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Naomi Rodrig, 09 Oct 2017

New endoscopic technologies have improved outcomes for patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB), according to Professor James Lau from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, who reviewed current treatment practices and latest advances at the Asian Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2017 held recently in Hong Kong.

27 Oct 2017
The efficacy of endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastrojejunostomy (EUS-GJ) is comparable with that of laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy (Lap-GJ), but the former has more complex patients with gastric outlet obstruction (GOO), reports a recent study. Furthermore, the EUS-GJ group has significantly lower adverse events.
30 Oct 2017
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) appear to have significantly altered gut mucosal mitochondrial function compared with controls and other children with nonspecific gastrointestinal symptoms, a recent study shows.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 07 Oct 2017
Serum albumin appears to be useful in predicting early mortality in Asian patients with severe hypoxic hepatitis, with low baseline levels entailing a fivefold increase in risk of death, as shown in a Singapore study.