Endoscopia … meglio se effettuata da specialisti gastroenterologi

Endoscopist specialty is associated with incident colorectal cancer after a negative colonoscopy.Rabeneck L, Paszat LF, Saskin R. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Mar;8(3):275-9.  BACKGROUND & AIMS: The incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) is reduced for at least 10 years after a negative colonoscopy, compared with the general population. However, CRCs do occur in individuals after a negative…

Consensus on approving propofol sedation by nonanesthesiologists

Endoscopy: Consensus on approving propofol sedation by nonanesthesiologists.Riphaus A. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Apr;7(4):187-8.  Propofol sedation by nonanesthesiologists is still a highly controversial issue despite the fact that numerous studies have approved this sedation regimen for gastrointestinal endoscopy. A new position statement from a collaboration of four different American gastroenterology and hepatology societies outlines the…

Studio epidemiologico conferma presenza di due gruppi distinti di dispetici nella popolazione generale

Epidemiology of Functional Dyspepsia and Subgroups in the Italian General Population: An Endoscopic Study. Zagari RM, Law GR, Fuccio L, Cennamo V, Gilthorpe MS, Forman D, Bazzoli F. Gastroenterology. 2010 Apr;138(4):1302-1311. Epub 2010 Jan 13. BACKGROUND & AIMS: Population-based endoscopic studies are needed to assess the epidemiology of functional dyspepsia (FD) and the newly suggested subgroups…

Telaprevir nell’ECA-HCV+

Telaprevir for previously treated chronic HCV infection.McHutchison JG, Manns MP, Muir AJ, Terrault NA, Jacobson IM, Afdhal NH, Heathcote EJ, Zeuzem S, Reesink HW, Garg J, Bsharat M, George S, Kauffman RS, Adda N, Di Bisceglie AM; PROVE3 Study Team. N Engl J Med. 2010 Apr 8;362(14):1292-303.  BACKGROUND: Patients with genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV)…