A group of researchers released a review describing indications of pancreatic cancer (PC) in the screening of high risk individuals.
A pilot study from Hong Kong has provided evidence of prolonged gut dysbiosis in patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
The FDA has granted Fast Track designation to intravenous choline chloride (Protara Therapeutics), an investigational phospholipid substrate replacement therapy for the treatment of intestinal failure-associated liver disease.
Individuals, particularly parents, are coping with extreme stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The majority of patients reported a willingness to undergo elective endoscopic procedures during the reopening period of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The involvement of gastroenterology fellows in the administration of colonoscopy procedures may improve adenoma detection rate.
PFS longer in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with versus without homologous recombination deficiency
The FDA has accepted for Priority Review the New Drug Application for lumasiran for the treatment of primary hyperoxaluria type 1.
Biochemical elevation of liver function and gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms were common in patients with COVID-19 at the time of hospital admission.
The use of thoracic epidural analgesia (TEA) in elective hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) operations is associated with an increased risk of acquiring postoperative urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Dupilumab was associated with clinical and anatomic improvements in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis, according to results from a pivotal phase 3 study.
There are extensive financial relationships between leaders of U.S. professional medical associations and industry.
There is significant interest in optimizing medical treatments of Crohn’s disease (CD) in hopes of preventing complications and the need for surgery.
Even moderate weight loss before bariatric surgery significantly reduces the risk for mortality in the 30 days after the operation.
The diagnostic specificity of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 serologic assays varies, and sensitivity is poor during the first 14 days of symptoms.
Modest delays in cancer surgery due to the COVID-19 pandemic could have a significant impact on survival.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a substantial decrease in endoscopy services in Hong Kong, which has been led to significant delays in the diagnosis of GI cancers.
Measurement of fecal volatile organic compounds (VOC) was effective in identifying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) biomarkers, but not for monitoring disease activity.
In individuals with type 1 diabetes who test positive for asymptomatic celiac disease, a gluten-free diet may increase postprandial glycemic levels.
Treatment without antibiotics is appropriate for selected patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis; antibiotics may be included in nonoperative management.