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Propofol is safe for advanced endoscopic procedures with a low rate of sedation-related adverse events when administered by a trained professional.
U-M study indicates investigation needed to find accurate ways to complement ultrasounds ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb.
While biomarkers are needed to complement ultrasound in the early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC; liver cancer), neither des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin (DCP) nor the most widely used biomarker, alpha fetoprotein (AFP), is optimal.
Following a negative complete colonoscopy, those who had their colonoscopies at a hospital and had their procedures performed by a non-gastroenterologist may be at a significantly increased risk of developing subsequent colorectal cancer (CRC).
Early tumor formation in Barrett's esophagus (BE) can be effectively and safely treated with radiofrequency ablation (RFA), in combination with prior endoscopic removal of visible lesions.
New guideline identifies major risk factors in the development of colorectal cancer in children and adults with inflammatory bowel disease.
Peginterferon alpha-2a may yield higher response rate than peginterferon alpha-2b.
Recommendations made that will lead to even better patient care.
BETHESDA, Md. and CHICAGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and Horizon Therapeutics, Inc.
When used "off-label," the antidepressant amitriptyline works just as well as placebo in treating pain-predominant gastrointestinal disorders in children.
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