Non-gastrointestinal complications, including ischemic stroke, are more common than bleeding or perforation following screening colonoscopy in older adults
May 2, 2022
Clinical question: What serious non-gastrointestinal adverse events are due to screening colonoscopy? Dr. Gordon Background: Although the gastrointestinal (GI) risks of colonoscopy have been...
Safe to treat mild acute diverticulitis without antibiotics outside the hospital?
April 1, 2022
Dr. Scaletta Clinical question: Can clinicians successfully manage mild acute diverticulitis on an outpatient basis without antibiotics? Background: Incidence of diverticular disease is...
Risk models fail to predict lower-GI bleeding outcomes
January 31, 2019
Seven complex clinical risk stratification models did not do as well.
How to slash colorectal surgery infection rates
November 12, 2018
BOSTON – Change perioperative routines.