Past Journal Club Sessions

2022

10th September 2022 (Saturday) | 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Malaysian Time)


Topic: Lower GIT

Article being discussed: “Extended Versus Standard Complete Mesocolon Excision in Sigmoid Colon Cancer A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial


Planellas, P., Marinello, F., Elorza, G., Golda, T., Farres, R., Espin-Basany, E., Enriquez-Navascues, J. M., Kreisler, E., Cornejo, L., Codina-Cazador, A. (2022). Extended versus standard complete mesocolon excision in sigmoid colon cancer: a multicenter randomized controlled trial. Annals of Surgery, 275, 271-280. https://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000005161


13th August 2022 (Saturday) | 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Malaysian Time)


Topic: Upper GIT

Article being discussed: “Short-term Outcomes of a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy With D2 Lymphadenectomy to Open Distal Gastrectomy for Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer


Lee, Hyuk-Joon, et al. “Short-term outcomes of a multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing laparoscopic distal gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy to open distal gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer (KLASS-02-RCT).” (2019): 983-991. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003217


Platform: Zoom (IDs will be sent via email after registration)

Price: Free

Deadline for registration: 12th August 2022 6:00 pm


2nd July 2022 (Saturday) | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm (Malaysian Time)


Topic: Urology

Article being discussed: “Efficacy and safety of enucleation vs. resection of prostate for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials


Zhang Y., Yuan P., Ma D., et al. Efficacy and safety of enucleation vs. resection of prostate for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials: Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases. Springer Nature America. 2019;22:493–508 doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0087


Platform: Zoom (IDs will be sent via email after registration)

Price: Free

Deadline for registration: 24th June 2022 6:00 pm


28th May 2022 (Saturday) | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm (Malaysian Time)


Article being discussed: “Comparing the 5-Year Diabetes Outcomes of Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass


M. McTigue K, Wellman R, Nauman E, et al. Comparing the 5-Year Diabetes Outcomes of Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass: The National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORNet) Bariatric Study. JAMA Surg. 2020;155(5):e200087. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0087


Platform: Zoom (IDs will be sent via email after registration)

Price: Free

Deadline for registration: 27th May 2022 6:00 pm


2021

27th November 2021 (Saturday) | 10:30 am to 12:00 pm (Malaysian Time)

Article being discussed:Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy for Treatment of Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis: The APPAC Randomized Clinical Trial

Salminen P, Paajanen H, Rautio T, et al. Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy for Treatment of Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis: The APPAC Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2015;313(23):2340–2348. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6154

Platform: Zoom (IDs will be sent via email after registration)

Price: Free


2nd October 2021 (Saturday) | 10:30 am to 12:00 pm (Malaysian Time)

Article being discussed:Effect of Bariatric Surgery vs Medical Treatment on Type 2 Diabetes in Patients With Body Mass Index Lower Than 35″

Platform: Zoom (IDs will be sent via email after registration)

Price: Free

Deadline for registration: 01st October 2021