A study published ahead of print in the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics examines weekend hospitalizations and post-operative complications following urgent surgery for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
A study published ahead of print the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics examines the effects of increasing body mass index on heartburn severity, frequency and response to treatment with dexlansoprazole or lansoprazole.
Sustained virologic response after treatment among HCV-infected persons at any stage of fibrosis is associated with reduced hepatocellular carcinoma, reports this month's issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Moderate, excessive or heavy alcohol consumption is significantly associated with increased mortality in patients with chronic hepatitis C, reports a study published ahead of print in the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
This month's issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology evaluates patient attitudes to colonoscopy and the importance of endoscopist interaction and the endoscopy environment to satisfaction and value.