Epidemiologia dell’esofagite eosinofila

Epidemiology of eosinophilic esophagitis over three decades in Olmsted County, Minnesota.Prasad GA, Alexander JA, Schleck CD, Zinsmeister AR, Smyrk TC, Elias RM, Locke GR 3rd, Talley NJ. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Oct;7(10):1055-61. Epub 2009 Jul 1. BACKGROUND & AIMS: Data on secular trends and outcomes of eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) are scarce. We performed a population-based study…

Perossido d’idrogeno migliora la visualizzazione della base delle ulcere sanguinanti

Hydrogen peroxide improves the visibility of ulcer bases in acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a single-center prospective study.Sridhar S, Chamberlain S, Thiruvaiyaru D, Sethuraman S, Patel J, Schubert M, Cuartas-Hoyos F, Schade R. Dig Dis Sci. 2009 Nov;54(11):2427-33. BACKGROUND: Acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (ANVB) or hemorrhage (used interchangeably) is an emergency. Endoscopically applied hydrogen peroxide…

Celecoxib nel postoperatorio di interventi di chirurgia maggiore

Clinical trial: the impact of cyclooxygenase inhibitors on gastrointestinal recovery after major surgery – a randomized double blind controlled trial of celecoxib or diclofenac vs. placebo.Wattchow DA, De Fontgalland D, Bampton PA, Leach PL, McLaughlin K, Costa M. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Nov 15;30(10):987-98. Epub 2009 Aug 20. BACKGROUND: Ileus occurs after abdominal surgery and may…