Tag: gastroenterolgoy

Infectivity of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in children compared with adults 1. Children are most likely not the dominant drivers of COVID-19 transmissions, as their COVID test specimens were not as likely to grow in culture, had higher cycle thresholds in RT-PCR, and had lower viral concentrations, compared...
1. Patients with recurrent diverticulitis have higher quality of life scores after undergoing elective laparoscopic sigmoid resection, compared to a conservative treatment. 2. Elective surgery was associated with a 10% complication rate. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study rundown: Diverticular disease ranges in presentation from acute diverticulitis that can be mild and...
1. Short-term indigo naturalis therapy demonstrated symptomatic improvement in patients with mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Treatment options for ulcerative colitis (UC), an inflammatory bowel disease affecting the colon and rectum, are diverse, with the addition of biologics to conventional treatment in recent years. However, patients...
1. In a small cohort of patients, IL-2 elevation after gluten challenge appears to be the earliest and most sensitive marker of gluten exposure and may play a role in non-invasive diagnostics of celiac disease in the future. Evidence Level Rating: 2 (Good) Celiac disease (CeD), an immune-mediated disorder, has an...