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Tristan Manalac, 12 Aug 2018
The risk of complicated appendicitis is lower in children with IgE-mediated allergy, according to a recent study.
17 Aug 2018
Ciprofloxacin once-weekly delivers the same efficacy as daily norfloxacin for preventing spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) in cirrhotic patients with ascites, a recent study has shown.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 10 Aug 2018
Noninclusion of antibiotics in the management of uncomplicated acute diverticulitis is feasible and fairly safe, with long-term follow-up data from the DIABOLO study showing that such a strategy does not result in increased incidence of complicated or recurrent diverticulitis or sigmoid resections over 2 years.
Elvira Manzano, 16 Feb 2016
Postoperative delirium (POD) may be a common occurrence in older patients following gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis, highlighting the need for physicians to identify patients at risk and come up with tailored interventions for POD.

Prucalopride safe and effective for chronic constipation

01 Aug 2016
Prucalopride 2 mg daily is safe and effective in men and women with chronic constipation, based on an integrated analysis of six large, randomised, controlled clinical trials.

Treatment resulted to substantially more patients with a mean of ≥ three spontaneous complete bowel movements over 12 weeks of treatment compared with placebo. No significant differences in safety and efficacy were observed across genders.

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Tristan Manalac, 12 Aug 2018
The risk of complicated appendicitis is lower in children with IgE-mediated allergy, according to a recent study.
17 Aug 2018
Ciprofloxacin once-weekly delivers the same efficacy as daily norfloxacin for preventing spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) in cirrhotic patients with ascites, a recent study has shown.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 10 Aug 2018
Noninclusion of antibiotics in the management of uncomplicated acute diverticulitis is feasible and fairly safe, with long-term follow-up data from the DIABOLO study showing that such a strategy does not result in increased incidence of complicated or recurrent diverticulitis or sigmoid resections over 2 years.
Elvira Manzano, 16 Feb 2016
Postoperative delirium (POD) may be a common occurrence in older patients following gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis, highlighting the need for physicians to identify patients at risk and come up with tailored interventions for POD.