Modello predittivo di mortalità dopo sanguinamento da varici

Predicting early mortality after acute variceal hemorrhage based on classification and regression tree analysis.Augustin S, Muntaner L, Altamirano JT, González A, Saperas E, Dot J, Abu-Suboh M, Armengol JR, Malagelada JR, Esteban R, Guardia J, Genescà J. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Dec;7(12):1347-54. Epub 2009 Aug 21.  BACKGROUND & AIMS: Available prognostic models for mortality after an…

Management dell’epatite autoimmune

Review article: autoimmune hepatitis – modern management.Yeoman AD, Longhi MS, Heneghan MA. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2010 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print]  SUMMARY Background The management of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) continues to be refined. However, several issues remain unresolved, primarily as a consequence of the low incidence of the disease.

Come distinguere EE da MRGE…

Clinical, endoscopic, and histologic findings distinguish eosinophilic esophagitis from gastroesophageal reflux disease.Dellon ES, Gibbs WB, Fritchie KJ, Rubinas TC, Wilson LA, Woosley JT, Shaheen NJ. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Dec;7(12):1305-13 BACKGROUND & AIMS: Features of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) overlap; because they cannot be differentiated on the basis of eosinophil counts alone,…