Investigators compared the short-term surgical and long-term oncologic safety of robotic gastrectomy vs laparoscopic gastrectomy for patients with gastric cancer.
Researchers assessed how gut microbiota changes are associated with anthropometric, metabolic, and inflammatory profiles following metabolic surgery in adults with type 2 diabetes and mild obesity.
Researchers compared long-term survival outcomes of severely obese patients who underwent metabolic–bariatric surgery with those who received usual care.
Investigators compared bariatric surgery with a community weight management intervention in ability to reduce intracranial pressure among patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
RCT findings reveal intraoperative caffeine’s potential to reduce opioid consumption and improve recovery after surgery.
Investigators reviewed the outcomes of STRETTA in patients with refractory GERD who underwent prior gastric surgery.
Researchers analyzed the association between anesthesiologist volume and postoperative outcomes following complex GI cancer surgery.
Magnesium’s potential action as a voltage-gated antagonist of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors to mediate pain transduction is reviewed here.
Researchers assessed the impact on pooled adjusted end-season vaccine effectiveness estimates from outpatient test-negative design studies.
The researchers’ objective was to determine the difference between the number of opioid tablets prescribed and those taken after orthopedic and urologic surgeries via a text messaging system.
Investigators compared the incidence of nonanastomotic biliary strictures in patients receiving a liver obtained after circulatory death that had undergone hypothermic oxygenated machine perfusion or conventional static cold storage.
For patients who require complex gastrointestinal cancer surgery, outcomes are improved when surgery is performed at top-ranked hospitals.
Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare different medical and surgical interventions in the treatment of GERD.
Investigators evaluated esophagogastric junction distensibility index (EGJ DI) in patients with achalasia at 4 different time points and assessed the association of DI with postoperative outcomes.
Investigators sought to determine the safety and feasibility of conventional and non-conventional laparoscopic strictureplasties for the treatment of Crohn Disease.
Researchers investigated whether endoscopic resection of T1 CRC before secondary surgery adversely affects recurrence risk.
The investigators aimed to report on early experience with OAGB compared to RYGB in terms of complication rates.
As serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels tend to rise in infective and inflammatory states, and elevated CRP has been linked to anastomotic leak (AL), these researchers conducted a meta-analysis of current CRP data in AL after colorectal surgery to find out more.
A team of investigators assessed outcomes following one anastomosis gastric bypass in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease and/or hiatal hernia.
C. Andrew Kistler, MD, PharmD, examines existing data about bariatric surgery and the risk for subsequent colorectal cancer development.