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ACG Clinical Guideline: Upper Gastrointestinal and Ulcer Bleeding – RBC transfusion at a threshold of 7 g/dL; Erythromycin infusion is suggested before endoscopy; and endoscopy is suggested within 24 hours after presentation.

3 May, 2021 | 05:27h | UTC

ACG Clinical Guideline: Upper Gastrointestinal and Ulcer Bleeding – The American Journal of Gastroenterology

 


M-A: Treatment for bleeding esophageal varices in people with decompensated liver cirrhosis

12 Apr, 2021 | 00:39h | UTC

Treatment for bleeding oesophageal varices in people with decompensated liver cirrhosis: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Treatment for bleeding from enlarged veins in the oesophagus (food pipe) in people with advanced scarring of the liver – Cochrane Library

Related Cochrane Reviews: M-A: Secondary prevention of variceal bleeding in adults with previous esophageal variceal bleeding due to decompensated liver cirrhosis AND Primary prevention of variceal bleeding in people with oesophageal varices due to liver cirrhosis: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

 


Meta-Analysis: Primary prevention of variceal bleeding in people with esophageal varices due to liver cirrhosis

8 Apr, 2021 | 08:45h | UTC

Primary prevention of variceal bleeding in people with oesophageal varices due to liver cirrhosis: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Treatment to prevent first bleeding from dilated veins in the oesophagus resulting from advanced scarring of the liver – Cochrane Library

Related Cochrane Review: M-A: Secondary prevention of variceal bleeding in adults with previous esophageal variceal bleeding due to decompensated liver cirrhosis

 


M-A: Secondary prevention of variceal bleeding in adults with previous esophageal variceal bleeding due to decompensated liver cirrhosis

5 Apr, 2021 | 01:17h | UTC

Secondary prevention of variceal bleeding in adults with previous oesophageal variceal bleeding due to decompensated liver cirrhosis: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Prevention of rebleeding from enlarged veins in the food pipe (oesophagus) resulting from advanced liver disease – Cochrane Library

 


RCT: No benefit from palliative radiotherapy after esophageal cancer stenting

18 Mar, 2021 | 08:52h | UTC

Palliative radiotherapy after oesophageal cancer stenting (ROCS): a multicentre, open-label, phase 3 randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology

 


Gastroesophageal reflux disease is linked with higher risks of larynx and esophageal cancers

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:00h | UTC

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is linked with higher risks of larynx and esophageal cancers – News Medical

Original study: Gastroesophageal reflux disease: A risk factor for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in the NIH‐AARP Diet and Health Study cohort – Cancer

 


Randomized trial: Pneumatic dilation does not work for persistent dysphagia after antireflux surgery

19 Jan, 2021 | 01:13h | UTC

Pneumatic dilation for persistent dysphagia after antireflux surgery, a multicentre single-blind randomised sham-controlled clinical trial – Gut (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


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