Pancreatitis Journal Articles

 
 
  • Geriatric Anorexia Nervosa This case of a 66-year-old woman with anorexia nervosa underscores the need to recognize eating disorders among older people, which can be associated with significant psychiatric comorbidities.
  • Biomarker Panel to Identify Early-Stage Pancreatic Cancer A biomarker panel may add significantly to the predictive power of CA 19-9 to detect early-stage pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
  • Acute Febrile Illness and Complications Due to Murine Typhus What do we know about the complications that can occur in patients diagnosed with murine typhus?
  • Obesity and Pancreatitis This review explores the mechanisms by which obesity contributes to and exacerbates acute pancreatitis, and examines potential therapies for this obesity-related disease.
  • An Update on Cancer Risk and Surveillance in PSC What do we currently know about the risk for developing cancer in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis? This article provides an update and discusses screening recommendations.
  • Pancreas Bifidum With Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis Learn about pancreas bifidum, a rare foregut anomaly, in this unusual case. Does having a bifid pancreas predispose to development of acute pancreatitis?
  • Hepatitis E: Virology, Epidemiology, Presentation and Therapy What is our current understanding of the molecular biology of hepatitis E? Review diagnostic and therapeutic strategies and examine future directions for clinical research in this overview.
  • Reversible Diabetes Mellitus Induced by Zidovudine Was zidovudine the cause of newly developed diabetes mellitus in this patient with HIV?
  • Guidelines for Dyslipidemia Management and CVD Prevention The AACE and ACE provide recommendations for the diagnosis and management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
  • The Therapeutic Landscape of Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis What drugs are available for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis? This review summarizes those currently in use as well as novel pharmacological options in ongoing trials.
  • Vitamin D Treatment for Connective Tissue Diseases What does the current evidence tell us about vitamin D as a treatment adjunct for connective tissue diseases?
  • GI Manifestations of Autosomal-Dominant PKD Gastrointestinal manifestations play a significant role in autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease, particularly in older patients. Review the effects on the digestive system in this article.
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation This case study serves as a review of the etiology, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation.
  • Simeprevir+Sofosbuvir in Patients With HCV Genotype 4 The OSIRIS study assessed the efficacy of simeprevir plus sofosbuvir for HCV genotype 4-infected patients, on either an 8 or 12 week regimen.
  • Clinical Mimics: An EM-Focused Review of Sepsis Mimics This review highlights some of the clinical mimics of sepsis and provides guidance on the approaches to differentiate sepsis from other conditions.
  • Chronic Diarrhea: Diagnosis and Management There are many diverse causes of chronic diarrhea. Learn when imaging studies or other diagnostic test are appropriate, and how management should be approached, in this primer.
  • Simeprevir+Sofosbuvir in Patients With HCV Genotype 4 This study assessed the combination of simeprevir and sofosbuvir for 12 weeks in treatment-naive or -experienced HCV genotype 4-infected patients, with and without compensated cirrhosis.
  • The Modern Diagnostic Approach to CAP in Adults Read about the diagnostic approaches to the adult with suspected community-acquired pneumonia, and find out about emerging technologies that may lead to better identification.
  • Opioid Use, Gut Microbiota, and Cirrhosis Readmissions This study indicates that chronic opioid therapy in patients with cirrhosis may have an adverse effect on gut microbiota composition and functionality.
  • BMI >35 Is Associated With Severe C. Difficile Infection This study examines the correlation between body mass index and C. difficile infection severity.