Gastroenterology

Easing into laparoscopic colectomy

REPORTING FROM MISS LAS VEGAS (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Minimally invasive techniques have clear ...

New study establishes IBD severity index

FROM GUT Experts have established a severity index for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according ...

Nonendoscopic nonmalignant polyp surgery increasing despite greater risk

FROM GASTROENTEROLOGY Rate of nonendoscopic surgeries for nonmalignant colorectal polyps significantly increased from 5.9 ...

Xeljanz: FDA panel recommends ulcerative colitis indication

REPORTING FROM an FDA advisory committee meeting SILVER SPRING, MD. (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – ...

Buy the IBD, get the comorbidity for free

FROM MMWR Chronic conditions, such as arthritis and respiratory disease, are significantly more common ...

Biomarker accurately predicted primary nonfunction after liver transplant

Increased donor liver perfusate levels of an underglycosylated glycoprotein predicted primary transplant nonfunction with ...

Racial disparities by region persist despite multiple liver transplant allocation schemes

FROM SURGERY Racial and regional disparities in liver transplant allocation persist despite multiple allocation ...

Opioids linked to mortality in IBD

Among patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), opioid prescriptions tripled during a recent 20-year ...