Gastroenterology

Reports of high-impact gastroenterology studies by medical professionals

Proton pump inhibitor use associated with increased mortality risk in kidney transplant patients

1. PPI use may be associated with an increased mortality risk in patients who have received kidney transplants. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs)...

Cholesterol metabolism by uncultured human gut bacteria influences host cholesterol level

1. Gut Bacterial Species Shown to Lower Fecal and Serum Cholesterol Levels in Humans Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) High serum cholesterol levels have been linked...

Bariatric surgery and long-term survival in patients with obesity and end-stage kidney disease

1. Bariatric surgery for patients with obesity and end-stage kidney disease was associated with lower all-cause mortality at 5 years. Evidence Rating: 2 (Good) Obesity...

Characteristics of childhood picky eaters in low-income families

1. During this longitudinal study, 3 consistent trajectories of picky eating were noted: persistently low, persistently medium, and persistently high. 2. Reduced picky eating habits...

Atezolizumab-bevacizumab treatment increases survival in unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma

1. Combination treatment of atezolizumab and bevacizumab was shown to significantly increase overall survival and progression-free survival outcomes in patients with advanced unresectable hepatocellular...

Liraglutide adjuvant therapy found to increase weight loss in obese adolescents

1. The combination of liraglutide and lifestyle therapy was shown to significantly reduce body mass index (BMI) standard-deviation score compared to the placebo group. 2....

Proton pump inhibitor use in pediatric patients may increase fracture risk

1. The use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in a large pediatric cohort resulted in a small but statistically significant increase in fracture risk...

Smoking cessation and weight change in relation to cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality in...

1. Smoking cessation without weight gain in patients with type 2 diabetes was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause and...

Effect of Hydrocortisone vs Pasireotide on Pancreatic Surgery Complications in Patients With High Risk...

1. Hydrocortisone is not noninferior to pasireotide in the reduction of postoperative complications in patients undergoing distal pancreatectomy. Evidence Rating: 1 (Excellent) Partial pancreatectomies carry high...

Adolescent obesity and midlife cancer risk

1. Adolescent obesity was significantly associated with cancer incidence in young and mid adulthood, and could be an important intervention target for early cancer...
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