Long-Duration Oral Vancomycin to Treat Clostridioides difficile in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Is Associated With a Low Rate of Recurrence.

Long-Duration Oral Vancomycin to Treat Clostridioides difficile in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Is Associated With a Low Rate of Recurrence. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Nov 07;: Authors: Lei DK, Ollech JE, Andersen M, Weisshof R, Zmeter N, Sossenheimer P, Rubin DT Abstract OBJECTIVES: Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are susceptible to Clostridioides difficile infections (CDIs), suffering from greater morbidity and mortality than the general population. Previous studies have proven the efficacy of oral vancomycin therapy in CDI, but there are no definitive guidelines to treat patients with IBD.…

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High-Definition Chromoendoscopy Versus High-Definition White Light Colonoscopy for Neoplasia Surveillance in Ulcerative Colitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

High-Definition Chromoendoscopy Versus High-Definition White Light Colonoscopy for Neoplasia Surveillance in Ulcerative Colitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Sep 25;: Authors: Yang DH, Park SJ, Kim HS, Park YS, Park DI, Lee KM, Jung SA, Choi CH, Koo JS, Cheon JH, Yang SK, Kim WH, Kim J, Kim H, Ryan Choi CH, Korean Association for the Study of the Intestinal Diseases (KASID) study Abstract OBJECTIVES: Although chromoendoscopy is currently the recommended mode of surveillance in patients with long-standing ulcerative colitis, it is technically challenging and requires a…

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Intake of Dietary Fiber, Fruits, and Vegetables and Risk of Diverticulitis.

Intake of Dietary Fiber, Fruits, and Vegetables and Risk of Diverticulitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Aug 07;: Authors: Ma W, Nguyen LH, Song M, Jovani M, Liu PH, Cao Y, Tam I, Wu K, Giovannucci EL, Strate LL, Chan AT Abstract OBJECTIVES: Although low fiber intake has been considered a risk factor for diverticulitis, prospective evidence is limited in women despite having a disproportionate burden of disease, with little known about variation in the protective effects according to food sources. We assessed the associations of intakes of fiber and major…

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Successful Closure of a Rectal Fistula of Crohn’s Disease Using Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Combined With an Over-the-Scope Clip.

Successful Closure of a Rectal Fistula of Crohn’s Disease Using Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Combined With an Over-the-Scope Clip. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Aug 07;: Authors: Wallenhorst T, Jacques J, Bouguen G, Pagenault M, DʼHalluin PN, Siproudhis L, Pioche M PMID: 31397677 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31397677?dopt=Abstract

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