Differences in patient outcomes after outpatient GI endoscopy across settings: a statewide matched cohort study

Post written by Meng-Yun Lin, PhD, MPH, from the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Using the Massachusetts All-Payer Claims Database and Medicare data, our study compares patient outcomes of outpatient GI endoscopy …

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Adenoma recurrence after left vs. right colectomy

Lorenzo Fuccio, MD, from the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, in Bologna, Italy discusses this Original Article, "Higher adenoma recurrence rate after left- versus right-sided colectomy for colon cancer." This study assessed the risk of the development of metachronous precancerous lesions according to the site of colonic resection …

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Sessile serrated adenomas/polyps with cytologic dysplasia

Authors Dr. Nicholas Burgess and Dr. Michael Bourke from Westmead Hospital and the University of Sydney in Sydney, NSW, Australia discuss their Thinking Outside the Box article "Sessile serrated adenomas/polyps with cytologic dysplasia: a triple threat for interval cancer" from the August issue. Sessile serrated adenoma/polyps (SSA/P) are now recognized to play an important role …

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