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Gastroenterology/Hepatology Collection
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ACP Journal Club |  17 August 2010
Rifaximin maintained remission from hepatic encephalopathy longer than placebo in patients with cirrhosis
Brian T. Story, MD; Kris V. Kowdley, MD, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(4):JC2-8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-4-201008170-02008
ACP Journal Club |  20 July 2010
Review: Enteral nutrition reduces mortality, multiple organ failure, and systemic infection more than TPN in acute pancreatitis
Shahnaz Sultan, MD, MHSc; Chris E. Forsmark, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(2):JC1-6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-2-201007200-02006
ACP Journal Club |  15 June 2010
Immunochemical FOBT had higher participation and detection rates than guaiac-based FOBT for colorectal cancer screening
Robert H. Fletcher, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2010;152(12):JC6-2. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-152-12-201006150-02002
ACP Journal Club |  19 January 2010
Psyllium increased symptom relief in patients with the irritable bowel syndrome more than bran or placebo
Jay Luther, MD; William D. Chey, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;152(2):JC1-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-152-2-201001190-02011
ACP Journal Club |  17 November 2009
Capsule endoscopy had low sensitivity for detecting colonic lesions and high specificity for large lesions
Robert H. Fletcher, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(10):JC5-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-151-10-200911170-02011
ACP Journal Club |  17 November 2009
Review: PPI use in pregnancy was not associated with increased congenital malformations, spontaneous abortion, or preterm delivery
Adil E. Bharucha, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(10):JC5-14. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-151-10-200911170-02014
ACP Journal Club |  18 August 2009
Writing a research article that is “fit for purpose”: EQUATOR Network and reporting guidelines
Iveta Simera, PhD; Douglas G. Altman, DSc
Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(4):JC2-2. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-151-4-200908180-02002
ACP Journal Club |  21 July 2009
Immediate listing for liver transplantation did not differ from usual care for overall survival in stage B alcoholic cirrhosis
Jacob Korula, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(2):JC1-14. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-151-2-200907210-02014
ACP Journal Club |  16 June 2009
Oral vitamin K did not reduce bleeding in patients with excessive anticoagulation after receiving warfarin
Matthew Rondina, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(12):JC6-9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-12-200906160-02009
ACP Journal Club |  19 May 2009
Review: Evidence is insufficient to evaluate effectiveness of antiviral therapies for chronic hepatitis B
J. Reichen, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(10):JC5-6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-10-200905190-02006
ACP Journal Club |  19 May 2009
The Glasgow-Blatchford Bleeding Score identified patients with upper GI bleeding who could be managed as outpatients
Kris V. Kowdley, MD; Shayan Irani, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(10):JC5-14. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-10-200905190-02014
ACP Journal Club |  21 April 2009
Review: Interferon and nucleoside/tide analogues reduce risk for hepatocellular cancer in patients with chronic hepatitis B
Averell H. Sherker, MD, FRCP(C)
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(8):JC4-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-8-200904210-02011
ACP Journal Club |  21 April 2009
Review: Individual alarm features have moderate-to-high specificity and low sensitivity for diagnosing colorectal cancer
Michael Solomon, MB, BCh, MSc, FRACS; Toufic El-Khoury, MB, BS, FRACS
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(8):JC3-14. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-8-200904210-02014
ACP Journal Club |  21 April 2009
Review: Newer screening tests have varied sensitivity and moderate-to-high specificity for detecting colorectal cancer
Robert H. Fletcher, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(8):JC4-15. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-8-200904210-02015
ACP Journal Club |  17 March 2009
Review: Combinations of clinical findings had moderate sensitivity and specificity for diagnosing the irritable bowel syndrome
Ford Bursey, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(6):JC3-13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-6-200903170-02013
ACP Journal Club |  17 February 2009
CT colonography had 90% sensitivity and 86% specificity for diagnosing large adenomas and cancer in asymptomatic adults
Fay Kastrinos, MD, MPH; Benjamin Lebwohl, MD; Alfred I. Neugut, MD, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(4):JC2-13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-4-200902170-02013
ACP Journal Club |  20 January 2009
Laparoscopic surgery was more effective than medical management for chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease
Kalpesh Jani, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(2):JC1-12. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-2-200901200-02012
ACP Journal Club |  16 December 2008
Review: Enteral or parenteral nutrition reduces risk for mortality in acute pancreatitis
Shahnaz Sultan, MD; Chris E. Forsmark, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(12):JC6-6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-12-200812160-02006
ACP Journal Club |  18 November 2008
Review: Endoscopic plus drug therapy prevents rebleeding more than either one alone in cirrhosis with bleeding esophageal varices
Jacob Korula, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(10):JC5-10. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-10-200811180-02010
ACP Journal Club |  18 November 2008
Review: Rifaximin is equally or more effective than other antibiotics and lactulose for hepatic encephalopathy
Joe Alcorn, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(10):JC5-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-10-200811180-02011
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