Omega3 nel trattamento delle IBD: una meta-analisi

Maintenance of remission in inflammatory bowel disease using omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil): A systematic review and meta-analyses.Turner D, Shah PS, Steinhart AH, Zlotkin S, Griffiths AM. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2010 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]  The objective was to systematically review the efficacy and safety of n-3 (omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil) for maintaining…

Review sistematica su quantità e qualità delle linee guida nella pancreatite acuta

High quantity and variable quality of guidelines for acute pancreatitis: a systematic review.Loveday BP, Srinivasa S, Vather R, Mittal A, Petrov MS, Phillips AR, Windsor JA. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jul;105(7):1466-76. OBJECTIVES: Several clinical guidelines exist for acute pancreatitis, with varying recommendations. The aim of this study was to determine the quality of guidelines for acute…

Tasso di missed cancers dopo EGDS

A cohort study of missed and new cancers after esophagogastroduodenoscopy.Raftopoulos SC, Segarajasingam DS, Burke V, Ee HC, Yusoff IF. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jun;105(6):1292-7.  OBJECTIVES: Little is known about missed rates of upper gastrointestinal cancer (UGC) in Western populations, with most data originating from Japanese centers quoting high missed rates of 23.5-25.8%.

Indicazioni alla TIPS un update critico

TIPS for the treatment of refractory ascites, hepatorenal syndrome and hepatic hydrothorax: a critical update. Rössle M, Gerbes AL. Gut. 2010 Jul;59(7):988-1000.   Refractory ascites is a frequent complication of advanced cirrhosis and is associated with hepatorenal syndrome and hepatic hydrothorax. Large volume paracentesis and pleurodesis are regarded as first-line treatments in patients who do…