Helicobacter pylori e UG bleeding in pz che assumono ASA

Systematic review: Helicobacter pylori and the risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding risk in patients taking aspirin. Fletcher EH, Johnston DE, Fisher CR, Koerner RJ, Newton JL, Gray CS. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2010 Oct;32(7):831-9. BACKGROUND: Aspirin is widely used to modify the risk of recurrent vascular events. It is, however, associated with increased upper gastrointestinal bleeding…

Necessaria dieta priva di fibre prima della colonscopia

A randomized single-blind trial of standard diet versus fiber-free diet with polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution for colonoscopy preparation.Soweid AM, Kobeissy AA, Jamali FR, El-Tarchichi M, Skoury A, Abdul-Baki H, El-Zahabi L, El-Sayyed A, Barada KA, Sharara AI, Mourad F, Arabi A. Endoscopy. 2010 Aug;42(8):633-8. Epub 2010 Jul 9.  BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS: Colonoscopy preparation usually involves…

Hyperplastic polyposis syndrome e aumentato rischio CCR

Increased colorectal cancer risk in first-degree relatives of patients with hyperplastic polyposis syndrome. Boparai KS, Reitsma JB, Lemmens V, van Os TA, Mathus-Vliegen EM, Koornstra JJ, Nagengast FM, van Hest LP, Keller JJ, Dekker E. Gut. 2010 Sep;59(9):1222-5. Epub 2010 Jun 28. INTRODUCTION: Hyperplastic polyposis syndrome (HPS) is characterised by the presence of multiple colorectal hyperplastic…

ASA ma non i FANS proteggono dal K colon

Effect of aspirin and NSAIDs on risk and survival from colorectal cancer.Din FV, Theodoratou E, Farrington SM, Tenesa A, Barnetson RA, Cetnarskyj R, Stark L, Porteous ME, Campbell H, Dunlop MG. Gut. 2010 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print] Background Previous studies have shown that aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) lower colorectal cancer (CRC)…