Although this study highlights a potential role of HPV status in the prognosis of esophageal adenocarcinoma, “ the use of HPV as a predictive marker for treatment remains unproven,” an accompanying commentary
Endoscopic eradication therapy plus reflux control associated with decreased Barrett's recurrence rates
Standard reflux management protocol involved initial consultation that emphasized reflux control and proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) adherence, initiation or continuation of PPI therapy as described, medication reconciliation and assessment or
Included trials evaluated an exclusion diet versus an alternative or usual diet and assessed improvement in either global symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or abdominal pain.
Significant bleeding occurred in 2.5% of the patients on warfarin and 0.6% of the patients on non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs).
A recent meta-analysis looked at randomized clinical trials that examined the effect of thiazolidinediones on liver histology in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
Data from the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System and the Quest Diagnostics Health Trends database were used to estimate the incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among women ages 15 to 44 years and children ages 2 to 13 years.
Additionally, our results highlight the potential clinical utility of echocardiography for assessing NAFLD-related HF risk.
Researchers at three Australian hospitals assigned patients with active ulcerative colitis to receive fecal microbiota transplant infusions from three to seven unrelated donors or placebo infusions.