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PPI prophylaxis didn't affect 90-day mortality rates among ICU patients

An accompanying editorial described the study's secondary outcome findings as difficult to interpret but noted that the study highlights the low prevalence of gastrointestinal bleeding in modern ICUs.
October 2018

AGA issues guideline on opioid-induced constipation

Opioid-induced constipation differs mechanistically from other forms of the disorder, and its medical management deserves dedicated attention, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) said.
October 2018

Boxed warning added to liver disease drug

The FDA announced on Feb. 1 that it will add a new boxed warning to highlight the correct dosing for obeticholic acid (Ocaliva). ... The new warning will highlight current screening, dosing, and monitoring recommendations in the prescribing information
February 2018

ACP Gastroenterology Monthly introduces editorial advisory board

ACP Gastroenterology Monthly is pleased to introduce its editorial advisory board.
March 2017

Antidepressants and psychological therapies reduce IBS symptoms, meta-analysis finds

Psychological therapies were effective for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) when delivered in person, whereas therapy that was self-administered, internet-based, or provided with minimal contact did not yield significant benefit.
September 2018

Antidepressants may mitigate link between inflammatory bowel disease and depression

Patients with depression had more than double the risk of developing Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis over a median follow-up of more than six years.
October 2018

Rates of HDV co-infection may be higher than previously estimated

Patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis D virus (HDV) co-infection have the most severe form of viral hepatitis and are at much higher risk for cirrhosis and hepatocellular cancer than patients with HBV infection alone.
September 2018

Scores to predict outcomes of upper GI bleeding compared

Researchers calculated three pre-endoscopy scores—admission Rockall, AIMS65, and Glasgow Blatchford—and two postendoscopy scores—full Rockall and PNED.
January 2017

Beta-blocker monotherapy may be preferred for primary prophylaxis of esophageal variceal bleeding

Guidelines currently recommend nonselective beta-blockers or variceal band ligation for primary prevention of variceal bleeding based on similar efficacy, but survival benefit may be better with the former treatment.
August 2018

Patients with stable Barrett's esophagus may need less surveillance, study finds

The results could influence the number of endoscopies performed or extend the time between them, the authors noted.
September 2018

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