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Interval cancer after screening colonoscopy more common in black patients than in white patients | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Adjusting for the physicians' detection rate did not alter the differences in risk associated with race/ethnicity, the study noted.

ACP, CDC issue best practice advice on HBV | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Clinicians should screen for hepatitis B virus (HBV) in patients at high risk, such as those born in countries where the HBV prevalence is 2% or higher, men who have sex with men, patients who require immunosuppressive therapy, or patients with

Penicillin allergy associated with risk of MRSA, C. diff, due to use of other antibiotics | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Systematically addressing penicillin allergies may be an important public health strategy to reduce the incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile among patients with a documented penicillin allergy.

Guideline recommends colorectal cancer screening starting at age 45 | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Adults should be screened with either a high-sensitivity stool-based test or a structural (visual) examination, depending on patient preference and test availability, the guideline said.

Tailored thresholds for FIT may increase colorectal cancer detection | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Rates of cancer detection and the number of positive test results per cancer case detected varied significantly by age and sex, which suggests that modifying positivity thresholds by subgroups might optimize screening program performance.

Long-term PPIs after H. pylori triple therapy associated with doubled stomach cancer risk | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

An observational study drew no firm conclusions about cause and effect, and proton-pump inhibitors are still generally considered safe.

Mailing fecal immunochemical tests to patients due for colorectal cancer screening increased screening uptake | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Compared with usual care clinics, intervention clinics had a significantly higher adjusted clinic-level proportion of participants who completed a mailed fecal immunochemical test and more participants who completed any colorectal cancer screening.

IDSA issues updated guidelines on infectious diarrhea | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Among the recommendations, physicians should obtain a detailed clinical exposure history from all people with diarrhea, and patients who have fever or bloody diarrhea should be evaluated for enteropathogens that may respond to antimicrobial agents.

Guidance issued on evaluation, treatment of hemorrhoids | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Primary first-line therapy for patients with symptomatic hemorrhoid disease should typically include dietary modification to ensure adequate fluid and fiber intake and counseling on defecation habits, the guidelines said.

October 26, 2018 | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

ACP Gastroenterology Monthly delivers a monthly summary of news in gastroenterology and hepatology, including the latest research, clinical guidelines, and FDA drug actions.

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