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Analysis of GEMINI 1 data of Entyvio (vedolizumab) in ulcerative colitis published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Takeda

Takeda Pharmaceutical announced that an exploratory analysis of the GEMINI 1 data, evaluating Entyvio (vedolizumab) therapy in patients with ulcerative...

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Review published in The Lancet concludes that lowering cholesterol by statin therapy prevents cardiovascular events.

A review from Professor Rory Collins, Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU), University of Oxford. is published in The Lancet and...

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Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: the next global epidemic?

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is the progressive form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and is the most common cause of liver...

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Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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LAL-D

Could you correctly diagnose and treat lysosomal acid lipase deficiency?

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Guidelines

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of benign liver tumours

Benign liver tumours are a heterogeneous group of lesions with different cellular origins, as summarized by an international panel of...

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gallstones

Gallstones or cholelithiasis are a major public health problem in Europe and other developed countries and affect up to 20%...

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EASL–EASD–EASO Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

The Clinical Practice Guidelines propose recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) patients and...

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Journal articles

Relationship between timing of endoscopy and mortality in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding: a nationwide cohort study.

The optimal timing of endoscopy in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding (PUB) remains unclear. The aim of this study was to examine the association between timing of endoscopy and mortality in PUB.

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Long-Term Recurrence Rates of Peptic Ulcers without Helicobacter pylori.

The purpose of this study is to investigate the recurrence rate of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) over a long follow-up period with PUD patients without Helicobacter pylori.

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Association between ulcer site and outcome in complicated peptic ulcer disease: a Danish nationwide cohort study.

Mortality rates in complicated peptic ulcer disease are high. This study aimed to examine the prognostic importance of ulcer site in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding (PUB) and perforated peptic ulcer (PPU).

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Clinical trials

Rovalpituzumab Tesirine in Delta-Like Protein 3-Expressing Advanced Solid Tumors

To assess the safety and tolerability of rovalpituzumab tesirine in subjects with specific delta-like protein 3-expressing advanced solid tumors.

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Prove of Concept Study, to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of IBEROGAST in the Treatment of Bowel Troubles in Patients With Parkinson's Disease (PHYTOPARK)

The main objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of STW5 Iberogast, over a 28-day period, for the...

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Effects of Continuous Bilateral QL Analgesia After Open Abdominal Surgery

Eligible patients will be randomized 1:1 without stratification to bilateral continuous QL catheters with local anesthetic continuous infusion (QL block...

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Blog Posts

Yuli Pramana

Choosing Between Endoscopic Sclerotherapy And Endoscopic Ligation For Esophageal Varices

Posted 1 year ago

Endoscopic Sclerotherapy (ES) and Endoscopic Ligation (EL) were accepted in the treatment of esophageal varices bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis. EL seemed to be superior to ES. If EL was difficult then ES should be performed.

CME

Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study

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A case of bleeding oesophageal varices

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Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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