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For colonoscopy prep, low-volume, same-day dosing appears as effective as split dosing

A randomized trial of three polyethylene glycol regimens found that more patients tolerated and were willing to repeat low-volume same-day or split-dose prep compared to high-volume split-dose regimens.
https://gastroenterology.acponline.org/archives/2020/08/28/3.htm
28 Aug 2020

Risk and severity of NAFLD differ in men and women

Women have a significantly lower risk of developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) but a higher risk of developing advanced fibrosis from NAFLD, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
https://gastroenterology.acponline.org/archives/2020/05/22/3.htm
22 May 2020

Liver cancer diagnosis delayed in almost half of veterans with cirrhosis

Failure to follow guidelines, diagnostic imaging without alpha-fetoprotein measurement, and diagnosis from an incidental finding were all associated with a delay of more than 60 days between a red flag for hepatocellular carcinoma and a diagnosis, a retrospective study found.
https://gastroenterology.acponline.org/archives/2020/07/24/2.htm
24 Jul 2020

Antibiotics may not reduce length of stay in patients hospitalized for uncomplicated diverticulitis

A randomized trial found that median length of hospital stay was 40.0 hours in the antibiotic group and 45.8 hours in the placebo group, with no significant between-group differences in adverse events or readmissions.
https://gastroenterology.acponline.org/archives/2020/04/24/2.htm
24 Apr 2020

PPIs in patients receiving anticoagulation may not reduce upper GI events

There was no significant difference in upper GI events between a pantoprazole group and a placebo group, although pantoprazole was associated with significantly reduced bleeding of gastroduodenal lesions, an industry-funded study found.
https://gastroenterology.acponline.org/archives/2019/05/24/3.htm
24 May 2019

Recommendations updated on surveillance after colonoscopy and polypectomy

New evidence supports closer follow-up for some patients and less surveillance for others, according to a task force of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
https://gastroenterology.acponline.org/archives/2020/02/28/2.htm
28 Feb 2020

Internists may overestimate risks of PPIs, survey suggests

A survey of internists showed that 79% inappropriately recommended stopping proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) in a prevention scenario focusing on high-risk upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
https://gastroenterology.acponline.org/archives/2020/02/28/3.htm
28 Feb 2020

More concentrated care linked to adverse outcomes in patients with cirrhosis

A retrospective cohort study looked at patients with cirrhosis who were enrolled in Medicare and had had more than four outpatient visits over 180 days.
https://gastroenterology.acponline.org/archives/2020/01/24/2.htm
24 Jan 2020

Model may help identify inpatients with inadequate colon cleansing

Odds of inadequate cleansing were higher in patients who were bedridden or constipated, those with diabetes, those taking antipsychotic drugs, and those hospitalized for seven days or longer.
https://gastroenterology.acponline.org/archives/2020/03/27/3.htm
27 Mar 2020

C. diff colonization more common in patients living near livestock

Testing for Clostridioides difficile at one Wisconsin hospital found higher risk for colonization among hematology-oncology patients but an association of residential proximity to livestock farms and colonization only among patients admitted to other units.
https://gastroenterology.acponline.org/archives/2020/01/24/3.htm
24 Jan 2020

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