Rischio di K colon limitato nelle IBD

The Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Related Colorectal Carcinoma Is Limited: Results From a Nationwide Nested Case-Control Study.Baars JE, Looman CW, Steyerberg EW, Beukers R, Tan AC, Weusten BL, Kuipers EJ, van der Woude CJ. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Nov 2. [Epub ahead of print]  OBJECTIVES: The risk for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-related colorectal cancer (CRC) remains…

Probiotici utili nella stipsi infantile

Lactobacillus reuteri (DSM 17938) in infants with functional chronic constipation: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study.Coccorullo P, Strisciuglio C, Martinelli M, Miele E, Greco L, Staiano A. J Pediatr. 2010 Oct;157(4):598-602. Epub 2010 Jun 12.  OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the beneficial effects of Lactobacillus reuteri (DSM 17938) in infants with functional chronic constipation.

Very high rate of unexpected hospital visits postendoscopy

The incidence and cost of unexpected hospital use after scheduled outpatient endoscopy.Leffler DA, Kheraj R, Garud S, Neeman N, Nathanson LA, Kelly CP, Sawhney M, Landon B, Doyle R, Rosenberg S, Aronson M. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Oct 25;170(19):1752-7.  BACKGROUND: Data on complications of gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures are limited. We evaluated prospectively the incidence and cost…

Profilo citochinico in pazienti con IBS

Plasma cytokine profiles in females with irritable bowel syndrome and extra-intestinal co-morbidity. Scully P, McKernan DP, Keohane J, Groeger D, Shanahan F, Dinan TG, Quigley EM. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Oct;105(10):2235-43.   OBJECTIVES: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional disorder that is associated with a number of extra-intestinal co-morbidities and a pro-inflammatory profile. This study was…