High prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth among functional dyspepsia patients

Conclusion: In a c ohort of Greek FD patients, SIBO prevalence was similar to that of IBS subjects and higher compared to that of controls.
Source: Digestive Diseases - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

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We describe the most highly recommended generic and disease-specific PRO tools in SCD and discuss the challenges of incorporating them in clinical practice. EXPERT OPINION: PRO measures are essential to incorporate into SCD clinical trials either as primary or secondary outcomes. The use of PRO measures in SCD facilitates a patient-centered approach, which is likely to lead to improved outcomes. Significant challenges remain in adapting PRO tools to routine clinical use and in developing countries. PMID: 33034214 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Expert Review of Hematology - Category: Hematology Tags: Expert Rev Hematol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Immunohistochemistry seems to be a promising option not only in clinical recognition, but also in the selection and monitoring of treatment effects. However, these methods have not yet recommended for routine clinical use. PMID: 33032462 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Currently in fellowship doing bread/butter procedures (MBB, epidurals, PNB, few SCS/PNS trials, etc.) and just interviewed at a private practice spot where they do a lot of procedures that I will have not done any training in prior to graduating (e.g. IT pump, SI fusion, Vertiflex, Kypho, MILD, Discectomy, lots of SCS/PNS trials etc) and significant amount of "OR pain procedures" at a very busy practice seeing 30-40 pts/day - how many of you are commonly performing these procedures and are... private practice concern
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Pain Medicine Source Type: forums
Publication date: October 2020Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, Volume 89Author(s): Fernando Lopes, Fernando A. Vicentini, Nina L. Cluny, Alexander J. Mathews, Benjamin H. Lee, Wagdi A. Almishri, Lateece Griffin, William Gonçalves, Vanessa Pinho, Derek M. McKay, Simon A. Hirota, Mark G. Swain, Quentin J. Pittman, Keith A. Sharkey
Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
BEST supplements to relieve joint pain: Is your arthritis playing up? The wetter and colder months could partially be to blame. These two pills may help.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Kim H, Lim YM, Lee EJ, Kim HW, Ahn HS, Kim KK PMID: 33029979 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Clinical Neurology - Category: Neurology Tags: J Clin Neurol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: A high NDT merits further evaluation as a diagnostic tool for IBS. PMID: 30809083 [PubMed - in process]
Source: World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: World J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Authors: de Bortoli N, Natali V, Melissari S, Simonetti N, Tapete G, Marchi S Abstract The functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) are common conditions with an overall prevalence burden estimated at approximately one-third of the population. These represent a heterogeneous group of conditions which may include both abnormal symptom perception and functional causes and seems to share similar trigger factors as food, lifestyle and psychological factor. GERD develops when the reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus leads to troublesome symptoms, with or without mucosal involvement. Functional heartburn re...
Source: Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol Source Type: research
Abstract Purpose of review Although travelers ’ diarrhea is a self-limited illness in most persons, it can be associated with post-infectious sequelae, which can be prolonged and disabling. In some individuals, a bout of travelers’ diarrhea leads to persistent gastrointestinal symptoms such as chronic diarrhea, episodic abdominal pain and b loating, constipation or dyspepsia, and gastroesophageal reflux. Recent findings Post-infectious symptoms removed from the gastrointestinal tract are also seen, for example, reactive arthritis, which develops shortly after the enteric infection has occurred. Neurologic ...
Source: Current Tropical Medicine Reports - Category: Tropical Medicine Source Type: research
Abstract Purpose of review Although travelers’ diarrhea is a self-limited illness in most persons, it can be associated with post-infectious sequelae, which can be prolonged and disabling. In some individuals, a bout of travelers’ diarrhea leads to persistent gastrointestinal symptoms such as chronic diarrhea, episodic abdominal pain and bloating, constipation or dyspepsia, and gastroesophageal reflux. Recent findings Post-infectious symptoms removed from the gastrointestinal tract are also seen, for example, reactive arthritis, which develop...
Source: Current Tropical Medicine Reports - Category: Tropical Medicine Source Type: research
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