Decreases in abundance of several taxa may be linked to increased risk for carbapenem-resistant P aeruginosa colonization-acquisition ICU patients.
To compare the incidence of hospitalization for upper GI tract bleeding, researchers used US Medicare beneficiary files to identify a cohort of patients that were ≥30 years old who initiated oral anticoagulation therapy with apixaban, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, or warfarin, with or without PPI cotherapy.
Low-dose imipramine, a tricyclic antidepressant, may benefit patients with functional dyspepsia that is unresponsive to proton pump inhibitors and prokinetic agents.
No benefits seen with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG or L. rhamnosus R0011 and L. helveticus R0052.
Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms and numerous gastrointestinal tumors have been linked to somatic gain-of-function GNAS mutations, which can lead to McCune-Albright syndrome.
A significant decline in rotavirus disease-associated hospitalization, emergency department visits, and physician office visits was demonstrated in children younger than 5 years following implementation of the rotavirus vaccine.
AGREE [A Working Group on PPI-REE) was convened to update the previously published guidelines on diagnostic criteria for eosinophilic esophagitis.
Antibiotic treatment for Helicobacter pylori in patients who underwent endoscopic resection of early-stage gastric cancer or high-grade adenoma is associated with a reduced rate of metachronous gastric cancer.
Primary gastrinomas of the hepatobiliary tract may occur in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndromeFebruary 15, 2018
Lymph nodes proximal to hepatic or biliary gastrinomas will likely require extraction as many in the surround region will have metastasized.
Investigators found more frequent appendicitis, appendectomy codes in the first week following colonoscopy than the next 51 weeks.
The data suggest possible variability across NOACs regarding gastrointestinal bleeding risk, with an increased risk associated with rivaroxaban and dabigatran.
Clinical pathway to improve care of acute gastroenteritis patients is associated with a sustained reduction in IV fluid use and length of stay in the pediatric emergency department.
Patients diagnosed with upper functional gastroenterology disorders often have irritable bowel syndromeSeptember 30, 2016
The risk factors for IBS-FD overlap deserve more concern, according to the authors.
Women with Crohn disease who use oral contraceptives for more than 1 year have an increased risk of surgery.
High gluten intake during the first 2 years of life was associated with an increased risk of celiac disease during childhood.
Norovirus is the leading cause of both sporadic and epidemic gastroenteritis worldwide.
Two new therapies to treat irritable bowel syndrome, eluxadoline and rifaximin, have been approved by the FDA.
Limited evidence and a lack of quality control for manufacturing practices cast doubt on the use of herbal medicines for gastrointestinal conditions.
Anal fissures can be confused with hemorrhoids in everyday primary practice but require their own treatment protocol.
Entyvio can be used to treat ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease in adults who did not have success with other treatments.
People with airway diseases are more likely to have inflammatory bowel disease.
Although women who took low-dose aspirin saw a small reduction of CVD and colorectal cancer risk, the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding increased.
Trends observed toward improvement in health-related quality of life and self-efficacy in children.
Prophylactic vancomycin twice per day has been effective in reducing the rate of C. difficile in high-risk patients aged 65 years and older.
Manufacturers are now subject to scrutiny and could be subject to regulatory action if gluten-free labels are not consistent with agency standards.
The rate of resistance to quinolone drugs in Salmonella typhi rose to 68% in 2012.
The FDA has approved vedolizumab for patients with inadequate response to conventional therapies.
Early monotherapy with such anti-TNF-alpha agents as infliximabor and adalimumab may produce better overall clinical and growth outcomes.
Colonoscopy results and assessment of diet, physical activity and bowel habits revealed no association between constipation and an increased risk of diverticulosis.
Intussusception risk is slightly higher in post-licensure studies than previously reported, but not enough to change clinical practice.