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Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients Have Good Long-Term Survival

Twenty-year survival after pediatric liver transplantation (LT) can be expected to be close to 80%, according to a new study.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Alcohol and Processed Meat Link to Stomach Cancer

An analysis from the World Cancer Research Fund has found "strong evidence" that alcohol and processed meats can cause stomach cancer.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Anti-TNF Drug and Antidrug Antibody Level Monitoring in IBD

Can monitoring of anti-TNF drug levels help patients achieve stable remission of Crohn disease or ulcerative colitis?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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New Data Endorse Use of Hepatitis C-Positive Liver Donors

A hepatitis C-positive liver can be a safe option for patients infected with hepatitis C on the transplant wait list, new research shows, but should not be used for uninfected patients.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Sofosbuvir Safe, Effective in Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplant Patients

Antiviral regimens containing sofosbuvir are well tolerated and effectively treat recurrent hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in patients with liver transplants, according to researchers in Canada.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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First Evidence That Hep C Drugs Curb Liver Transplants

Patients are being delisted from liver transplant wait lists because of direct-acting antiviral therapy, investigators report, but there are no long-term data to predict their future, experts caution.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Dietary Interventions in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

What are some of the dietary interventions that could potentially help improve the symptoms of IBS?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Mum tells of shock at five-year-old's rotten teeth - BBC News

Mother of two, Dr Rachel Maynard, tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme of her shock and embarrassment after discovering her five-year-old son needed two rotten teeth removed.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Topical Steroids vs. PPIs for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

How do proton pump inhibitors measure up to topical steroids in the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Children in England missing school due to poor teeth - BBC News

More than 100 operations a day are being carried out in hospitals in England to remove rotten teeth from children and teenagers.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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How useful is the pediatric appendicitis score in adolescent females?

You will undoubtedly see a patient with right lower quadrant abdominal pain in the near future. One of the most challenging patient populations to evaluate are adolescent females with RLQ pain. Why? Because of the ovaries of course! Their presence adds to the differential diagnosis and thus, female patients often require more testing to make the diagnosis.  
pemcincinnati.com
over 3 years ago
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FDA Clears First Blood-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening Test

The Epi proColon test is indicated for CRC screening in average-risk patients who opt not to be screened by colonoscopy or a stool-based fecal immunochemical test.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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200 Upper GI Endoscopies ‘Appropriate’ Requirement for Competency

The requirement of 200 esophago-gastro-duodenoscopies (EGDs) to achieve competency, as defined by the unassisted ability to pass the endoscope into the second part of the duodenum, seems reasonable, according to an analysis of the U.K. national training database.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Patient Simulations of Difficult Cases of Ulcerative Colitis CME

: Review the assessment of colectomy risk in patients with UC  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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US panel recommends low dose aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer

The US Preventive Services Task Force has recommended low dose aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer in adults aged 50 to 59 years who are at high risk of cardiovascular disease.  
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over 3 years ago
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US panel recommends low dose aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer

The US Preventive Services Task Force has recommended low dose aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer in adults aged 50 to 59 years who are at high risk of cardiovascular disease.  
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over 3 years ago
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US panel recommends low dose aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer

The US Preventive Services Task Force has recommended low dose aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer in adults aged 50 to 59 years who are at high risk of cardiovascular disease.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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US panel recommends low dose aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer

The US Preventive Services Task Force has recommended low dose aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer in adults aged 50 to 59 years who are at high risk of cardiovascular disease.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Esophagus Regeneration Successful in Human Patient

Metal stents plus an acellular matrix and autologous platelet-rich plasma regenerated functional esophageal epithelium over a 5-cm gap and enabled the patient to eat normally.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago