ACPGBI Paper of the Month

New bi-monthly feature on the ACPGBI website
Convenors: Dale Vimalachandran and Matthew Lee


May 2019

Diagnostic accuracy of whole-body MRI versus standard imaging pathways for metastatic disease in newly diagnosedcolorectal cancer: the prospective Streamline C trial

Authors: Stuart A Taylor, Sue Mallett, Sandy Beare, Gauraang Bhatnagar et al. on behalf of the Streamline investigators
Institution: Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre
Published: Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol May 2019 S2468-1253(19)30056-1

March 2019

Risk of Appendiceal Neoplasm in Periappendicular Abscess in Patients Treated with Interval Appendectomy vs Follow-up with Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Authors: J Mallinen, T Rautio, J Gronroos, T Rantanen, P Nordstrom, H Savolainen, P Ohtonen, S Hurme, P Salimnen
Setting: University hospitals across Finland
Published: JAMA Surgery 2019;154(3):200–207

January 2019

Prophylactic closed-incision negative-pressure wound therapy is associated with decreased surgical site infection in high-risk colorectal surgery laparotomy wounds

Authors: T. Curran, D. Alvarez, J. Pastrana Del Valle, T. E. Cataldo, V. Poylin and D. Nagle
Institution: Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Published: Colorectal Dis. 2019 Jan;21(1):110-118.