A study published in the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics evaluates the impact of social deprivation, alcohol consumption, seasonal and demographic factors on the incidence of acute pancreatitis.
Blatchford score is a useful tool for predicting the need for intervention in cancer patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding, reports the latest issue of the Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.
A study published ahead of print in the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics reports that one in five cases of peptic ulcer disease is related to neither Helicobacter pylori nor to aspirin/NSAID intake.
This week's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association investigates the association between cholecystectomy with and without intraoperative cholangiography and risk of common duct injury.
Hospital readmission is increasingly perceived as a marker of quality and is poorly investigated in patients receiving colorectal surgery, reports the most recent issue of the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum.