ACPGBI Paper of the Month

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

2019

September 2019

Meta-analysis of the effect of extending the interval after long-course chemoradiotherapy before surgery in locally advanced rectal cancer (660kB)

Authors: É. J. Ryan, D. P. O’Sullivan, M. E. Kelly, A. Z. Syed, P. C. Neary, P. R. O’Connell, D. O. Kavanagh, D. C. Winter and J. M. O’Riordan
Institution: Department of Surgery, Tallaght University Hospital, Surgical Professorial Unit, St Vincent’s University Hospital, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, and School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Published: BJS 2019; 106: 1298–1310

May 2019

Diagnostic accuracy of whole-body MRI versus standard imaging pathways for metastatic disease in newly diagnosedcolorectal cancer: the prospective Streamline C trial (421kB)

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 dx.doi.org/10.1016/ 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 (412kB)

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 (416kB)

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.