In this series, we present authoritative advice on the investigation of a common clinical problem, especially commissioned for family doctors and written by members of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
The serum pepsinogen test—which is relatively
simple, inexpensive, sensitive and specific—is a potentially viable method for
the screening and detection of Kazakh early gastric cancer, a new study claims.
No association exists between early colonoscopy and reduced rebleeding, length of stay (LOS) or surgery in patients with severe lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB), according to a new study. However, early colonoscopy correlates with a higher rate of source localization and endoscopic intervention.