The association between the use of oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or other reproductive factors and the risk of colorectal adenoma (CRA) remains controversial. Our study aimed to review the evidence by conducting a dose–response meta‐analysis to investigate this association.
We searched PubMed and Embase databases for relevant studies published until May 2017...
Previous studies reported conflicting evidence on the effects of obesity on outcomes after gastrointestinal surgery. The aims of this study were to explore the relationship of obesity with major postoperative complications in an international cohort and to present a meta‐analysis of all available prospective data.
This prospective, multicentre study included adults undergoing both elective...
AimThe aim of this study was to develop a prognostic scoring system to predict the outcome of patients with unresectable metastatic colon cancer who received primary colon tumour resection.
MethodPatients with confirmed metastatic colon cancer treated at the Peking University Cancer Hospital between 2003 and 2012 were reviewed retrospectively. The correlation of clinicopathological factors with overall...
AimConfocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) is a recently developed technique used to image colorectal neoplasia. Trials have shown varied results when it is compared with conventional colonoscopy. A meta‐analysis was performed to determine the diagnostic accuracy of CLE in the detection of colorectal neoplasia.
MethodA search was performed for studies assessing the accuracy of CLE in colorectal neoplasia...
Aim The aim of the study was to analyse the prevalence and characteristics of secondary diabetes induced by 5‐fluorouracil (5‐FU) based chemotherapy in non‐diabetic patients with colorectal cancer (CRC).
Method A total of 422 consecutive CRC patients who received 5‐FU‐based chemotherapy were retrospectively analysed. Fasting plasma glucose (FPG) levels were determined before each cycle of chemotherapy...
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