Fattori di rischio per “poor outcome” delle emorragie alte

Poor outcomes in hospitalized patients with gastrointestinal bleeding: impact of baseline risk, bleeding severity, and process of care. Jairath V, Thompson J, Kahan BC, Daniel R, Hearnshaw SA, Travis SP, Murphy MF, Palmer KR, Logan RF. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Oct;109(10):1603-12.     OBJECTIVES: Previous studies have found higher mortality rates among inpatients (IPs) compared with…

Sospensione degli UDCA nella PSC

Prospective evaluation of ursodeoxycholic acid withdrawal in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis.Wunsch E, Trottier J, Milkiewicz M, Raszeja-Wyszomirska J, Hirschfield GM, Barbier O, Milkiewicz P. Hepatology. 2014 Sep;60(3):931-40 Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) is no longer recommended for management of adult patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). We undertook a prospective evaluation of UDCA withdrawal in a…