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2 hrs ago | MedicineNet

Rifaximin (Xifaxan) for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Treatment

Dr. Anand received MBBS degree from Medical College Amritsar, University of Punjab.

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Related Topix: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicine, Health, World News, India,

9 hrs ago | GastroHep.com

Predicting resistance to high-dose fluticasone in eosinophilic esophagitis

A study in August's issue of Gastroenterology evaluates the efficacy, dose reduction, and resistance to high-dose fluticasone in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Business awards: Week of July 28

1 in Kentucky for 2014-15, according to U.S. News & World Report. Baptist Health Lexington is a general medical and surgical hospital that performed nearly at the level of nationally ranked U.S. News Best Hospitals in 10 adult specialties, including diabetes and endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology and GI surgery; geriatrics; ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Endocrinology, Medicine, Otolaryngology, Urology

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Patel joins West Tennessee GastroPatel joins West Tennessee...

Patel joins West Tennessee Gastro Gastroenterologist Mihir K. Patel, MD, MSc, joined the staff at 27 Medical Center Drive Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/money/business/2014/07/26/patel-joins-west-tennessee-gastro/13231871/ Gastroenterologist Mihir K. Patel, MD, MSc, joined the West Tennessee Gastro staff at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Tennessee, University of Louisville

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Beckers ASC Review

Young Gastroenterologists: The Essential Skills to Thrive in Healthcare Today

Established gastroenterologists and fellows offer their thoughts on what skills young GI physicians need to succeed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allen, MD, Yale University, Canada,

Beckers ASC Review

Putting the 10-Year Follow-Up Colonoscopy Guideline to the Test: 5 Things to Know

In a recent study published in the journal Gastroenterology researchers put forth the idea that the 10-year interval recommendation between colonoscopy screenings for average risk patients can have negative results.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

Sometimes there is no substitute for a face to face visit with a doctor

A 32-year-old woman recently came to see me for an opinion on stomach pain. Why would I refuse to see her again? Abdominal pain is an everyday occurrence for a gastroenterologist.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Hispanic Business

Studies from Cleveland Clinic Update Current Data on Gastroenterology ...

In total, 34 women underwent upper abdominal SABR using a robotic Cyberknife of the 34 women manifested grade 2 or higher post-therapy gastrointestinal adverse events.

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Beckers ASC Review

6 Recent GI Field Partnerships

Here are six gastroenterology field partnerships and collaborations that have been announced during the past two months.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Esophageal Cancer, Health, Knoxville, TN

GastroHep.com

Capsule endoscopy a promising diagnostic tool for obscure-overt gastrointestinal bleeding

This month's Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology evaluates the role of capsule endoscopy in the evaluation and treatment of obscure-overt gastrointestinal bleeding during daily clinical practice.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The News-Star

Local gastroenterologist participates in landmark study

When local gastroenterologist Dr. Raj Bhandari started his career 20 years ago the cure rate for Hepatitis C Virus was 6 percent, but advances in medicine now offer patients a 99 percent cure rate.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Monroe, LA, Infectious Diseases

Albany Times Union

Albany Med practice adds Schenectady doctor's group

The group, to be known as the Albany Med Community Division of Gastroenterology, will continue to practice at its current location at 2147 Eastern Parkway.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Medicine, Schenectady County, NY

Business Journal

Birmingham Gastroeneterology Associates expands to two Baptist Health locations

Princeton Baptist Medical Center and Baptist Health Center Hoover now offer the services of Birmingham Gastroeneterology Associates, a clinic of 15 gastroenterologists that treat patients with pancreatitis, inflammatory bowel disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease and liver disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Statin use decreases the risk of Barrett's esophagus

Statins, a class of drugs commonly used to lower cholesterol levels, significantly reduce a patient's risk of developing Barrett's esophagus, according to a new study in Gastroenterology , the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Baylor College of Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Beckers ASC Review

11 Gastroenterologists Making the News

Here are new gastroenterologists who made headlines within the past two weeks. Six American Gastroenterologist Association physician leaders traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Alliance of Specialty Medicine's annual legislative fly-in.

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Related Topix: Medicine, North Carolina

Mon Jul 21, 2014

GastroHep.com

Cognitive behavioral therapy in female nursing students with IBS

A study in the latest issue of the European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology evaluates the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy in female nursing students with irritable bowel syndrome.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Health

Portland Tribune

Legacy to build outpatient services facility at Mount Hood Medical Center

Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center will begin construction this summer on a three-story medical office building and outpatient services center.

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Beckers ASC Review

4 Statistics on Gi Case Volume by Asc or

Gastroenterology is one of the most common ambulatory surgery center specialties, but how does the volume of GI fluctuate based on ASC size? Here are four statistics on GI/endoscopy volume as a percentage of total cases by number of operating rooms, according to VMG Health 's 2012 Intellimarker Ambulatory Surgical Center Financial & Operational ... (more)

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Medical News

Study: Dietary elimination is successful method of treatment for adults with EoE

Dietary elimination is a successful method of treatment for adults with eosinophilic esophagitis , according to a new study1 in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

GastroHep.com

Mortality in IBD patients under 65 years of age

A study in July's issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology assessed mortality in inflammatory bowel disease patients under 65 years of age.

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