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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Gastroenterology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Gastroenterology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Case 27-2017: A 32-Year-Old Man with Acute Chest Pain
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. David M. Dudzinski: A 32-year-old man was evaluated in the emergency department of this hospital for the abrupt onset of postprandial chest pain. Several hours before presentation, the patient had eaten pizza in his apartment. Less than 1 hour later, while he was at rest…

01/01/70 - Who remembers porphyria? For most health care providers, the name encompasses a group of diseases that were mentioned in a lecture and were too rare to commit to memory. However, the prevalence of some types of porphyria may be higher than is generally assumed. In this review, we discuss progress…

Targeting the Colorectal Cancer Stem Cell
01/01/70 - The killing of cancer stem cells is thought to be a critical component of effective antitumor therapies; cancer stem cells are at the apex of a hierarchy that is present in multiple cancer types. In colorectal cancer, it is well accepted that cancer stem cells, which can be isolated from human and…

A Tale of Two Epidemics ? HCV Treatment among Native Americans and Veterans
01/01/70 - In light of ongoing debates about health care budgets and rising drug prices, a current public health crisis can provide useful insights. For patients who get their health care through two separate federal agencies, the hepatitis C virus (HCV) epidemic is unfolding in vastly different ways. In…

Use of Liver Imaging and Biopsy in Clinical Practice
01/01/70 - Liver biopsies are traditionally performed to determine the cause and stage of liver disease, as well as to inform treatment decisions and determine prognosis. In 2001, Bravo et al. observed that "liver biopsy is usually the most specific test to assess the nature and severity of liver diseases."…

Venous Congestion in Ischemic Bowel
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Pediatric Intestinal Failure
01/01/70 - Once a condition that was almost always fatal, pediatric intestinal failure is now considered a complex but survivable syndrome that afflicts tens of thousands of children. Deaths due to dehydration and malnutrition, which claimed more than half of infants with the short-bowel syndrome, were…

Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the NLRP3 Inflammasome
01/01/70 - The majority of the immune cells in the body are located in the intestine, where they are spatially separated from more than 10 trillion microorganisms by a layer of mucus and a layer of epithelial cells. Deterioration of this physical barrier ? the result of invading pathogens or an unrestrained…

Case 24-2017: An 8-Month-Old Girl with Fever and an Abdominal Mass
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Rajitha Venkatesh (Pediatrics): An 8-month-old girl was admitted to this hospital because of fever and an abdominal mass. The patient had been in her usual good health until approximately 6 days before admission, when she passed a large stool surrounded by clotted blood.…

NAD Deficiency, Congenital Malformations, and Niacin Supplementation
01/01/70 - Major congenital malformations occur in at least 2% of human births. There are relatively few identified causes. The origins of most malformations have been difficult to determine and probably involve genetic and environmental factors or gene?environment interaction. Although malformations…

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