Menopausal hormone therapy should not be used in women with decompensated liver function, Budd-Chiari syndrome, or hepatocellular adenomas, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) said, among other recommendations.
Participation was higher and more colorectal cancer (CRC) and advanced adenomas were detected with repeated fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) compared to sigmoidoscopy, although the risks of perforation and bleeding were comparable.
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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
Using clinical variables identified from simple machine learning in a cirrhosis mortality model produced a new score that was more transparent than a commonly used version of the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease, a study found.
Opioid-induced constipation differs mechanistically from other forms of the disorder, and its medical management deserves dedicated attention, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) said.
The American Gastroenterological Association said that diagnosis of seronegative celiac disease, the most common cause of seronegative enteropathy, can be complicated by misinterpretation of histological findings, insufficient serological testing,
The CDC called for hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing of both the patient and exposed personnel as soon as possible after an exposure incident, preferably within 48 hours.
The American Gastroenterological Association recommended that probiotics be used to treat patients with Clostridioides difficile infection, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, or irritable bowel syndrome only in the context of a clinical trial.
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease were diagnosed with dementia an average of seven years earlier than matched controls in a Taiwanese study.