Obesity Treated With Expandable Oral Capsules

Obesity Treated With Expandable Oral Capsules Overview This clinical trial aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of administering 2.24 g intragastric expandable capsules twice daily for weight management in adults with overweight or obesity. The study, conducted as a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, enrolled 280 participants with a body mass index (BMI) ranging

Continuous Nursing And Surgical Site Wound Infections In Colorectal Oncology

Continuous Nursing And Surgical Site Wound Infections In Colorectal Oncology Overview In a systematic evaluation, the impact of continuous nursing on surgical site wound infections and postoperative complications in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with stomas was thoroughly examined. Through comprehensive searches of multiple databases, including Embase, PubMed, Cochrane Library, China National Knowledge

Hepatobiliary Surgery: Preventing Infections With Drainage Tubes

Hepatobiliary Surgery: Preventing Infections With Drainage Tubes Overview The utilization of prophylactic abdominal drainage tubes following hepatobiliary surgery remains a subject of debate within the medical community. This study aimed to assess the impact of prophylactic abdominal drainage tube placement post-hepatobiliary surgery on postoperative infections. Thirteen randomized controlled trials, involving 3620 patients, were

Constipation Effect On Readmission In Heart Failure Patients

Constipation Effect On Readmission In Heart Failure Patients Constipation, a prevalent gastrointestinal disorder in Japan, affects 34.8 per 1000 individuals, rising with age and linked to factors like reduced dietary fiber and physical activity. Chronic constipation, unlike other functional gastrointestinal diseases, exhibits a significantly higher mortality risk, particularly notable in cardiovascular

Protein In Diet From Plant Or Animal: Cardiovascular Outcomes In Men

Protein In Diet From Plant Or Animal: Cardiovascular Outcomes In Men Overview In this cross-sectional study involving 357 elderly men, the research aimed to explore the relationship between dietary protein intake—both total and categorized as plant or animal protein—and cardiovascular outcomes and inflammatory factors. Utilizing a reliable food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) to

Colorectal Cancer: A Nomogram To Predict Metastases

Colorectal Cancer: A Nomogram To Predict Metastases Overview This study addresses the imperative task of identifying risk factors associated with distant metastasis in early-onset colorectal cancer (EOCRC), aiming to enhance understanding of its etiology and facilitate preventive treatments. The research, utilizing data from EOCRC patients in the SEER database (2010-2015), seeks to

Ulcerative Colitis Inflammation Status Using AI Technology

Ulcerative Colitis Inflammation Status Using AI Technology Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) characterized by inflammation of the colon (large intestine) and rectum. It is one of the two main types of IBD, the other being Crohn's disease. UC primarily affects the innermost lining of the colon

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Long-Term Effectiveness

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Long-Term Effectiveness Overview The study aimed to conduct a comprehensive audit spanning seven years with a three-year follow-up at a high-volume stone center that specializes in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL). The primary objectives were to assess the efficacy of ESWL in stone clearance in comparison to existing

Urine Volume And The Incidence Of Kidney Stones

Urine Volume And The Incidence Of Kidney Stones Kidney stone disease poses a significant health challenge, impacting nearly one in 11 individuals in the United States. Not only does it result in substantial morbidity, but it also leads to a considerable utilization of healthcare resources.  In the pursuit of preventing stone disease,

Fistula Presence As A Cancer Risk Factor In Crohn’s Disease

Fistula Presence As A Cancer Risk Factor In Crohn's Disease Overview In this retrospective cohort study, the researchers aimed to delve into the cancer risk among patients with Crohn's disease (CD) based on the presence or absence of perianal fistulas (PF). The study spanned from January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2014,

Obesity Treated With Expandable Oral Capsules