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  • Celecoxib vs Naproxen for Reducing Risk of Recurrent GI Bleeding For patients with a history of upper GI bleeding while taking a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and aspirin who need to continue both drugs, celecoxib with a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) is “the preferred treatment” to reduce the risk of recurrent GI bleeding, researchers advise based on results of the CONCERN study.
  • Study Backs Pylorus-preserving Gastrectomy in Early Gastric Cancer In patients with early-stage gastric cancer, laparoscopic pylorus-preserving gastrectomy offers "excellent" long-term prognosis and favorable nutritional status, according to Japanese researchers.

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