Published Reviews

A list of reviews, both published and in development by the UGPD, can be found on the Cochrane Library.

Due to be published in Issue 9, 2017

Ali A, Duthie FR, Jamieson NB, Ul-Haq Z, Giovannetti E, Mohamed M, McKay CJ, Carter CR, Dickson EJ, Sansom OJ, MacKay D, Oien KA. Immunohistochemical diagnostic biomarkers for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Cheng Y, Briarava M, Lai M, Wang X, Tu B, Cheng N, Gong J, Yuan Y, Pilati P, Mocellin S. Pancreaticojejunostomy versus pancreaticogastrostomy reconstruction for the prevention of postoperative pancreatic fistula following pancreaticoduodenectomy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD012257. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012257.pub2. 

Hardman J, Sharma N, Smith J, Nankivell PC. Conservative interventions for the management of impacted food bolus in the oesophagus.

Janmaat VT, Steyerberg EW, van der Gaast A, Matthijssen RHJ, Bruno MJ, Peppelenbosch MP, Kuipers EJ, Spaander MCW. Palliative chemotherapy and targeted therapies for esophageal and gastro-esophageal junction cancer.

Wenk K, Humoud I, Fink L, Sasse T, Staerkle RF, Lacher M, von Elm E, Marwan AI, Holland-Cunz S, Vuille-dit-Bille RNicolas. Open versus laparoscopic pyloromyotomy for pyloric stenosis (Protocol).

Published in Issue 8, 2017

Vellayappan BA, Soon YY, Ku GY, Leong CN, Lu JJ, Tey JCS. Chemoradiotherapy versus chemoradiotherapy plus surgery for esophageal cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010511. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010511.pub2. 

Wagner AD, Syn NLX, Moehler M, Grothe W, Yong WP, Tai BC, Ho J, Unverzagt S. Chemotherapy for advanced gastric cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD004064. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004064.pub4.  

Published in Issue 6, 2017

Abdar Esfahani M, Ahmadi N, Keikha M, Adibi P, Sharma N, Moayyedi P. Antacids, sucralfate and bismuth salts for functional dyspepsia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD012686. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012686. 

Published in Issue 5, 2017

Kirubakaran R, Viswanathan A, Kompithra RZ. Prophylactic paracetamol for the prevention of fever in children receiving vaccination as part of a standard childhood immunization schedule. (protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD012655. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012655. 

Published in Issue 4, 2017

Best LMJ, Rawji V, Pereira SP, Davidson BR, Gurusamy KS. Imaging modalities for characterising focal pancreatic lesions. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD010213. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010213.pub2.  

Davidson TBU, Yaghoobi M, Davidson BR, Gurusamy KS. Amylase in drain fluid for the diagnosis of pancreatic leak in post-pancreatic resection. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD012009. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012009.pub2.  

Komolafe O, Pereira SP, Davidson BR, Gurusamy KS. Serum C-reactive protein, procalcitonin and lactate dehydrogenase for the diagnosis of pancreatic necrosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD012645. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012645.  

Moggia E, Koti R, Belgaumkar AP, Fazio F, Pereira SP, Davidson BR, Gurusamy KS. Pharmacological interventions for acute pancreatitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD011384. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011384.pub2.  

Rompianesi G, Hann A, Komolafe O, Pereira SP, Davidson BR, Gurusamy KS. Serum amylase and lipase and urinary trypsinogen and amylase for diagnosis of acute pancreatitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD012010. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012010.pub2.  

Tsujimoto H, Tsujimoto Y, Nakata Y, Akazawa M, Kataoka Y. Ultrasonography for confirmation of gastric tube placement. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD012083. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012083.pub2.  

Issue 3, 2017

Boghossian TA, Rashid FJ, Thompson W, Welch V, Moayyedi P, Rojas-Fernandez C, Pottie K, Farrell B. Deprescribing versus continuation of chronic proton pump inhibitor use in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011969. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011969.pub2. 

Fontes LES, Martimbianco ALC, Mochdece CC, Riera R. Proton pump inhibitor- and fluoroquinolone-based triple therapies for Helicobacter pylori eradication (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD012588. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012588. 

Pinto-Sanchez MI, Yuan Y, Bercik P, Moayyedi P. Proton pump inhibitors for functional dyspepsia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011194. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011194.pub2. 

Issue 1, 2017

Upchurch E, Cirocchi R, Ragusa M. Stent placement versus surgical palliation for malignant gastric outlet obstruction (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD012506. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012506. 

Issue 12, 2016

Dhar Chowdhury S, Simon EG, Kirubakaran R, Goel A. Efficacy of thalidomide in management of bleeding from gastrointestinal angiodysplasia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD012461. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012461. 

Issue 11, 2016

Hu Y, Tang Y, Zhao Y, Xie T, Yuan Y. Percutaneous radiological gastrostomies versus nasogastric tube feeding for people with swallowing disturbances (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD012373. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012373. 

Koh Y-X, Zheng H, Chok AY, Tan CS, Goh BK. Laparoscopic versus open resection for gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016 , Issue 8 . Art. No.: CD012313. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012313. 

Issue 10, 2016

Cheng Y, Lai M, Jie X, Cheng N, Sirong H. Prophylactic abdominal drainage for pancreatic surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015 , Issue 8 . Art. No.: CD010583. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010583.pub3.  

Issue 9, 2016

Fontes LESBatista CSMartimbianco ALCZanin CGRiera RN-acetylcysteine as an adjuvant therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication (Protocol)Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD012357. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012357. 

Hüttner FJ, Klotz R, Ulrich A, Büchler MW, Diener MK. Antecolic versus retrocolic reconstruction after partial pancreaticoduodenectomy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016 , Issue 9 . Art. No.: CD011862. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011862.pub2 . 

McCain RS, McCain S, Mackle EJ, Tham TCK. Balloon versus bougie for dilatation of benign oesophageal strictures (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD012343. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012343. 

Tamburrino DRiviere DYaghoobi MDavidson BRGurusamy KSDiagnostic accuracy of different imaging modalities following computed tomography (CT) scanning for assessing the resectability with curative intent in pancreatic and periampullary cancerCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD011515. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011515.pub2.  

Issue 8, 2016

Mocellin S, Briarava M, Yuan Y, Pilati P. Anastomosis to stomach versus anastomosis to jejunum for reconstructing the pancreatic stump after pancreatoduodenectomy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016 , Issue 8 . Art. No.: CD012308. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012308 

Issue 7, 2016

Allen VB, Gurusamy KS, Takwoingi Y, Kalia A, Davidson BR. Diagnostic accuracy of laparoscopy following computed tomography (CT) scanning for assessing the resectability with curative intent in pancreatic and periampullary cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD009323. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009323.pub3.   

Song H, Zhu J, Lu D. Molecular-targeted first-line therapy for advanced gastric cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD011461. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011461.pub2. 

Issue 6, 2016

Cheng Y, Lai M, Wang X, Tu B, Cheng N, Gong J. Pancreaticogastrostomy versus pancreaticojejunostomy reconstruction for the prevention of pancreatic fistula following pancreaticoduodenectomy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD012257. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012257. 

Moriichi A, Kawaguchi A, Kobayashi Y, Yoneoka D, Ota E. The effectiveness and safety of various methods of post-pyloric feeding tube placement and verification in infants and children (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD012231. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012231. 

Nyssen OP, McNicholl AG, Megraud F, Savarino V, Oderda G, Fallone CA, Fischbach L, Bazzoli F, Gisbert JP. Sequential versus standard triple first-line therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009034. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009034.pub2. 

Issue 5, 2016

Dong Z, Xu J, Wang Z, Petrov MS. Stents for the prevention of pancreatic fistula following pancreaticoduodenectomyCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD008914. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008914.pub3.  

Luo SH, Guo Q, Liu GJ, Wan C. Fasting for haemostasis in children with gastrointestinal bleeding. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD010714. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010714.pub2. 

Tse F, Yuan Y, Bukhari M, Leontiadis GI, Moayyedi P, Barkun A. Pancreatic duct guidewire placement for biliary cannulation for the prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) pancreatitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD010571. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010571.pub2. 

Issue 4, 2016

Ford AC, Gurusamy KS, Delaney B, Forman D, Moayyedi P. Eradication therapy for peptic ulcer disease in Helicobacter pylori-positive people. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003840. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003840.pub5.   

Gurusamy KS, Belgaumkar AP, Haswell A, Pereira SP, Davidson BR. Interventions for necrotising pancreatitisCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD011383. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011383.pub2. 

Gurusamy KS, Pallari E, Hawkins N, Pereira SP, Davidson BR. Management strategies for pancreatic pseudocystsCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD011392. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011392.pub2. 

Riviere D, Gurusamy KS, Kooby DA, Vollmer CM, Besselink MGH, Davidson BR, van Laarhoven CJHM. Laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011391. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011391.pub2. 

Wijeratne T, Patel AM, Jowhari F, Wijeratne NT, Paterson WG. Erythromycin and related macrolides for gastroparesis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD012154. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012154

Issue 3, 2016

Best LMJ, Mughal M, Gurusamy KS. Laparoscopic versus open gastrectomy for gastric cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011389. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011389.pub2.  

Best LMJ, Mughal M, Gurusamy KS. Non-surgical versus surgical treatment for oesophageal cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011498. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011498.pub2.  

Gurusamy KS, Pallari E. Medical versus surgical treatment for refractory or recurrent peptic ulcer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011523. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011523.pub2.  

Gurusamy KS, Pallari E, Midya S, Mughal M. Laparoscopic versus open transhiatal oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011390. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011390.pub2. 

Issue 2, 2016

Bond-Smith G, Belgaumkar AP, Davidson BR, Gurusamy KS. Enhanced recovery protocols for major upper gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD011382. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011382.pub2.  Podcast

Cheng Y, Ye M, Xiong X, Peng S, Wu HM, Cheng N, Gong J. Fibrin sealants for the prevention of postoperative pancreatic fistula following pancreatic surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009621. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009621.pub2. 

Hüttner FJ, Fitzmaurice C, Schwarzer G, Seiler CM, Antes G, Büchler MW, Diener MK. Pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy (pp Whipple) versus pancreaticoduodenectomy (classic Whipple) for surgical treatment of periampullary and pancreatic carcinoma. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006053. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006053.pub6.  

Gurusamy KS, Lusuku C, Davidson BR. Pregabalin for decreasing pancreatic pain in chronic pancreatitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD011522. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011522.pub2. 

Gurusamy KS, Lusuku C, Halkias C, Davidson BR. Duodenum-preserving pancreatic resection versus pancreaticoduodenectomy for chronic pancreatitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD011521. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011521.pub2. 

Gurusamy KS, Yaghoobi M, Davidson BR. Non-invasive diagnostic tests for Helicobacter pylori infection (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD012080. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012080.  

Ren Q, Yan X, Zhou Y, Li WX. Periodontal therapy as adjunctive treatment for gastric Helicobacter pylori infection. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009477. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009477.pub2. 

Tomita Y, Hsieh AHC, Yuan Y, Townsend A, Price T. Salvage systemic therapy for advanced gastric and oesophago-gastric junction adenocarcinoma (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD012078. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012078. 

Tsujimoto H, Tsujimoto Y, Nakata Y, Akazawa M, Kataoka Y. Ultrasonography for confirmation of gastric tube placement (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD012083. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012083. 

Yuan Y, Zhao Y, Xie T, Hu Y. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy versus percutaneous radiological gastrostomy for swallowing disturbances. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009198. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009198.pub2. 

Issue 1, 2016

Wu T, Deng L, Chen X, Jiang X. Chinese herbal medicines for esophageal cancerCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004520. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004520.pub7.  

Issue 12, 2015

Gurusamy KS, Davidson BR. Serum amylase and lipase and urinary trypsinogen and amylase for diagnosis of acute pancreatitis and serum C-reactive protein, procalcitonin and lactate dehydrogenase for the diagnosis of pancreatic necrosis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD012010. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012010. 

Gurusamy KS, Yaghoobi M, Davidson BR. Pancreatic amylase in drain fluid for the diagnosis of pancreatic leak in post pancreatic resection (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD012009. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012009. 

Issue 11, 2015

Boghossian TA, Rashid FJ, Welch V, Rojas-Fernandez C, Moayyedi P, Pottie K, Walsh K, Pizzola L, Thompson W, Farrell B. Deprescribing versus continuation of chronic proton pump inhibitor use in adults (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011969. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011969. 

Garg SK, Gurusamy KS. Laparoscopic fundoplication surgery versus medical management for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD003243. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003243.pub3.    

Mok HP, Lu F, Zhang HY, Gao Q. Perioperative corticosteroids for reducing postoperative complications following esophagectomy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011955. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011955.  

Onishi A, Iwasaku M, Sato A, Furukawa TA. Interventions for the management of esophageal candidiasis in immunocompromised patients (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011938. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011938.  

Probst P, Hüttner FJ, Klaiber U, Knebel P, Ulrich A, Büchler MW, Diener MK. Stapler versus scalpel resection followed by hand-sewn closure of the pancreatic remnant for distal pancreatectomy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD008688. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008688.pub2.   

Issue 9, 2015

Hüttner FJ, Klotz R, Diener MK, Büchler MW, Ulrich A. Antecolic versus retrocolic reconstruction for prevention of delayed gastric emptying after partial pancreaticoduodenectomy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD011862. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011862. 

Issue 8, 2015

Mocellin S, McCulloch P, Kazi H, Gama-Rodrigues JJ, Yuan Y, Nitti D. Extent of lymph node dissection for adenocarcinoma of the stomach. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD001964. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001964.pub4.  

Peng S, Cheng Y, Yang C, Lu J, Wu S, Zhou R, Cheng N. Prophylactic abdominal drainage for pancreatic surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010583. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010583.pub2.  

Vallance AE, Wilson CH, Dennison A, Manas DM, White SA. Total pancreatectomy and islet autotransplantation for chronic pancreatitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD011799. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011799. 

Issue 7, 2015

Ford AC, Forman D, Hunt R, Yuan Y, Moayyedi P. Helicobacter pylori eradication for the prevention of gastric neoplasia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD005583. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005583.pub2.  

Issue 5, 2015

Gomes Jr CAR, Andriolo RB, Bennett C, Lustosa SAS, Matos D, Waisberg DR, Waisberg J. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy versus nasogastric tube feeding for adults with swallowing disturbances. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD008096. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008096.pub4.  

Kidane B, Coughlin S, Vogt K, Malthaner R. Preoperative chemotherapy for resectable thoracic esophageal cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD001556. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001556.pub3  

Wang Z, Chen J, Su K, Dong Z. Abdominal drainage versus no drainage post-gastrectomy for gastric cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD008788. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008788.pub3.  

Issue 3, 2015

Ahmed Ali U, Pahlplatz JM, Nealon WH, van Goor H, Gooszen HG, Boermeester MA. Endoscopic or surgical intervention for painful obstructive chronic pancreatitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007884. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007884.pub3.  

Poropat G, Giljaca V, Hauser G, Štimac D. Enteral nutrition formulations for acute pancreatitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD010605. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010605.pub2. 

Issue 2, 2015

Gurusamy KS, Davidson BR. Diagnostic accuracy of different imaging modalities following computed tomography (CT) scanning for assessing the resectability with curative intent in pancreatic and periampullary cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD011515. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011515.  

Gurusamy KS. Duodenum-preserving pancreatic resection versus pancreaticoduodenectomy for chronic pancreatitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD011521. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011521. 

Gurusamy KS. Medical versus surgical treatment for refractory or recurrent peptic ulcer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD011523. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011523. 

Gurusamy KS. Pregabalin for decreasing pancreatic pain in chronic pancreatitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD011522. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011522. 

Hurton SMS, Hayden JA, Molinari M. Adjuvant therapy for resected pancreatic cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD011514. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011514. 

Mocellin S, Pasquali S. Diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) for the preoperative locoregional staging of primary gastric cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009944. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009944.pub2.  

Staerkle RF, Soll C, Vuille-dit-Bille RN, Samra J, Puhan MA, Breitenstein S. Extended lymph node resection versus standard resection for pancreatic and peri-ampullary adenocarcinoma (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD011490. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011490. 

Issue 1, 2015 

Baldo P, Giacomin E, Cecco S, D'Amico R, Cannizzaro R, Balduzzi S. Erlotinib for advanced pancreatic cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD011463. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011463. Protocol icon

Best LMJ, Gurusamy KS. Surgical versus non-surgical treatment for oesophageal cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD011498. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011498. 

Sakai K, Fujita K, Sozu T, Nakayama T, Furukawa TA. Eradication of Helicobacter pylori for iron deficiency (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD011480. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011480 

Silva CCRD, Bennett C, Saconato H, Atallah ÁN. Metoclopramide for post-pyloric placement of naso-enteral feeding tubes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD003353. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003353.pub2. review icon New search icon 

Song H, Zhu J, Lu D. Molecular-targeted therapy for advanced gastric cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD011461. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011461 protocol icon

Issue 12, 2014

Leyden JE, Moss AC, MacMathuna P. Endoscopic pneumatic dilation versus botulinum toxin injection in the management of primary achalasia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD005046. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005046.pub3. review icon New search icon 

Song H, Zhu J, Lu D. Long-term proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use and the development of gastric pre-malignant lesions. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD010623. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010623.pub2  review icon  

Issue 11, 2014

Bennett C, Klingenberg SL, Langholz E, Gluud LL. Tranexamic acid for upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD006640. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006640.pub3. review icon New search icon 

Diener MK, Fitzmaurice C, Schwarzer G, Seiler CM, Hüttner FJ, Antes G, Knaebel HP, Büchler MW. Pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy (pp Whipple) versus pancreaticoduodenectomy (classic Whipple) for surgical treatment of periampullary and pancreatic carcinoma. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD006053. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006053.pub5. review icon new search icon 

Gurusamy KS. Enhanced recovery protocols for major upper gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic surgery (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011382. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011382. protocol icon

Gurusamy KS. Interventions for necrotising pancreatitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011383. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011383 protocol icon

Gurusamy KS. Laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011391. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011391. protocol icon

Gurusamy KS. Laparoscopic versus open gastrectomy for gastric cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011389. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011389. protocol icon

Gurusamy KS. Laparoscopic versus open transhiatal oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011390. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011390. protocol icon

Gurusamy KS. Management strategies for pancreatic pseudocysts: a network meta-analysis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011392. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011392. protocol icon

Gurusamy KS. Pharmacological interventions for acute pancreatitis: a network meta-analysis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011384. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011384 protocol icon

Tighe M, Afzal NA, Bevan A, Hayen A, Munro A, Beattie RM. Pharmacological treatment of children with gastro-oesophageal reflux. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD008550. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008550.pub2. review icon 

Issue 10, 2014

Dai Y, Li C, Xie Y, Liu X, Zhang J, Zhou J, Pan X, Yang S. Interventions for dysphagia in oesophageal cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD005048. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005048.pub4.  

Lan L, Zeng F, Liu GJ, Ying L, Wu X, Liu M, Liang FR. Acupuncture for functional dyspepsia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD008487. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008487.pub2.  

Marín AC, McNicholl AG, Savarino V, Calvet X, Leontiadis GI, Fischbach L, Yuan Y, Gisbert JP. Optimum second-line regimens for Helicobacter pylori eradication (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD011363. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011363. 

Yuan Y, Zeng X, Hu Y, Xie T, Zhao Y. Omentoplasty for oesophagogastrostomy after oesophagectomy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD008446. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008446.pub3.  

Vergara M, Bennett C, Calvet X, Gisbert JP. Epinephrine injection versus epinephrine injection and a second endoscopic method in high-risk bleeding ulcers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD005584. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005584.pub3  

Issue 8, 2014

Ahmed Ali U, Jens S, Busch ORC, Keus F, van Goor H, Gooszen HG, Boermeester MA. Antioxidants for pain in chronic pancreatitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD008945. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008945.pub2.

Sultana A, Jackson RJ, Cox T, Palmer D, Neoptolemos J, Ghaneh P. Chemotherapy, radiotherapy, chemoradiotherapy and combination therapy in localised and locally advanced pancreatic cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD011044. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011044.

Issue 7, 2014

Cheng NCL, Xu K, Huang Y, Lim CED. Optimum antibiotic doses for Helicobacter pylori eradication (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD011187. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011187.

Pinto-Sanchez MI, Yuan Y, Bercik P, Moayyedi P. Proton pump inhibitors for functional dyspepsia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD011194. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011194.

Smith F, Holland A, Penny K, Elen M, McGirr D. Carbon dioxide detection for diagnosis of inadvertent respiratory tract placement of enterogastric tubes in children (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD011196. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011196.

Issue 6, 2014

Vallance AE, Wilson CH, Charnley RM. Minimal access drainage procedures for patients with necrotising pancreatitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD011081. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011081.

Issue 5, 2014

Regan J, Murphy A, Chiang M, McMahon BP, Coughlan T, Walshe M. Botulinum toxin for upper oesophageal sphincter dysfunction in neurological swallowing disordersCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014 , Issue 5 . Art. No.: CD009968. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009968.

Issue 2, 2014

Gurusamy KS, Kumar S, Davidson BR, Fusai G. Resection versus other treatments for locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD010244. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010244.pub2.

Issue 12, 2013

Yuan Y, Ford AC, Khan KJ, Gisbert JP, Forman D, Leontiadis GI, Tse F, Calvet X, Fallone C, Fischbach L, Oderda G, Bazzoli F, Moayyedi P. Optimum duration of regimens for Helicobacter pylori eradication. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD008337. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008337.pub2.

Issue 11, 2013

Allen VB, Gurusamy KS, Takwoingi Y, Kalia A, Davidson BR. Diagnostic accuracy of laparoscopy following CT scanning for assessing the resectability with curative intent in pancreatic and periampullary cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD009323. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009323.pub2.

Uzair S, Sutton PA, Herbert A, Hashmi K, Calvet X. Proton pump inhibitor based triple therapies versus dual therapies for Helicobacter pylori eradication (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010819. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010819.

Issue 10, 2013

Goel A, Aggarwal R. Probiotics as adjunctive therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD010776. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010776.

Holland A, Smith F, Penny K. Carbon dioxide detection for testing nasogastric tube placement in adults (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD010773. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010773.

Issue 9, 2013

Diaz-Nieto R, Orti-Rodríguez R, Winslet M. Post-surgical chemotherapy versus surgery alone for resectable gastric cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD008415. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008415.pub2.

Gurusamy KS, Nagendran M, Davidson BR. Early versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute gallstone pancreatitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD010326. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010326.pub2.

O'Connor A, McNamara D, O'Moráin CA. Surveillance of gastric intestinal metaplasia for the prevention of gastric cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD009322. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009322.pub2.

Issue 8, 2013

Baron TH, Garg SK. Routine cholecystectomy during Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with or without choledocholithiasis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010715. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010715.

Luo SH, Guo Q, Liu GJ, Wan C. Fasting for haemostasis in gastrointestinal bleeding of children (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010714. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010714

Issue 7, 2013

Basurto Ona X, Rigau Comas D, Urrútia G. Opioids for acute pancreatitis pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD009179. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009179.pub2.

Withdrawn protocol: Kichenadasse G, Nott L, O'Neill S, Price T, Karapetis C, Leung JT. Adjuvant therapy for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD008336. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008336.

Issue 6, 2013

Poropat G, Giljaca V, Hauser G, Stimac D. Enteral nutrition formulations for acute pancreatitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010605. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010605.

Song H, Lu D, Zhu J. Long term proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use and incidence of gastric premalignant lesions (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010623. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010623.

Dong Z, Xu J, Wang Z, Petrov MS. Stents for the prevention of pancreatic fistula following pancreaticoduodenectomy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD008914. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008914.pub2.

Dutta AK, Goel A, Kirubakaran R, Chacko A. Nasogastric versus nasojejunal tube feeding for severe acute pancreatitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010582. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010582.

Nagrial A, Chantrill L, Chin V, Sjoquist K, O’Connor CA, Yip D. Pharmacologic and radiotherapeutic interventions for advanced pancreatic cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010584. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD010584.

Withdrawn protocol: Rostom A, Dube C, Jolicoeur E, Joyce JL, Muir K. Adverse gastrointestinal effects of COX-2 Inhibitors for inflammatory diseases (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD004519. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004519.pub2.

Dutta U, Yuan Y, Moayyedi P, Leontiadis GI. High dose versus standard dose proton pump inhibitor for short term management of erosive reflux oesophagitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010581. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010581.

Neumann I, Letelier LM, Rada G, Claro JC, Martin J, Howden CW, Yuan Y, Leontiadis GI. Comparison of different regimens of proton pump inhibitors for acute peptic ulcer bleeding. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD007999. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007999.pub2

Cheng Y, Yang C, Lin Y, Lu J, Wu S, Zhou R, Cheng N. Prophylactic abdominal drainage for pancreatic surgery (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010583. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010583.

Amended review: Rees JRE, Lao-Sirieix P, Wong A, Fitzgerald RC. Treatment for Barrett's oesophagus. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004060. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004060.pub2.

Tse F, Leontiadis GI, Yuan Y, Moayyedi P, Barkun A. Pancreatic duct guidewire placement for biliary cannulation for the prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010571. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010571. 

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