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#Gastrointestinal #Complications in Critically Ill Patients With and Without #COVID19 (JAMA, summary)

Gastrointestinal Complications in Critically Ill Patients With and Without COVID-19
Mohamad El Moheb, MD1; Leon Naar, MD1; Mathias A. Christensen, BSc1; Carolijn Kapoen, BSc1; Lydia R. 156 more words

Visceral Hypersensitivity

Zhou Q, Verne GN. New insights into visceral hypersensitivity–clinical implications in IBS. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Jun;8(6):349-55.

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  • Visceral and somatic hypersensitivity are present in some patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders…
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#Bile Acids Signal via TGR5 to Activate #Intestinal Stem Cells and Epithelial Regeneration

Renewal and patterning of the intestinal epithelium is coordinated by intestinal stem cells (ISCs); dietary and metabolic factors provide signals to the niche that control ISC activity. 212 more words


Rapid #positioning of #nasogastric #tube by #ultrasound in #COVID19 patients (Crit Care, summary)

Rapid positioning of nasogastric tube by ultrasound in COVID-19 patients

Anyu Qian, Shanxiang Xu, Xiao Lu, Luping Tang, Mao Zhang & Xiao Chen

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Erlanger East opens comprehensive Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger East announces the grand opening of the Erlanger Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center at Erlanger East Hospital.

The convenient Gunbarrel road location offers a new level of care and expertise when it comes to the diagnosis and treatment of digestive tract diseases to residents in the north Georgia, east Hamilton southern Bradley counties. 145 more words

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Association of #Coffee Intake With Survival in Patients With Advanced or Metastatic #Colorectal Cancer

Several compounds found in coffee possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and insulin-sensitizing effects, which may contribute to anticancer activity. Epidemiological studies have identified associations between increased coffee consumption and decreased recurrence and mortality of colorectal cancer. 239 more words