SAN ANTONIO - Follow-up after abnormal FIT increased the number of patients completing recommended colonoscopy and reduced the interval between FIT results and procedure.
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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.
In a new study of >600 000 Israeli adolescents, researchers found an inverse relationship between body mass index and acne.
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Type 1 diabetes patients who used the new system increased by 2.6 hours/day the amount of time spent in target blood glucose level range.
The multistate outbreak of vaping-related lung injury is ongoing, but the CDC's updated interim guidance can help physicians navigate the clinical evaluation and management of these patients.
Computer-interpreted ECGs are part of SOP -- but the interpretation still needs confirmatin. See if your ECG read matches the machine in 2 cases from the ED.
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.