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Gastroenterology General

AIH in Children and Adolescents With NAFLD

Aug 23, 2022

There was debate over the clinical importance of autoantibody positivity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the absence of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH). In a juvenile cohort with biopsy-prov...

Pediatric LT Survival in ALGS is Comparable to BA

Aug 23, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to describe liver transplantation (LT) outcomes and cardiac disease symptoms in a current cohort of children with Alagille Syndrome (ALGS). In the project, the datab...

Long-Term Growth in AILD Treated Children & Young People with Daily Steroids

Aug 23, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to assess the long-term development of children and adolescents with autoimmune liver disease (AILD) who were receiving daily steroid treatment. The study was a retr...

HHRT Long-term Use with a Lower Risk of HRSP

Aug 19, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to review the data from a cross-sectional survey conducted between 2008 and 2016 on 1,384 women who had undergone screening-related colonoscopies. To estimate the compa...

Simvastatin is Effective in Treating Cirrhosis

Aug 19, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to perform a meta-analysis to examine the clinical effectiveness of simvastatin in patients suffering from liver cirrhosis. They searched the databases of PubMed, EMBAS...

BL–induced Ulcer Bleeding After Esophageal Varices Treatment

Aug 17, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate the frequency of bleeding from ulcers brought on by premature band slippage and find any possible contributing factors. They conducted a record review us...

Antiplatelet Medications: Bleeding & Decompensation Events

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate whether or not these drugs were linked to cirrhosis-related problems such as bleeding and portal hypertension. Using the IMS PharMetrics database, they w...

ERCP in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine whether or not patients with liver cirrhosis who underwent therapeutic or diagnostic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) had outcomes tha...

USMSTF Polypectomy Guidelines: Financial Implications

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to calculate the economic effect of accepting the US Multi-Society Task Force (USMSTF) polypectomy guidelines on the costs of physician reimbursement and disposable equ...

Gastrointestinal Symptoms and IBS in Symptomatic PTSD Individuals

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to describe the prevalence of IBS and other gastrointestinal problems in a sample of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and to investigate the connectio...

Gluten-induced Neurocognitive Impairment

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers picked up people with self-reported celiac disease (CD) and non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) and examined them for their neurocognitive symptoms related to gluten exposure...

UGIH Outcomes: Effect of Night-time ED Presentation

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to evaluate patients' presentations to the emergency department (ED) during the night on their outcomes after being admitted with severe upper gastrointestinal hemorrha...

PPI Prescribing & Monitoring Patterns Among GI Practitioners

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate the prevalence of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use among gastroenterology (GI) practitioners. An anonymous online survey was sent to gastroenterologists w...

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Adults: QPLs as a Communication Tool

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to adapt a preliminary Question prompt lists (QPL) developed by professionals, tailor-made for adults diagnosed with GERD, based on the viewpoints and opinions of patie...

Colitis Associated with Immunotherapy

Aug 12, 2022

Immune checkpoint inhibitors, often known as ICIs, have brought about a sea change in the treatment of a wide variety of cancers, namely advanced melanoma, non–small cell lung cancer, renal cell car...

Aspirin Use and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to conduct a meta-analysis to investigate the role aspirin plays in developing HCC. They searched for this information in PubMed and EMBASE until September 2021. The ou...

Risks of Abdominal Surgical Procedures in Cystic Fibrosis Adult Patients

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to use a national administrative database to study the trends of abdominal GI surgery and the postoperative outcomes among adult cystic fibrosis patients. They looked a...

Perioperative Quality Improvement Program: Decreasing Readmissions Following Ileostomy Creation

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to show that implementing a perioperative quality improvement program effectively reduced 30-day readmission rates after ileostomy creation. Compared to the national da...

Infection Rates & Individual Colorectal Surgical Site Infection Reduction Bundle Elements

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to see if there was a connection between how often individual elements of a surgical site infection reduction bundle were used and infection rates. The study took place...

Emergent and Urgent Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to find out how many people had surgery for ulcerative Colitis in the United States. The study looked at data from the American College of Surgeons National Quality Imp...