GASTROENTEROLOGY INFORMATION CENTER
The recommendations have been published in the AGA's official journal, Gastroenterology.
Recommendations include clinician education, use of gastric pH measurement, radiographs.
The consumption of dietary gluten was not associated with microscopic colitis risk in patients without celiac disease.
Stool burden can be a particularly challenging aspect of colonoscopies, making potentially cancerous lesions easier to miss.
In older patients who complain of fever and lower abdominal pain, consider diverticulitis, especially if the patient has a previous diagnosis of diverticulosis.
A 90-year-old woman with a history of coronary disease and gallstones presents to the emergency department with generalized abdominal pain that started suddenly about 7 hours prior.
Some include mechanical complications, central vascular access complications, and compatibility issues.