Severe epigastric pain radiating to the back in 2 patients and post-Whipple procedure complaints in another: 3 virtual puzzles in pancreatitis need solutions.
The American College of Physicians today issued a guidance statement for routine colorectal cancer screening for average-risk adults.
SAN ANTONIO - Follow-up after abnormal FIT increased the number of patients completing recommended colonoscopy and reduced the interval between FIT results and procedure.
SAN ANTONIO - A new automatic system had an overall sensitivity of 88% and a 98.4% specificity for polyp detection; study results were presented Sunday at the ACG 2019 Scientific Sessions.
SAN ANTONIO - New research shows that nearly 40% of missed colonoscopies is due to a patient's difficulty in understanding bowel preparation.
Potential Association Observed Between Bariatric Surgery and Increase in Obesity-Related CRC Resections
SAN ANTONIO - A national analysis has revealed an increase in the rate of colorectal cancer resections occurring after bariatric surgery.
A recent study found that obese or severely obese patients have a 60% higher risk of chronic diarrhea vs those who are within a normal weight range.
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CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid have all taken branded and generic ranitidine products off shelves as FDA continues to investigate contamination with a suspected carcinogen.
Contamination of some lots of ranitidine (Zantac) led the Novartis Sandoz unit today to stop distribution of the drug while the issue is being investigated.