PPI e Clopidogrel : more good news

Outcomes with concurrent use of clopidogrel and proton-pump inhibitors: a cohort study. Ray WA, Murray KT, Griffin MR, Chung CP, Smalley WE, Hall K, Daugherty JR, Kaltenbach LA, Stein CM. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Mar 16;152(6):337-45. BACKGROUND: Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and clopidogrel are frequently coprescribed, although the benefits and harms of their concurrent use are unclear.…

Metanalisi sulle tecniche di ablazione dell’HCC

Clinical outcomes of radiofrequency ablation, percutaneous alcohol and acetic acid injection for hepatocelullar carcinoma: A meta-analysis.Germani G, Pleguezuelo M, Gurusamy K, Meyer T, Isgrò G, Burroughs AK. J Hepatol. 2010 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print] BACKGROUND & AIMS: Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is often the preferred local ablation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Percutaneous ethanol injection…