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Management delle cisti pancreatiche asintomatiche

American gastroenterological association technical review on the diagnosis and management of asymptomatic neoplastic pancreatic cysts. Scheiman JM, Hwang JH, Moayyedi P. Gastroenterology. 2015 Apr;148(4):824-848.e22.

 

Pancreatic cysts are being identified with increasing frequency as a result of the escalating use of cross-sectional imaging, typically for unrelated reasons. The incidence of pancreatic cysts in the US population is estimated to be between 3% and 15%, with increasing prevalence with age.

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Management della RCU nel setting ambulatoriale

 

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Medical Management of Non-Hospitalized Ulcerative Colitis: The Toronto Consensus. Bressler B, Marshall JK, Bernstein CN, Bitton A, Jones J, Leontiadis GI, Panaccione R, Steinhart AH, Tse F, Feagan B; Toronto Ulcerative Colitis Consensus Group. Gastroenterology. 2015 Mar 3. pii: S0016-5085(15)00303-0.

 

BACKGROUND & AIMS: The medical management of ulcerative colitis (UC) has improved through the development of new therapies and novel approaches that optimize existing drugs. Previous Canadian consensus guidelines addressed the management of severe UC in the hospitalized patient. We now present consensus guidelines for the treatment of ambulatory patients with mild-to-severe active UC.

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Diagnosi e management delle lesioni focali epatiche

ACG clinical guideline: the diagnosis and management of focal liver lesions.Marrero JA, Ahn J, Rajender Reddy K; Americal College of Gastroenterology. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep;109(9):1328-47

Focal liver lesions (FLL) have been a common reason for consultation faced by gastroenterologists and hepatologists. The increasing and widespread use of imaging studies has led to an increase in detection of incidental FLL.

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Indicazioni al trapianto di Fegato : Linee guida AASLD

 

Indications for liver transplant and AASLD guidelines. Thapar M, Bonkovsky HL. Hepatology. 2015 Jan;61(1):408.

 

Evaluation for liver transplantation in adults: 2013 practice guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Society of Transplantation.

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Diagnosi e management dell’insufficienza epatica da farmaci

ACG Clinical Guideline: the diagnosis and management of idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury.Chalasani NP, Hayashi PH, Bonkovsky HL, Navarro VJ, Lee WM, Fontana RJ; Practice Parameters Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Jul;109(7):950-66

 

Idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is a rare adverse drug reaction and it can lead to jaundice, liver failure, or even death. Antimicrobials and herbal and dietary supplements are among the most common therapeutic classes to cause DILI in the Western world. DILI is a diagnosis of exclusion and thus careful history taking and thorough work-up for competing etiologies are essential for its timely diagnosis.

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