In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in gastroenterology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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Patients with COVID-19 GI symptoms experience delayed diagnosis, viral clearance

March 31, 2020
Patients who develop new-onset digestive symptoms, like diarrhea, after a possible exposure to COVID-19 should be suspected for the illness…
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Certain medical devices with FDA priority review have higher recall rates

March 31, 2020
High-risk, or class 3, medical devices that underwent FDA priority review had higher recall rates and less time on the market before serious recalls…
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Blood test detects dozens of cancer types, often before symptoms emerge

March 31, 2020
A novel blood test accurately detected more than 50 types of cancer with a specificity of 99.3%, according to results of the prospective Circulating…
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Diet, microbiota changes linked with minimal hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhosis

March 28, 2020
Changes in diet and microbiota were linked with minimal hepatic encephalopathy and hospitalizations in patients with cirrhosis from Mexico compared…
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Colon cancer relapse, death more common among children, young adults

March 27, 2020
Individuals aged 25 years and younger with colon cancer appeared to be at higher risk for relapse and death than their older adults, according to…
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Patients with celiac regularly exposed to gluten, even on a gluten-free diet

March 26, 2020
Testing for gluten immunogenic peptides in fecal and urine sample from patients with celiac disease revealed that these patients were frequently…
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Targeted therapy shows promise for HER2-mutant NSCLC, other solid tumors

March 25, 2020
The novel HER2-targeted antibody-drug conjugate fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki appeared active in a cohort of patients with various heavily…
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Early biologics linked with better Crohn’s outcomes

March 24, 2020
Early biologic treatment is associated with improved outcomes in patients with Crohn’s disease, according to study results. Ryan C
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PPIs linked to risk for kidney stones in women

March 23, 2020
Risk for kidney stones increased with use of proton pump inhibitors, according to data published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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Greater cumulative glucocorticoids dose confers risk for hypertension

March 23, 2020
High cumulative use of oral glucocorticoids was associated with excess incidence of hypertension, according to research published in the Canadian