Gastroenterology Advisor spoke to Dr. Robert McLean, President of the American College of Physicians (ACP), and Dr. Timothy Wilt, Chair of ACP’s Clinical Guidelines Committee to address several of these questions from the Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidance Statement.
There is a prevalence of conflicts of interest and lack of transparency of reporting conflicts of interest in gastroenterology guideline authors.
-Patients who restart their blood thinners after a gastrointestinal bleed have a lower risk for dying within the next 2 years even though they have a higher risk for recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding.
For both patients with ulcerative colitis and those with Crohn disease, psychiatric diagnoses were more common in those who were elderly (greater than 65 years old), women, and white, and those with psychiatric conditions more frequently had a history of alcohol abuse, tobacco and substance abuse, personality disorder, and corticosteroid use.
Men with ulcerative colitis may be particularly at risk for prostate cancer, according to researchers.
Guidelines address preendoscopic, endoscopic, and pharmacologic management.
Study provides a portrait of wild-type AAV infection in the liver with an identification of molecular forms, viral genotypes, viral integrations, and helper virus relationship and with AAV insertions positive selected during HCC development on noncirrhotic liver, which challenges the concept of AAV as nonpathogenic.
The human gut microbiota has been identified as a metabolic organ having a significant effect on host metabolism.
Studies present promising therapeutic options to reduce recurrent CDI, as well as strategies to improve favorable economic outcomes.
A recent review published in the journal Pharmacotherapy summarizes recommendations for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection in special patient populations.