Category: Clinical Information

Diverting ileostomy in laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery: high price of protection | SpringerLink

Background Anastomotic leakage presents the most feared complication after low anterior resection (LAR). A proximal diversion of the gastrointestinal tract is recommended to avoid septic… — Read on

Surgical Specialisation Improves Outcomes

  Increased surgical specialization contributed significantly to the observed improvement in longer-term survival following colorectal cancer surgery. 2013 specialisation bjs  

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Goal Directed Therapy

2 Papers looking at Goal Directed fluid therapy in colorectal surgery. Liberal fluid administration is out.  Zero Balance is in. 191.full 8940_ftp

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Management of Malignant Polyps

ACPGBI Position Statement 2013 2013 malig polyp ACPGBI

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Guidelines on CPEX Testing

Consensus statement from the European Society of Cardiology 2009 ESC CPEX

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Postop Fluid Management

Nothing much really changes over the years, as this 1949 paper shows.   1949 annsurg fluids 01409-0116

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Does Admission to ICU after elective surgery improve outcome

Two interesting papers attached below… 2008 ICU after elective surgery 2013 ejso icu after surgery

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NBOCA Report 2013

This year National Bowel Cancer Audit published at

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Guidelines on The Management of Chronic Diarrhoea

BSG Guidelines v2 from 2003. BSG CHronic Diarrhoea Guidelines 2003

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Aspirin may cut risk of dying from bowel cancer

Latest news on the BBC reports on a new study from the Netherlands about the long term effects of aspirin on bowel cancer survival.

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