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One-Half of GERD Clinical Practice Guidelines Rated “Low”

Jun 15, 2022

High-quality clinical practice guidelines can help pediatric gastroenterologists make evidence-based decisions when treating patients with GERD. Gastroesophageal reflux (GER), in which gastric ...

Development and Validation of an Artificial Intelligence-Based Model to Predict Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease After Sleeve Gastrectomy.

May 23, 2022

Prediction of the onset of de novo gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) after sleeve gastrectomy (SG) would be helpful in decision-making and selection of the optimal bariatric procedure for every p...

Application of Convolutional Neural Networks for Diagnosis of Eosinophilic Esophagitis Based on Endoscopic Imaging.

May 16, 2022

Subjective symptoms associated with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), such as dysphagia, are not specific, thus the endoscopic identification of suggestive EoE findings is quite important for facilitati...

Single anastomosis sleeve jejunal (SAS-J) bypass as a treatment for morbid obesity, technique and review of 1986 cases and 6 Years follow-up. Retrospective cohort.

May 16, 2022

Santoro's operation is a sleeve gastrectomy with transit bipartition. The operation aims to maintain passage to the duodenum to minimize nutritional deficiency. This procedure is rapidly changed to si...

Proton pump inhibitors may reduce the efficacy of ribociclib and palbociclib in metastatic breast cancer patients based on an observational study.

May 09, 2022

Approximately 20-33% of all cancer patients are treated with acid-reducing agents (ARAs), most commonly proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), to reduce gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms. Palbociclib a...

Esophago-gastric Complications in Radiofrequency and Cryoballoon Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation.

May 02, 2022

Direct comparison studies about the incidence of esophago-gastric complications between radiofrequency (RF) and cryoballoon (CB) catheter ablation (CA) for atrial fibrillation (AF) have been scarce. W...

PAO1 Is Attracted to Bovine Bile in a Novel, Cystic Fibrosis-Derived Bronchial Epithelial Cell Model.

Apr 25, 2022

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a life-threatening, inherited, multi-organ disease that renders patients susceptible throughout their lives to chronic and ultimately deteriorating protracted pulmonary infecti...

Nutritional and Psychological Considerations for Dietary Therapy in Eosinophilic Esophagitis.

Apr 25, 2022

The step-up empiric elimination diet, starting from one/two food groups of most local allergens remains the current gold standard for a dietary approach in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) patients. Mil...

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Hiatal Hernia After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

Apr 18, 2022

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has shown good results in terms of weight loss and improvement of obesity-comorbidities, even though its effect on inducing new-onset gastroesophageal reflux dise...

Autoimmune Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein Astrocytopathy Presenting with Area Postrema Syndrome-Like Symptoms without Medulla Oblongata Lesions.

Apr 18, 2022

Autoimmune glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) astrocytopathy is a recently described steroid-responsive meningoencephalomyelitis positive for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) anti-GFAP antibody. Area pos...

Patient-reported experiences and views on the Cytosponge test: a mixed-methods analysis from the BEST3 trial.

Apr 11, 2022

The BEST3 trial demonstrated the efficacy and safety of the Cytosponge-trefoil factor 3, a cell collection device coupled with the biomarker trefoil factor 3, as a tool for detecting Barrett's oesopha...

Association Between Psychosocial Disorders and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Apr 04, 2022

The incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is increasing annually. Studies have suggested that psychosocial disorders may be linked to the development of GERD. However, studies evaluating...

Overview of health-related quality of life and toxicity of non-small cell lung cancer patients receiving curative-intent radiotherapy in a real-life setting (the REQUITE study).

Mar 28, 2022

Radiotherapy-induced toxicity may negatively impact health-related quality of life (HRQoL). This report investigates the impact of curative-intent radiotherapy on HRQoL and toxicity in early stage and...

Risk factors and clinical outcomes of acute esophageal necrosis: retrospective case series of a rare disease with "black" prognosis.

Mar 21, 2022

Acute esophageal necrosis is a rare syndrome classically characterized by black distal esophagus with a complex pathophysiology that usually involves a combination of esophageal ischemia, gastroesopha...

The utility of P53 immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus with indefinite for dysplasia.

Mar 14, 2022

Barrett's esophagus with indefinite for dysplasia (BE-IND) is a subjective diagnosis with a low interobserver agreement (IOA) among pathologists and uncertain clinical implications. This study aimed t...

[Pemphigus vulgaris with exclusive affectation in the esophagus: a case report].

Mar 14, 2022

Pemphigus vulgaris comprises a group of heterogeneous blistering autoimmune diseases of the skin and mucosa. Esophageal involvement within pemphigus vulgaris is rare with an uncertain prevalence that ...

Optimized Surveillance Intervals Following Endoscopic Eradication of Dysplastic Barrett's Esophagus: An International Cohort Study.

Mar 07, 2022

Recommended surveillance intervals following complete eradication of intestinal metaplasia (CE-IM) after endoscopic eradication therapy (EET) are largely not evidence-based. Utilizing recurrence rates...

Oxethazaine inhibits esophageal squamous cell carcinoma proliferation and metastasis by targeting aurora kinase A.

Feb 28, 2022

Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), a malignant neoplasm with high incidence, is a severe global public health threat. The current modalities used for treating ESCC include surgery, chemotherap...

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia.

Feb 28, 2022

Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) utilizes the principles of natural orifice transluminal surgery to create an operative tunnel within the submucosal space, perform an endoluminal esophagogastromyotom...

Finding relief for the self-conscious esophagus: laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery and the esophageal hypersensitivity and anxiety scale.

Feb 21, 2022

Measures of mood and effective coping strategies have notable correlations with quality of life and treatment responses. There is evidence that patients with previously diagnosed anxiety disorders hav...