Perioperative Nursing

Perioperative Nursing News

  • MRI Identifies Rectal-Cancer Patients Suitable for Primary Surgery MRI criteria can be used to identify "good prognosis" rectal-cancer patients for primary surgery (without chemoradiotherapy first), according to results from the QuickSilver clinical trial.
  • Esophageal Reflux Common After Sleeve Gastrectomy About one in four patients will develop gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) after sleeve gastrectomy, but few will require conversion to gastric bypass for severe reflux, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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