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Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Frailty in Patients with Ascites & Hepatic Encephalopathy, Gastroenterology; ePub 2019 Jan 19; Lai, et al

DAA Therapy for HCV & Recurrence of HCC, Gastroenterology; ePub 2019 Jan 18; Singal, et al

Hypercholesterolemia & Statin Exposure in Cirrhosis, Gastroenterology; ePub 2019 Jan 18; Kaplan, et al

NAFLD as Cause of Mortality in Patients with HCC , J Clin Gastroenterol; ePub 2019 Jan 21; Hester, et al

Post-Diagnosis Statin Use & Mortality Risk in HCC, Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol; ePub 2019 Jan 6; Thrift, et al

Liver Disease

Risk of Advanced Liver Disease in Hispanics , Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol; ePub 2018 Dec 7; Turner, et al

Liver Stiffness Improves After HCV Antiviral Tx, Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol; 2018 Jan; Singh, et al

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GI Oncology

DAA Therapy for HCV & Recurrence of HCC, Gastroenterology; ePub 2019 Jan 18; Singal, et al

NAFLD as Cause of Mortality in Patients with HCC , J Clin Gastroenterol; ePub 2019 Jan 21; Hester, et al

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Endoscopy

Endoscopic Dilation for Anastomotic Stricture?, Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol; 2017 Aug; Lian, et al

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Crohn’s Disease

Ustekinumab & Health-Related Quality of Life in CD, J Crohns Colitis; ePub 2018 May 3; Sands, et al

Increased Risk of Acute MI and HF with IBD, Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol; ePub 2018 Apr 24; Aniwan, et al

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Diarrhea

Chronic Constipation & Diarrhea in Diabetics, Am J Gastroenterol; ePub 2018 Nov 8; Sommers, et al

HIV Infection and Diarrheal Disease in Children, Int J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 May 28; Acácio, et al

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Obesity

Weight Loss Outcomes in ESG vs LSG , Gastrointest Endosc; ePub 2018 Aug 24; Fayad, et al

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