Eradicazione dell’HP dopo resezione di EGC efficace nel prevenire l’insorgenza di K gastrico metacrono

Effect of eradication of Helicobacter pylori on incidence of metachronous gastric carcinoma after endoscopic resection of early gastric cancer: an open-label, randomised controlled trial.Fukase K, Kato M, Kikuchi S, Inoue K, Uemura N, Okamoto S, Terao S, Amagai K, Hayashi S, Asaka M; Japan Gast Study Group.Collaborators Lancet. 2008 Aug 2;372(9636):392-7.  BACKGROUND: The relation between…

Il malassorbimento di fruttosio ha un ruolo trigger nell’IBS

Dietary triggers of abdominal symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome: randomized placebo-controlled evidence.Shepherd SJ, Parker FC, Muir JG, Gibson PR. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Jul;6(7):765-71. BACKGROUND & AIMS: Observational studies suggest dietary fructose restriction might lead to sustained symptomatic response in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and fructose malabsorption. The aims of this…

I PPI riducono il rischio di recidiva del sanguinamento UGI

Proton pump inhibitors reduce the long-term risk of recurrent upper gastrointestinal bleeding: an observational study.   Massó González EL, García Rodríguez LA. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2008 Sep 1;28(5):629-37. BACKGROUND: Between 3% and 40% of patients surviving an episode of upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) experience a recurrence within 1 year. Aim To characterize further the recurrence rate…

Dysmotility-Like Functional Dyspepsia : ruolo del tegaserod

Tegaserod Treatment for Dysmotility-Like Functional Dyspepsia: Results of Two Randomized, Controlled Trials. Vakil N, Laine L, Talley NJ, Zakko SF, Tack J, Chey WD, Kralstein J, Earnest DL, Ligozio G, Cohard-Radice M. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print]    OBJECTIVES: Therapies for dysmotility-like functional dyspepsia (FD) are limited. We studied tegaserod, a…