Videocapsula del colon di 2° generazione: migliore performance!

Prospective multicenter performance evaluation of the second-generation colon capsule compared with colonoscopy.Eliakim R, Yassin K, Niv Y, Metzger Y, Lachter J, Gal E, Sapoznikov B, Konikoff F, Leichtmann G, Fireman Z, Kopelman Y, Adler SN. Endoscopy. 2009 Dec;41(12):1026-31.  BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS: A second-generation capsule endoscopy system, using the PillCam Colon 2, was developed to…

Peginterferon Alfa-2a vs. Alfa-2b nell’epatopatia cronica HCVrelata

Randomized study of peginterferon-alpha2a plus ribavirin vs peginterferon-alpha2b plus ribavirin in chronic hepatitis C.Rumi MG, Aghemo A, Prati GM, D’Ambrosio R, Donato MF, Soffredini R, Del Ninno E, Russo A, Colombo M. Gastroenterology. 2010 Jan;138(1):108-15.  BACKGROUND & AIMS: Ribavirin (RBV) combined with either pegylated interferon (PegIFN) alpha2a or PegIFNalpha2b is the standard of care for…

Colonscopia utile nella prevenzione del K colon … ma solo nel colon sinistro

Protection from right- and left-sided colorectal neoplasms after colonoscopy: population-based study.Brenner H, Hoffmeister M, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Altenhofen L, Haug U. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010 Jan 20;102(2):89-95.  BACKGROUND: Colonoscopy is used for early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer, but evidence on the magnitude of overall protection and protection according to anatomical site…