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Dr. Rebecca Kosowicz

Editorial: Predicting Outcomes in Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding - More Work Ahead

Lower GI bleeding is a common symptom presented in the ER. However, triaging patients to the appropriate level of care is not always straightforward. What tools are available to identify risk factors and achieve optimal patient outcomes?

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Dr. Cynthia Ko

CRC Screening: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy vs Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy are both recommended colorectal cancer screening strategies, but their relative effectiveness is unclear. What is the ability of each of these two modalities to reduce CRC mortality?

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Dr. Shoba Krishnamurthy

What IBS Is Really Like -- And How To Keep It From Ruining Your Life

There are an estimated 40 million people in the United States who have IBS, many of whom are young women. There are things IBS patients can do to learn more about how it affects them, and simple steps that can be taken to stop if from interfering with their lives.

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Dr. George Ioannou

Estimating Risk of HCC for Alcohol or NAFLD-Related Cirrhosis

Patients with cirrhosis of the liver are at risk of getting hepatocellular carcinoma. Therefore it is recommended that they undergo surveillance. However, the risk of HCC varies dramatically in patients with cirrhosis

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Dr. Philip Vutien

A Simple Measure of HCC Burden Predicts Tumor Recurrence After Liver Transplantation

A recent study developed and applied the novel recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma–initial, maximum, last classification system to provide and easily interpret assessment of a tumor’s dynamic disease course.

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