A 23-year-old woman with Budd-Chiari syndrome in treatment with warfarin was admitted to our unit because of the persistence of fever, severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, and marked weight loss.
An HLA-DQ–gluten tetramer based assay that detects gluten-specific T cells accurately identifies patients with and without celiac disease, regardless of whether the individuals are on a gluten-free diet.
An 80-year-old man was diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia years ago.
Prospective cohorts are needed to evaluate the impact of recent strategies of early use of disease-modifying therapies and treat-to-target approach with immunomodulators and biologics.
Using an active comparator design to reduce bias, the researchers observed no increase in MI risk associated with starting a PPI versus starting a similar medication, histamine-2-receptor antagonists.
Urgent endoscopy was an independent predictor of lower mortality rate but was not associated with rebleeding in high-risk patients with acute nonvariceal UGIB.