Investigators assessed the associations between bariatric surgery and de novo alcohol-related outcomes.
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Investigators assessed the efficacy of prophylactic clip closure at reducing postendoscopic mucosal resection bleeding in the right colon.
Investigators analyzed effects of the gut-brain axis on adverse disease outcomes and psychological health in patients with IBD.
Investigators reviewed the effects of the Elipse intragastric balloon on weight loss, waist circumference, metabolic profile, tolerability, and adverse events.
Investigators assessed the safety and efficacy of somatostatin analogue therapy on red blood cell transfusion requirements in patients with gastrointestinal angiodysplasias.
Investigators assessed the relationship between passive smoking in children and adults with adult risk for fatty liver.
Researchers proposed a nonsurgical approach with targeted colonic delivery of MCFAs, which induce EECs and neuronal activation leading to anorectic effects in adults with obesity.
Researchers aimed to determine the role of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients with functional dyspepsia.
Researchers conducted a randomized trial comparing specimen quality and financial costs between PC and EUS-guided liver biopsy methods.
Researchers reviewed the effects of direct-acting antiviral therapies on the extrahepatic manifestations of HCV.
Researchers sought to determine the magnitude of placebo response rates and their contributing factors in clinical trials for irritable bowel syndrome.
Researchers aimed to assess the impact of aspirin on incidence of serious GI bleeding in an older population, identify risk factors, and calculate absolute bleeding risk according to age and presence of risk factors.
Researchers investigated whether infliximab-treated patients with inflammatory bowel disease have attenuated serological responses to SARS-CoV-2 infections.
A team of investigators examined differences in outcomes according to sex in risk for acute coronary syndrome, end-stage renal disease, and ischemic stroke by treatment and response in a large US-based multisite cohort of patients with hepatitis C virus infection.
Researchers assessed the efficacy and adverse outcomes with plastic stents vs self-expandable metallic stents for the management of malignant distal biliary strictures.
The study authors aimed to estimate the prevalence and critical determinants of
psychological distress among gastroenterologists during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A team of investigators sought to assess the effects of a supervised exercise program on bone mass in individuals having undergone bariatric surgery.
Investigators sought to identify factors at the US county level that contribute to liver-related mortality.
Investigators assessed the outcomes of patients with peptic ulcer and non-ulcer lesions who did or did not receive pre-endoscopic proton pump inhibitor therapy.
Investigators evaluated the long-term efficacy of bariatric surgery for patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
The study authors evaluated the acceptance and outcomes of offering telemedicine as a first appointment option for initial gastroenterology appointments prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers compared aminotransferase with platelet ratio index, liver transplantation, and mortality rates in children with intestinal failure-associated liver disease who received either fish oil- or soybean oil-based intravenous lipid emulsion therapy.
The FITCH trial was conducted to evaluate the effect of bezafibrate on pruritus in patients with fibrosing cholangiopathies (PSC, PBC, and SSC).
Emerging evidence indicates that gastrointestinal and hepatic manifestations may play an important role in COVID-19, but their prevalence and significance remain unknown.
While the etiopathogenesis of diverticulitis is not completely understood, recent evidence suggests that chronic inflammation and alterations in the gut microbiome may be key factors in the development of diverticulitis.
Multimodal interventions encouraging the use of nonopioid analgesics reduce intravenous opioid exposure in patients hospitalized with IBD.
Seven guidelines were developed by the American Gastroenterological Association for the gastrointestinal evaluation of iron-deficiency anemia.
In China, researchers investigate the sustained virologic response and safety profile of coblopasvir plus sofosbuvir taken once daily for 12 weeks among patients with HCV genotypes 1, 2, 3, or 6 infections, including individuals with compensated cirrhosis.
As emergency departments (EDs) are critical settings for hepatitis C care in the United States, investigators evaluated trends and characteristics of hepatitis C-associated ED visits from 2006 to 2014.