Quando è necessaria la colecistectomia profilattica nei polipi della colecisti e nella litiasi asintomatica…

Is it necessary to perform prophylactic cholecystectomy for asymptomatic subjects with gallbladder polyps and gallstones?Choi SY, Kim TS, Kim HJ, Park JH, Park DI, Cho YK, Sohn CI, Jeon WK, Kim BI. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Jun;25(6):1099-104   BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The purpose of the present study was to determine the clinical characteristics of subjects…

Management con stent delle perforazioni benigne esofagee

Short-term esophageal stenting in the management of benign perforations.van Heel NC, Haringsma J, Spaander MC, Bruno MJ, Kuipers EJ. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jul;105(7):1515-20. Epub 2010 Mar 16. OBJECTIVES: The standard approach to benign esophageal perforations consists of conservative treatment or surgery. In this study, we investigated the efficacy of short-term stent placement for nonmalignant esophageal…

PHQ12 score predittore di severità dei sintomi e necessità di intervento medico in pz affetti da IBS e malattia diverticolare

The Patient Health Questionnaire 12 Somatic Symptom scale as a predictor of symptom severity and consulting behaviour in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and symptomatic diverticular disease.Spiller RC, Humes DJ, Campbell E, Hastings M, Neal KR, Dukes GE, Whorwell PJ. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2010 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]   Summary Background Anxiety, depression…