single or a split dose before the colonoscopy. Quality and tolerability of the preparation and complaints during preparation were recorded...
September 24, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28932975/the-effect-of-a-geriatric-evaluation-on-treatment-decisions-for-older-patients-with-colorectal-cancer
#12
N M Verweij, E T D Souwer, A H W Schiphorst, H A Maas, J E A Portielje, A Pronk, F van den Bos, M E Hamaker
BACKGROUND: Treating elderly colorectal cancer patients can be challenging. It is very important to carefully weigh the risks and benefits of potential treatments in individual patients. This treatment decision making can be guided by geriatric consultation. Our aim was to assess the effect of a geriatric evaluation on treatment decisions for older patients with colorectal cancer. METHODS: Colorectal cancer patients who were referred for a geriatric consultation between 2013 and 2015 in three Dutch teaching hospitals were included in a prospective database...
September 20, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28932890/the-correlation-between-diverticulosis-and-redundant-colon
#13
Tahleesa Cuda, Ronny Gunnarsson, Alan de Costa
BACKGROUND: Diverticulosis and redundant colon are colonic conditions for which underlying pathophysiology, management and prevention are poorly understood. Historical papers suggest an inverse relationship between these two conditions. However, no further attempt has been made to validate this relationship. This study set out to assess the correlation between diverticulosis and colonic redundancy. METHODS: Redundant colon, diverticulosis and patient demographics were recorded during colonoscopy...
September 20, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28929216/refractory-pouchitis-improves-after-administration-of-the-green-tea-polyphenol-egcg-a-retrospective-review
#14
Minesh Mehta, Shifat Ahmed, Gerald Dryden
INTRODUCTION: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a common, chronic, inflammatory process limited to the colon. UC affects up to 1 million individuals in the USA alone and requires resection in up to 30% of patients. Resection is often followed by creation of a pouch. Pouchitis is the most common complication of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) following total proctocolectomy, affecting up to 50% of patients. Symptoms include increased stool frequency, urgency, cramping, and bleeding. Management of pouchitis is complex in antibiotic refractory cases...
September 20, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28920181/early-colectomy-in-steroid-refractory-acute-severe-ulcerative-colitis-improves-operative-outcome
#15
Sujeet Kumar Saha, Rajesh Panwar, Ameet Kumar, Sujoy Pal, Vineet Ahuja, Nihar Ranjan Dash, Govind Makharia, Peush Sahni
PURPOSE: Up to a third of patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis (ASUC) fail to respond to intensive steroid therapy and eventually require a salvage colectomy. We have previously reported that the mortality of emergency colectomy can be decreased by offering it within the first week of intensive medical therapy. We implemented this policy and report the results of our experience. METHODS: The clinical records of all patients with ASUC who underwent emergency colectomy after failure of medical therapy between January 2005 and July 2015 were extracted from a prospectively maintained database...
September 17, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918514/staging-surgery-for-ulcerative-colitis-more-than-meets-the-eye
#16
LETTER
Paulo Gustavo Kotze, Janindra Warusavitarne, Andre D'Hoore
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 16, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918433/procalcitonin-and-c-reactive-protein-as-early-markers-of-postoperative-intra-abdominal-infection-in-patients-operated-on-colorectal-cancer
#17
E Domínguez-Comesaña, S M Estevez-Fernández, V López-Gómez, J Ballinas-Miranda, R Domínguez-Fernández
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of serum procalcitonin (PCT) and C-reactive protein (CRP) for early diagnosis of postoperative intra-abdominal infections (PIAI) after elective surgery for colorectal cancer. METHODS: Prospective observational study including patients operated on for colorectal cancer between January and December of 2015 was performed. Serum PCT and CRP levels were measured before surgery and daily until postoperative day 3...
September 16, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28914346/is-the-obesity-a-risk-factor-for-delayed-colonic-post-polypectomy-bleeding
#18
LETTER
Ali Kagan Coskun
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 15, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913686/pretreatment-quality-of-life-in-patients-with-rectal-cancer-is-associated-with-intrusive-thoughts-and-sense-of-coherence
#19
Dan Asplund, Thue Bisgaard, David Bock, Jakob Burcharth, Elisabeth González, Eva Haglind, Yanislav Kolev, Peter Matthiessen, Carina Rosander, Jacob Rosenberg, Kenneth Smedh, Marina Åkerblom Sörensson, Eva Angenete
PURPOSE: Quality of life may predict survival. In addition to clinical variables, it may be influenced by psychological factors, some of which may be accessible for intervention. The primary objective of this study was to investigate the association of intrusive thoughts and the patients' sense of coherence with pretreatment quality of life in patients with newly diagnosed rectal cancer. METHODS: Patients were prospectively included in 16 hospitals in Sweden and Denmark...
September 14, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28905101/transanal-minimally-invasive-surgery-for-rectal-polyps-and-selected-malignant-tumors-caution-concerning-intermediate-term-functional-results
#20
S H E M Clermonts, Y T van Loon, A H W Schiphorst, D K Wasowicz, D D E Zimmerman
PURPOSE: Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) is gaining worldwide popularity as an alternative for the transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS) method for the local excision of rectal polyps and selected neoplasms. Data on patient reported outcomes regarding short-term follow-up are scarce; data on functional outcomes for long-term follow-up is non-existent. METHODS: We used the fecal incontinence severity index (FISI) to prospectively assess the fecal continence on the intermediate-term follow-up after TAMIS...
September 13, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
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