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Endoscopic assessment of oesophagitis: clinical and functional correlates and further validation of the Los Angeles classification
BACKGROUND Endoscopic oesophageal changes are diagnostically helpful and identify patients exposed to the risk of disease chronicity. However, there is a serious lack of agreement about how to… Expand
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Induces Remission in Patients With Active Ulcerative Colitis in a Randomized Controlled Trial.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Ulcerative colitis (UC) is difficult to treat, and standard therapy does not always induce remission. Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is an alternative approach that induced… Expand
The endoscopic assessment of esophagitis: a progress report on observer agreement.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The study and management of reflux esophagitis require an endoscopic classification system founded on esophageal lesions that can be reproducibly identified. The aim of this study… Expand
The Canadian Registry on Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Endoscopy (RUGBE): Endoscopic Hemostasis and Proton Pump Inhibition are Associated with Improved Outcomes in a Real-Life…
OBJECTIVES:From the Canadian Registry of patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Endoscopy (RUGBE), we determined clinical outcomes and explored the roles of endoscopic and pharmacologic… Expand
The prevalence of clinically significant endoscopic findings in primary care patients with uninvestigated dyspepsia: the Canadian Adult Dyspepsia Empiric Treatment – Prompt Endoscopy (CADET–PE) study
- A. Thomson, A. Barkun, +7 authors S. Veldhuyzen van Zanten
- Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics
- 1 June 2003
Background: Uninvestigated dyspepsia is common in family practice. The prevalence of clinically significant upper gastrointestinal findings (CSFs) in adult uninvestigated dyspepsia patients, and… Expand
Consensus statements for management of Barrett's dysplasia and early-stage esophageal adenocarcinoma, based on a Delphi process.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EA) is increasingly common among patients with Barrett's esophagus (BE). We aimed to provide consensus recommendations based on the medical literature… Expand
Between Celiac Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The “No Man's Land” of Gluten Sensitivity
The repertoire of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms is finite; however, the etiologies and mechanisms underlying symptom generation and perception are diverse and, in many cases, unknown. This review… Expand
Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Use of Video Capsule Endoscopy.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Video capsule endoscopy (CE) provides a noninvasive option to assess the small intestine, but its use with respect to endoscopic procedures and cross-sectional imaging varies… Expand
Evaluation and management of skeletal health in celiac disease: position statement.
- M. Fouda, A. Khan, Muhammad Sultan, Lorena P Rios, K. McAssey, D. Armstrong
- Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal…
- 1 November 2012
OBJECTIVE To review the evaluation and management of skeletal health in patients with celiac disease (CD), and to make recommendations on screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of low bone… Expand
EUS: a meta-analysis of test performance in suspected choledocholithiasis.
- F. Tse, Louis Liu, A. Barkun, D. Armstrong, P. Moayyedi
- Gastrointestinal endoscopy
- 1 February 2008
BACKGROUND EUS has been proposed as a less invasive means of diagnosing choledocholithiasis and may eliminate the need for ERCP and its associated risks. The literature pertaining to EUS for the… Expand