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2 hrs ago | MedicineNet

Balloon Endoscopy

Dr. Lee was born in Shanghai, China, and received his college and medical training in the United States.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Harvey Mudd College, Medicine, Health

7 hrs ago | GastroHep.com

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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Related Topix: Medicine

12 hrs ago | Beckers ASC Review

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

22 hrs ago | CiteULike

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.

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Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

GastroHep.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, University of Texas at Arlington

Newkerala.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

Sys-Con Media

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.

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Related Topix: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

GastroHep.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, North Vernon, IN

GastroHep.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oakland, CA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Jerusalem Post

*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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health, Colon Cancer

Fri Apr 11, 2014

EurekAlert!

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.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis

Chattanoogan.com

Dr. Don Mackler Joins Hutcheson Gastroenterology

Hutcheson Medical Center announces Donald Mackler, MD has joined Hutcheson Gastroenterology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hutcheson Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Thu Apr 10, 2014

GastroHep.com

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.

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Related Topix: Helicobacter Pylori, Medicine, Health

GastroHep.com

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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Related Topix: Ulcerative Colitis, Health, Medicine

Beckers ASC Review

6 Gastroenterologists Serving as Editors-in-Chief of GI Journals

Here are six gastroenterologists who serve as editors-in-chief of professional gastroenterology journals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Michigan, Oregon Health & Science University, Baylor College of Medicine

Beckers ASC Review

Are More Gastroenterologists Participating in ACOs?

Accountable care organizations have been met with mixed reviews, but regardless of perception alternative patient care and payment models are gaining traction.

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Related Topix: Medicine

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