Fattori prognostici per complicanze in pazienti sosttoposti a sfinterotomia con precut

An analysis of the factors associated with the development of complications in patients undergoing precut sphincterotomy: a prospective, controlled, randomized, multicenter study.Manes G, Di Giorgio P, Repici A, Macarri G, Ardizzone S, Porro GB. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Oct;104(10):2412-7.  OBJECTIVES: Precut is performed when biliary access at endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) fails. Precut may have…

Acido folico , Vitamina B12 e rischio di cancro

Cancer Incidence and Mortality After Treatment With Folic Acid and Vitamin B12Marta Ebbing, Kaare Harald Bønaa, Ottar Nygård, Egil Arnesen, Per Magne Ueland, Jan Erik Nordrehaug, Knut Rasmussen, Inger NjølstadHelga Refsum, Dennis W. Nilsen, Aage Tverdal, Klaus Meyer, Stein Emil Vollset. JAMA. 2009;302(19):2119-2126.  Context  Recently, concern has been raised about the safety of folic acid,…

UDCA nel trattamento della PSC

High-dose ursodeoxycholic acid for the treatment of primary sclerosing cholangitis.Lindor KD, Kowdley KV, Luketic VA, Harrison ME, McCashland T, Befeler AS, Harnois D, Jorgensen R, Petz J, Keach J, Mooney J, Sargeant C, Braaten J, Bernard T, King D, Miceli E, Schmoll J, Hoskin T, Thapa P, Enders F. Hepatology. 2009 Sep;50(3):808-14.   Previous controlled trials…

Esposizione alle radiazioni nei pz con IBD

Factors associated with radiation exposure in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.Levi Z, Fraser E, Krongrad R, Hazazi R, benjaminov O, meyerovitch J, Tal OB, Choen A, Niv Y, Fraser G. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Dec 1;30(11-12):1128-36.  Background Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients undergo multiple radiological evaluations. Aim To estimate total and abdominal radiation exposure from diagnostic…