One study found a higher adenoma detection rate in patients who underwent computer-aided detection compared to standard colonoscopy, while another found that artificial intelligence did not improve identification of advanced colorectal neoplasias.
22 Sep 2023
Patients with a hemoglobin concentration on fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) in the range directly below the positive result cutoff had significantly increased risk of adenoma on follow-up screening compared to those with lower results, a new analysis from Germany found.
17 Nov 2023
Major changes to guidance on hepatitis C virus (HCV) include an emphasis on universal screening, new recommendations for managing incomplete treatment adherence, and expansion of treatment eligibility, among others.
23 Jun 2023
While patients who took proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) from mid- to late life had a modestly higher risk of dementia in late life versus nonusers, shorter-term use was not associated with increased risk.
25 Aug 2023
An update of ACP's 2019 guidance statement on the topic suggests that clinicians start screening for colorectal cancer in asymptomatic average-risk adults at age 50 years and consider not screening those between the ages of 45 and 49 years.
25 Aug 2023
The highest proportion of hepatitis C virus (HCV) cure or clearance among all age groups and payers was 49% among commercially insured patients ages 60 years and older, a study found.
28 Jul 2023
Removing milk, wheat, soy, eggs, tree nuts/peanuts, and fish/shellfish from one's diet and then gradually reintroducing these food categories identified a single food trigger for 69% of participating patients with eosinophilic esophagitis, a retrospective study found.
26 Aug 2022
The diagnostic approach to celiac disease in adults using serological and histologic data remains unchanged from the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 2013 clinical guidelines.
27 Jan 2023
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has changed its guidance to encourage clinicians to offer the vaccine to adult patients, rather than target those with risk factors or wait for it to be requested.
22 Apr 2022
A study of patients ages 65 years and older found that 58.1% of those with life expectancy of less than five years and no polyps or only small hyperplastic polyps were told to return for future surveillance, as were 74.8% of those with life expectancy of five to 10 years.
24 Mar 2023