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Gastric bypass surgery leads to improved strength, physical performance

January 16, 2019
In the Journals

Breath tests help identify treatable conditions in patients with suspected functional dyspepsia

December 11, 2018
Hydrogen breath tests could help diagnose treatable conditions in patients with suspected functional dyspepsia, according to research published in Digestion. …
In the Journals

PPI co-therapy reduces upper GI bleeding hospitalizations among patients on oral anticoagulants

December 4, 2018
The incidence of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding for patients taking an anticoagulant was lower among patients who were also taking a proton…
In the Journals

Nonoperative management of appendicitis offers short-term benefits, but long-term risks

November 15, 2018
Although nonoperative management could offer patients with acute uncomplicated appendicitis an alternative to surgery, the long-term complications and costs that come…
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Cirrhosis and Hepatic Encephalopathy – Managing Their Consequences and Complications

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Salix Pharmaceuticals, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC.

Cirrhosis, or advanced fibrosis of the liver, can lead to serious health sequelae or death. However, substantial…
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Question 24: A 65-Year-Old Male On Plavix Following A Recent Mi And Coronary Stenting Was Seen In The Er With Fever, Pain, Jaundice, And A Wbc Of 18,000. Us Showed A Dilated Bile Duct Of 15 Mm And A Gallbladder Full Of Stones. Mrcp Revealed A 15-Mm Stone In The Distal Cbd. What Would You Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: Insulin therapy unnecessary more than 5 years after bariatric surgery

November 7, 2017
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