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  • This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:To assess the effects of adjuvant chemotherapy following curative‐intent resection of ampullary adenocarcinoma on survival, quality of life, adverse events and toxicity.Read the full protocol here.
    October 6 2021
  • The main goal of enteral nutrition (EN) is to manage malnutrition in order to improve clinical outcomes. However, EN may increase the risks of vomiting or aspiration pneumonia during gastrointestinal dysfunction. Consequently, monitoring of gastric residual volume (GRV), that is, to measure GRV periodically and modulate the speed of enteral...
    September 29 2021
  • This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:To assess the efficacy and safety of plastic stents and metal stents in individuals undergoing endoscopic ultrasound‐guided transmural drainage of pancreatic fluid collections.Read the full version here.
    September 29 2021
  • Gastric cancer is the fifth most common cancer diagnosed worldwide. Due to improved early detection rates of gastric cancer and technological advances in treatments, a significant improvement in survival rates has been achieved in people with cancer undergoing gastrectomy. Subsequently, there has been increasing emphasis on postgastrectomy...
    September 17 2021
  • Cochrane is in the process of transitioning from using Archie as its editorial management system to Editorial Manager (EM) for managing all steps of the editorial process for protocols, reviews, and review updates. All active titles (except those slated for completion in 2021) will be transferred to the new system in the coming months.If you are...
    August 31 2021
  • Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammation of the colon characterised by periods of relapse and remission. It starts in the rectum and can extend throughout the colon. UC and Crohn’s disease (CD) are the most common inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs). However, UC tends to be more common than CD. It has no known cure but can be managed with...
    July 27 2021
  • As part of Cochrane's Plain Language Summary Project, a new plain language summary (PLS) template is available for testing. If you have a PLS to write for your review between now and the beginning of September (2021), please consider using the template to help write your summary. Further instructions on testing the template are available (see:...
    July 23 2021
  • Cochrane Gut is changing our process for submitting new title proposals (see Proposing and Registering New Cochrane Gut Titles), effective July 14th, 2021. Cochrane is moving its editorial process to the online submission system Editorial Manager. Potential authors interested in submitting a review proposal to Cochrane Gut will now need to do...
    July 13 2021
  • Dr. Cathy Yuan, our Information Specialist, was recently interviewed about her experience with Cochrane. Check it out here.
    June 3 2021
  • This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:To evaluate the efficacy and safety of probiotics for the management of chronic constipation in children.View the full version here.
    May 25 2021

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