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In uncomplicated acute appendicitis, 61% of patients initially treated with antibiotics had not had appendectomy at 5 years

While delay of surgery was not associated with major complications, potential candidates for nonsurgical management of uncomplicated acute appendicitis should be chosen carefully, an ACP Journal Club commentary said.
25 Jan 2019

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

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

In Barrett esophagus, high- vs low-dose esomeprazole improved clinical outcomes; aspirin vs no aspirin did not

The safety of high-dose proton-pump inhibitor therapy is probably acceptable, but the addition of aspirin carries more risk, has less evidence on efficacy, and needs an individualized approach, an ACP Journal Club commentary said.
28 Dec 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

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 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

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

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

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