The latest Diseases of the Colon & Rectum performed a national database analysis comparing the Nationwide Inpatient Sample and American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program in laparoscopic vs open colectomies.
A simple dietary questionnaire correlates with formal dietitian evaluation and frequently identifies specific clinical interventions in an outpatient gastroenterology clinic, reports this month's issue of the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.
The latest issue of the Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology systematically reviewed the clinical relevancy of myeloid-derived suppressor cells and their relationship with clinical features, and prognosis of GI malignancies in patients with GI cancers.
The latest issue of the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum compared seasonal trends in urgent hospital admission for diverticulitis in geographically distinct populations in the northern and southern hemispheres.
August's publication of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases compares the use of steroids and steroid-sparing therapies, and rates of complications among elderly and younger patients in a national cohort of veterans with IBD.
A study in September's issue of the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum evaluated whether mortality for patients admitted with Clostridium difficile differed between medical and general/colorectal surgery services.