Score per la diagnosi di NASH

A new composite model including metabolic syndrome, alanine aminotransferase and cytokeratin-18 for the diagnosis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in morbidly obese patientsR. Anty, A. Iannelli, S. Patouraux, S. Bonnafous, V. J. Lavallard, M. Senni-Buratti, I. Ben Amor, A. Staccini-Myx, M.-C. Saint-Paul, F. Berthier, P.-M. Huet, Y. Le Marchand-Brustel, J. Gugenheim, P. Gual, A. Tran. Alimentary Pharmacology…

Trattamento delle cisti pancreatiche con iniezione di etanolo EUS-guidata

Long-term follow-up of pancreatic cysts that resolve radiologically after EUS-guided ethanol ablation.DeWitt J, DiMaio CJ, Brugge WR. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Oct;72(4):862-6.  BACKGROUND: EUS-guided ablation of pancreatic cysts is a minimally invasive technique with reported short-term, CT-defined cyst resolution rates of 33% to 79%. Follow-up results of image-defined, successful pancreatic cyst ablation are not known.

Stent pancreatico nella prevenzione della pancreatite post_ERCP:una meta-analisi

Prophylactic pancreatic stent placement and post-ERCP pancreatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Mazaki T, Masuda H, Takayama T. Endoscopy. 2010 Oct;42(10):842-53. BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS: Pancreatitis is one of the most frequent complications of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). The placement of a prophylactic pancreatic stent after ERCP can help prevent post-ERCP pancreatitis (PEP). We aimed to…

Diagnosi differenziale tra pancreatite autoimmune e k pancreas con RM

Differentiation of autoimmune pancreatitis from pancreatic cancer by diffusion-weighted MRI.Kamisawa T, Takuma K, Anjiki H, Egawa N, Hata T, Kurata M, Honda G, Tsuruta K, Suzuki M, Kamata N, Sasaki T. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Aug;105(8):1870-5 OBJECTIVES: We sought to clarify the clinical utility of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) for differentiating autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) from…

FANS e rischio di fibrillazione atriale

Long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of atrial fibrillation.De Caterina R, Ruigómez A, Rodríguez LA. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Sep 13;170(16):1450-5. BACKGROUND: Previous reports have described an association between the use of corticosteroids (steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs [SAIDs]) and the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF). We sought to determine the existence of a similar association for…

Rischio di sanguinamento GI con antiaggregazione singola, doppia o tripla

Risk of bleeding with single, dual, or triple therapy with warfarin, aspirin, and clopidogrel in patients with atrial fibrillation.Hansen ML, Sørensen R, Clausen MT, Fog-Petersen ML, Raunsø J, Gadsbøll N, Gislason GH, Folke F, Andersen SS, Schramm TK, Abildstrøm SZ, Poulsen HE, Køber L, Torp-Pedersen C. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Sep 13;170(16):1433-41.  BACKGROUND: Patients with atrial…