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GPOEM improves gastroparesis symptoms, QOL

GPOEM improves gastroparesis symptoms, QOL
August 11, 2017

Gastric per-oral endoscopic pyloromyotomy, or GPOEM, resulted in overall improvement in gastroparesis symptoms, as well as improved gastric emptying and quality of life, according to recent study data.

Healio Gastroenterology reported preliminary findings from this study at ACG 2016, and expanded data have now been published in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

In the Journals

'Normal' bowel habits differ between men, women

August 9, 2017
For the first time, researchers characterized normal bowel habits for adults in the United States. For normal bowel frequency, they confirmed the commonly accepted…
In the Journals

GERD diagnostics, use of surgery ‘highly variable’ in infants

August 8, 2017
A new study showed “notable variation” in the overall use of antireflux surgery in infants with GERD, and in the surgical approach and diagnostic testing…
FDA News

Saliva-based GERD test registered with FDA, will launch in US this year

August 7, 2017
RD Biomed has registered Peptest, a noninvasive device that diagnoses GERD by using antibodies to detect the gastric enzyme pepsin in saliva, sputum or exhaled…
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The Transplant Patient with HCV Infection

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HCV-associated liver disease necessitates the need for liver transplantation more than any other condition. This…
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Chapter 36: Management of Acute and Chronic Pouchitis

From Ulcerative Colitis: The Complete Guide to Medical Management
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Biosimilars in the US

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