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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Gastroenterology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Gastroenterology. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Pyoderma Gangrenosum in Ulcerative Colitis
31/12/69 - A 71-year-old man with a 5-year history of glucocorticoid-dependent ulcerative colitis presented to the gastroenterology clinic with painful, rapidly progressive ulcerative lesions involving the left chest (Panel A) and leg (Panel B). The physical examination revealed skin ulcerations with a…

Case 22-2018: A 64-Year-Old Man with Progressive Leg Weakness, Recurrent Falls, and Anemia
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Molly E. Wolf (Medicine): A 64-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of progressive leg weakness, recurrent falls, and anemia. The patient had been in his usual state of health until 8 months before this admission, when fatigue on exertion and subjective leg…

Echinococcal Cysts in the Liver
31/12/69 - A 30-year-old man presented with a 15-month history of intermittent discomfort in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. He lived in a rural area of Morocco and had occasional contact with dogs. The physical examination revealed hepatomegaly with a palpable hepatic mass. Laboratory tests showed a…

A Sickening Tale
31/12/69 - In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information by sharing relevant background and reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. A 44-year-old man presented to the…

Cabozantinib in Patients with Advanced and Progressing Hepatocellular Carcinoma
31/12/69 - The rate of death from liver cancer is rising faster than the rate of death from any other cancer in the United States. The systemic treatment options available for most cases are limited. Despite several advances, outcomes in the majority of patients remain poor, and additional treatment options…

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Primary Clostridium difficile Infection
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Clostridium difficile infection is a major health problem. Antibiotic treatment is associated with a considerable rate of recurrence of infection and is related to the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Recently, fecal microbiota transplantation has been shown to be…

Prophylaxis against Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Hospitalized Patients
31/12/69 - Beginning approximately four decades ago, a series of randomized trials suggested that, in seriously ill hospitalized patients, primary prevention of clinically important upper gastrointestinal bleeding ? stress-ulcer prophylaxis ? significantly reduces the risk of bleeding. In response, practice…

Sodium Thiosulfate for Protection from Cisplatin-Induced Hearing Loss
31/12/69 - Hepatoblastoma is a rare primary liver cancer with an age-adjusted incidence of 0.13 patients per 100,000 population. Hepatoblastoma can be categorized as standard-risk or high-risk disease according to the serum alpha-fetoprotein level in addition to the results of the revised Pretreatment Extent…

Thumbprinting in Ischemic Colitis
31/12/69 - A 63-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of abdominal pain that had started in the periumbilical area and subsequently shifted to the left lower quadrant. The physical examination revealed tenderness in the left lower quadrant. Initial laboratory tests showed a…

Restrictive versus Liberal Fluid Therapy for Major Abdominal Surgery
31/12/69 - Each year, at least 310 million patients undergo major surgery worldwide, procedures that involve the administration of intravenous fluids. Clinicians have traditionally administered generous amounts of intravenous fluids perioperatively to correct for preoperative fasting and other fluid deficits,…

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