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More patient deaths associated with intragastric balloon weight-loss systems | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Clinicians should closely monitor patients with intragastric balloons for complications and explain symptoms that could be signs of serious or life-threatening problems, the FDA advised.

Weight-loss devices linked to patient deaths | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

In a letter to clinicians, the FDA noted five reports of unanticipated deaths that occurred from 2016 to the present in patients treated with liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems.

Spotlight on obesity treatments | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

Recent studies assessed the safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery and a medication to treat obesity, while the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its 2012 recommendations on behavioral interventions for adults with obesity.

Liraglutide associated with delayed gastric emptying, study finds | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot trial compared the effects of liraglutide and placebo on gastric motor function, satiation, satiety, and weight in obese patients over a 16-week period.

MKSAP quiz: History of heartburn | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a patient with heartburn that awakens him at night and is not completely relieved by over-the-counter antacids.

October 27, 2017 | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

ACP Gastroenterology Monthly delivers a monthly summary of news in gastroenterology and hepatology, including the latest research, clinical guidelines, and FDA drug actions.

Gastric bypass benefits persist over long-term follow-up, study finds | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

The authors said their study shows long-term durability of weight loss after bariatric surgery with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, as well as related improvements in type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and lipid levels.

Olmesartan may be associated with higher rate of enteropathy versus other ARBs | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

The association appeared to be stronger among patients ages 65 years and older, those who were treated for more than a year, and those with higher cumulative olmesartan doses.

MKSAP quiz: 2-month history of diarrhea | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

A 30-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-month history of diarrhea with three to five loose stools per day.

September 22, 2017 | ACP Gastroenterology Monthly

ACP Gastroenterology Monthly delivers a monthly summary of news in gastroenterology and hepatology, including the latest research, clinical guidelines, and FDA drug actions.

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