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An analysis of U.S. veterans with and without cirrhosis who were tested for SARS-CoV-2 this spring found a 30-day mortality rate of 17.1% in patients with both conditions, compared to 2.3% in those with neither COVID-19 nor cirrhosis.
December 2020

Previous gastroenteritis may be associated with later risk for IBD

In this Swedish case-control study, any previous GI infection and previous bacterial, parasitic, and viral GI infection were associated with higher risk for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) versus controls.
November 2018


Patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who had been randomized to receive remote cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) had lower symptom severity scores than those who had received usual care, according to follow-up data from a British trial.
September 2019

8 weeks of ledipasvir/sofosbuvir may be effective for genotype 1 hepatitis C

The therapy should be considered in patients with genotype 1 infection who are treatment-naive, do not have cirrhosis, and have a pretreatment viral load below 6,000,000 IU/mL, a study found.
March 2017

Intensive fecal microbiota transplant may improve outcomes in active ulcerative colitis

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.
February 2017


An analysis of participants in the Nurses' Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study found that more frequent bowel movements appear to be a risk factor for subsequent diverticulitis in both men and women.
January 2021


Among other statements, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases said that modifiable risk factors for bleeding, such as use of antithrombotic drugs, should be identified and corrected before procedures in patients with cirrhosis.
December 2020

GI safety profile varies among direct oral anticoagulants

Three propensity-matched cohorts of patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation who had incident exposure to dabigatran, rivaroxaban, or apixaban were compared.
January 2017


A Korean cohort study did not find any association between use of proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2, but current use was associated with higher risk of a composite endpoint that included ICU admission, mechanical
August 2020


Active choice interventions in an EHR prompted an increase in ordering of cancer screenings but not patient follow-through, while physicians who themselves underwent colorectal cancer (CRC) screening had more patients do so as well.
November 2019

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