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Component of I.V. drips may reduce acute injury to organs, including the heart
Yale researchers have found that the lactate component of a common saline solution used in hospitals may have anti-inflammatory effects that can reduce injury to major organs.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Dr. Lee was born in Shanghai, China, and received his college and medical training in the United States.
Mortality with bleeding Mallory-Weiss syndrome is similar to that of peptic ulcer bleeding.
Mortality in high-risk patients with bleeding MalloryA-Weiss syndrome is similar to that of peptic ulcer bleeding, finds this month's issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology.
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Synthetic Biologics Names Dr. Mark Pimentel Chairman of IBS Advisory Board
Synthetic Biologics appointed gastroenterologist Mark Pimentel, MD, chairman of its new irritable bowel syndrome clinical advisory board.
Liver stiffness is associated with risk of decompensation, liver...
Liver stiffness is associated with risk of decompensation, liver cancer, and death in patients with chronic liver diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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New ultrasonic technology gives doctors versatile tool
Ghostly shadows whisper behind circular, concentric lines. The interminable grays and blacks are a language to Dr. Bret Spier, who reads them on printed tape about four inches wide.
Novel prognostic score for patients with cirrhosis admitted to ICU
This month's issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology reports on a calibrated prognostic model for patients with cirrhosis admitted to the intensive care unit, as compared with current models.
Website information on colon cancer too complex, fails to address key concerns
Popular web information on colorectal cancer is too difficult for most lay people to read and doesn't address the appropriate risks to and concerns of patients, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center gastroenterologists suggests.
Apollo Gleneagles hosts workshop on 'SpyGLass' technology
Kolkata, Apr 14 : Apollo Gleneagles Institute of Gastroenterology on Sunday organized an international workshop on the use and application of 'SpyGLass' direct visualization system here.
Synthetic Biologics Appoints Mark Pimentel, M.D., Chairman of New...
Synthetic Biologics, Inc. , a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and other diseases, announced today the formation of a Clinical Advisory Board to support development of the Company's constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome program.
Maternal use of 5-aminosalicylates in early pregnancy and congenital malformation risk
The latest issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology evaluates maternal use of 5-aminosalicylates in early pregnancy and congenital malformation risk in the offspring.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Surgery practice to offer services at St. Vincent
Southern Indiana Surgery now provides general surgery, gastroenterology surgery, colonoscopy and breast surgery coverage at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon.
Changing liver cancer mortality rates in the United States
A study in this month's issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology investigates hepatocellular carcinoma incidence and liver cancer mortality rates in the United States.
Colon cancer risk may depend on your doctor, study finds
Your risk of developing colon cancer may depend partly on having a doctor who often spots precancerous growths during patients' colonoscopy screenings, a new study suggests.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
*Colonoscopies vs. DNA signatures to diagnose colorectal polyps*
People over 50 know they have to undergo a colonoscopy periodically to find and eliminate precancerous growths in the colon to prevent the development of deadly colon cancer.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
AGA and ACP launch toolkit to improve communication between primary care doctors, GIs
The American College of Physicians today unveiled a High Value Care Coordination Toolkit designed to enable more effective and patient-centered communication between primary care and subspecialist doctors.
Dr. Don Mackler Joins Hutcheson Gastroenterology
Hutcheson Medical Center announces Donald Mackler, MD has joined Hutcheson Gastroenterology.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The problem of Helicobacter pylori resistance to antibiotics
This month's issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology reports on the problem of Helicobacter pylori resistance to antibiotics in Latin America.
Early predictors of outcomes of corticosteroid treatment for severe ulcerative colitis
A study in this month's issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology identifies early predictors of responses and clinical outcomes of corticosteroid treatment for severe ulcerative colitis.
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6 Gastroenterologists Serving as Editors-in-Chief of GI Journals
Here are six gastroenterologists who serve as editors-in-chief of professional gastroenterology journals.