Prophylaxis with rectal diclofenac together with sublingual nitrate reduces the incidence of postendoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (post-ECRP) pancreatitis more than with diclofenac alone, a recent trial has found.
The regular use of aspirins and direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOAC) lowers the positive predictive value of the faecal immunochemical test in screening for colorectal cancer, a recent study has found.
Use of antitumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) therapy appears to protect against the risk of intestinal surgery among patients with inflammatory-type Crohn’s disease (CD) at the initial diagnosis, a study has found.
Use of budesonide orodispersible tablet in the treatment of adult patients with eosinophilic oesophagitis is safe and effective, inducing clinical and histologic remission, according to the results of a phase III trial.
Electromyographic biofeedback (EMG-BF) appears to be an effective behavioural therapy for improving dyssynergic defecation in chronically constipated community-dwelling elderly women, according to a recent study.