Esophageal rupture can occur in association with colonoscopy preparation, according to a letter to the editor published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
The first systematic review of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitor induced hypomagnesemia has concluded no optimal magnesium supplement strategy currently exists to reverse the depletion effects.
A calculator that estimates mortality of patients with pancreatitis, based on initial and 48-hour lab values
Small gallstones could be the cause of idiopathic pancreatitis in up to 10-20% of cases, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland has found
In the United States, organ donor rates are highest in the Midwest and lowest in New York state, according to a report published in the American Journal of Transplantation.
Increased intake of vegetables, but not fruit, is associated with a reduction in the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
Exercising, eating a healthy diet, and learning relaxation techniques before colorectal cancer surgery appear to speed a patient's recovery.
Unplanned hospitalizations among elderly patients with gastrointestinal cancer are common, with top reasons including electrolyte disorders, intestinal obstruction, and pneumonia.
Simulation-based training (SBT) improves clinicians' performance of gastrointestinal endoscopy in both test settings and clinical practice.
An interactive multimedia computer program tailored to expanded health belief model sociopsychological factors is no more effective for encouraging colorectal cancer screening than a control nontailored informational program.