• Comparison between different approaches applied in laparoscopic right hemi-colectomy: A systematic review and network meta-analysis

    6 days ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    Several different operative approaches have been applied nowadays in laparoscopic right hemi-colectomy. This study aims to evaluate the potential benefits of different approaches by conducting a network meta-analysis .
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  • A systematic review and meta-analysis of the criterion validity of nutrition assessment tools for diagnosing protein-energy malnutrition in the older community setting

    6 days ago - By Clinical Nutrition

    Malnutrition is a significant barrier to healthy and independent ageing in older adults who live in their own homes, and accurate diagnosis is a key step in managing the condition. However, there has not been sufficient systematic review or pooling of existing data regarding malnutrition diagnosis in the geriatric community setting. The current paper was conducted as part of the MACRo (Malnutrition in the Ageing Community Review) Study and seeks to determine the criterion validity and reliability of nutrition assessment tools in making a diagnosis of protein-energy malnutrition in the...
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