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Colorectal liver metastases: Radiological diagnosis and staging.
The objective of this paper is to review imaging techniques useful for the diagnosis and staging of colorectal hepatic metastases. Semiological patterns will be reviewed as well as suggestionsExpand
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How and When Should NSAIDs Be Used for Preventing Post-ERCP Pancreatitis? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been shown to be efficacious to prevent pancreatitis after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). However, the targetExpand
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Systematic review and meta-analysis: susceptibility-guided versus empirical antibiotic treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection.
BACKGROUND The cure rate of standard triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection is unacceptably low. Susceptibility-guided therapies (SGTs) have been proposed as an alternative to standardExpand
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Accuracy of the Narrow-Band Imaging International Colorectal Endoscopic Classification System in Identification of Deep Invasion in Colorectal Polyps.
BACKGROUND & AIMS T1 colorectal polyps with at least 1 risk factor for metastasis to lymph node should be treated surgically and are considered endoscopically unresectable. Optical analysis, based onExpand
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Meta-analysis: comparative efficacy of H2-receptor antagonists and proton pump inhibitors for reducing aspiration risk during anaesthesia depending on the administration route and schedule.
H2-receptor antagonists (H2RA) and proton pump inhibitors (PPI) are widely used for aspiration prophylaxis in patients receiving general anaesthesia. Many randomized trials have compared these agentsExpand
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Endocuff-assisted colonoscopy for surveillance of serrated polyposis syndrome: a multicenter randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS  Serrated polyposis syndrome (SPS) is a condition with high risk for colorectal cancer. The Endocuff device has been shown to increase adenoma detection in the general andExpand
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Optical Diagnosis for Colorectal Polyps: A Useful Technique Now or in the Future?
In the last few years, interest in the optical diagnosis of colorectal polyps has increased among gastroenterologists. Several studies have shown that the optical diagnosis of small colorectal polypsExpand
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Systematic review: Would susceptibility‐guided treatment achieve acceptable cure rates for second‐line Helicobacter pylori therapy as currently practiced?
Susceptibility‐guided treatment has been proposed as a way to improve Helicobacter pylori eradication rates. Evidence on its efficacy for rescue therapy is very scarce. The aim of this study was toExpand
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La escala APACHE III: un factor pronóstico en la aparición de úlceras por presión en una Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos
Resumen Objetivo Analizar la asociacion de la gravedad de la enfermedad, medida mediante la escala APACHE III, en el desarrollo de ulceras por presion (UPP) en pacientes hospitalizados en una UnidadExpand
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Splenic abscess as the first manifestation of Crohn's disease.
Dear Sir, This report describes a case of Crohn's disease presented with a rare extraintestinal complication: splenic abscess. A 60-year-old male without antecedents of interest, consulted forExpand
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