The body composition profile is associated with response to anti-TNF therapy in Crohn's disease and may offer an alternative dosing paradigm, reports the latest issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
This week's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association compares robotic-assisted with conventional laparoscopic surgery on risk of conversion to open laparotomy among patients undergoing resection for rectal cancer.
Conversion of requested colonoscopies is a clinically significant phenomenon and whether this impacts upon the measurement of quality indicators, reports the most recent issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
Rifaximin treatment is associated with reduced risk of cirrhotic complications and prolonged overall survival in patients experiencing hepatic encephalopathy, finds November's issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
This week's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that controversial conclusions from meta-analyses in nutrition are of tremendous interest to the public and can influence policies on diet and health.
The latest issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics investigates temporal trends, clinical patterns and outcomes of NAFLD-related hepatocellular carcinoma in patients undergoing liver resection.