Lymphoma Risk in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Role of Azathioprine/6-Mercaptopurine and Infliximab
Current data from population-based studies strongly suggest that inflammatory bowel disease is not a predisposing factor for the development of lymphoma. However, the authors stress that continued vigilance is recommended during therapy as the duration of follow-up is limited.
Psyllium versus Guar Gum: Facts and Comparisons
Diagnosis of GERD: Ambulatory pH Monitoring
Doctors Hila and Castell write that with the wide use of empiric trials of GERD medical therapy, 24-hour esophageal pH monitoring has its main indication in assessing patients with poor response to GERD therapy and those in whom an anti-reflux surgical procedure is contemplated.
Gastroesophageal Reflux in the Elderly
In his article, Dr. Chait states that even though tests for evaluation and treatment of GERD in the elderly are the same as those for the general population, a more aggressive approach is warranted because of a higher incidence of complications.
Management of PN-Induced Cholestasis