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In chronic severe functional constipation, electroacupuncture increased complete spontaneous bowel movements

Patients undergoing electroacupuncture experienced a change from baseline in mean complete spontaneous bowel movements per week during the treatment period, and treatment effects were even greater after patients stopped attending the sessions.
27 Jan 2017

In uncomplicated, left-sided acute diverticulitis, observation did not differ from antibiotics for recovery

At 6-month follow-up, no differences were found in time to recovery, readmission, development of complications, or mortality in patients assigned to observation or those assigned to antibiotics.
24 Feb 2017

Glasgow Blatchford score predicted intervention or death better than 4 other prediction models in upper GI bleeding

Commentary authors writing in ACP Journal Club said the findings add to a growing body of literature that supports the use of the Glasgow Blatchford score for selecting low-risk patients who can safely be discharged from the ED (with a minimal false-negative rate).
28 Apr 2017

In C difficile infection, adding IV bezlotoxumab to standard antibiotics reduced recurrence at 12 weeks

A commentary in ACP Journal Club noted that it would be reasonable to consider fidaxomicin or bezlotoxumab in patients at high risk for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection or in those for whom recurrence could have devastating consequences.
26 May 2017

Review: In chronic hepatitis C virus infection, oral direct-acting antivirals have high sustained virologic response

A commentary in ACP Journal Club noted that while screening and treating all patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) would be cost-effective and probably cost-saving, some payers are still resistant.
28 Jul 2017

Review: In adult inpatients with mild or moderate acute pancreatitis, early feeding may reduce length of stay

A commentary in ACP Journal Club said the findings reinforce the recommended strategy of attempting early oral feeding in patients with mild acute pancreatitis using a low-fat solid diet as the first meal.
27 Oct 2017

Colonoscopy outreach increased CRC screening more than FIT outreach; both were better than usual care

Those choosing screening tests may need to start considering the feasibility of achieving all related downstream actions as well as sensitivity, false-positive rates, safety, and cost, an ACP Journal Club commentary said.
26 Jan 2018

In IBS with constipation, plecanatide reduced abdominal pain and increased bowel movements at 12 wk

Clinical judgment will be needed to determine whether the relatively modest improvement in outcomes will be important to patients for whom the drug is considered, according to an accompanying ACP Journal Club commentary.
27 Jul 2018

After surgery for stage II or III colorectal cancer, more vs less frequent follow-up did not differ for 5-year mortality

The findings help clarify the ideal process for surveillance of clinical recurrence of colorectal cancer, an ACP Journal Club commentary said.
26 Oct 2018

In primary biliary cholangitis, adding bezafibrate to ursodeoxycholic acid increased complete biochemical response

Bezafibrate is currently unavailable in the U.S., but fenofibrate can be offered off-label in these patients with close monitoring of adverse effects, an ACP Journal Club commentary said.
26 Oct 2018

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