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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Psoriasis risk spikes with anti-TNF use in children with inflammatory diseases

November 6, 2019
Children with either inflammatory bowel disease, chronic noninfectious osteomyelitis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis developed psoriasis at an…
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‘Downgrading’ acute-on-chronic liver failure improves post-LT survival

November 6, 2019
Improving acute-on-chronic liver failure grade from time of liver transplant listing to time of transplant enhanced posttransplant survival…
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New treatment approaches induce responses in unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

November 6, 2019
Chemotherapy combined with hepatic arterial infusion of floxuridine or with selective internal radiotherapy induced antitumor activity among patients…
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Higher liver fat in children raises cardio-metabolic risk regardless of BMI

November 6, 2019
Researchers determined that higher liver fat content independent of BMI correlated with an adverse cardio-metabolic risk profile among children…
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Guest commentary: FMT, ‘a life-saving therapy,’ needs physician, industry cooperation

November 6, 2019
In this guest commentary, Jessica Allegretti , MD, MPH, of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Crohn’s and Colitis
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Simplified treatment monitoring may be effective for certain HCV cases

November 5, 2019
Researchers discovered potential for a simplified monitoring schedule compared with standard monitoring among certain patients treated direct-acting…
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‘We are learning from this’: After death of FMT recipient, a warning about screening

October 30, 2019
In June, the FDA issued a safety alert after two patients who had received investigational fecal microbiota transplants in two separate clinical…
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Diet changes in young adults may quickly reduce depression symptoms

October 17, 2019
Short-term diet changes for young adults may significantly reduce depression symptoms, according to results from an Australian randomized controlled…
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HCV cure improves survival in post-DAA liver cancer development

October 16, 2019
Patients who developed hepatitis C-related hepatocellular carcinoma after achieving sustained virologic response with interferon-free direct-acting…
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External neurostimulation reduces pain scores in children with IBS

October 16, 2019
A non-invasive device that delivers neurostimulation to the external ear reduced pain scores and improved overall well-being in children with…