Terlipressin in patients with cirrhosis and type 1 hepatorenal syndrome: a retrospective multicenter study.
In patients with type 1 HRS, terlipressin-induced improved renal function is associated with an increase in survival, and a randomized trial investigating the effect of ter Lipressin on survival in patients with types 1 and 2 HRS should be performed.
Sulindac causes regression of rectal polyps in familial adenomatous polyposis.
Regular coffee but not espresso drinking is protective against fibrosis in a cohort mainly composed of morbidly obese European women with NAFLD undergoing bariatric surgery.
Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type I is caused by mutations in codanin-1.
These findings, and the cellular phenotype, suggest that codanin-1 may be involved in nuclear envelope integrity, conceivably related to microtubule attachments, as well as underlies normal erythropoiesis.
CATSPER2, a human autosomal nonsyndromic male infertility gene
To the best of the knowledge, the involvement of CATSPER2 in asthenoteratozoospermia is the first description of a human autosomal gene defect associated with nonsyndromic male infertility.
Randomized controlled trial of tamoxifen in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.
In this large study, tamoxifen did not improve the survival of patients with advanced HCC, but there is a suggestion that patients without major hepatic insufficiency seem to have some survival benefit.
A national survey of acute hepatitis E in France
This study highlights the need to assess the importance of knowing the carrier and removal status of canine coronavirus, as a source of infection for other animals, not necessarily belonging to the same breeds.
Low Levels of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D are Independently Associated with the Risk of Bacterial Infection in Cirrhotic Patients
- R. Anty, M. Tonohouan, A. Tran
- Medicine, BiologyClinical and Translational Gastroenterology
- 1 May 2014
Low levels of 25-OH vitamin D were independently associated with bacterial infections in cirrhotic patients and should be assessed in randomized trials.
Colonoscopic screening in first-degree relatives of patients with 'sporadic' colorectal cancer: a case-control study. The Association Nationale des Gastroentérologues des Hôpitaux and Registre…
Microscopic Colitis or Functional Bowel Disease With Diarrhea: A French Prospective Multicenter Study
Age >50 years, the presence of nocturnal stools, weight loss, the introduction of a new drug, and the presenceof a known autoimmune disease increase the probability of MC and thus the indication for colonoscopy with biopsies.