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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.

Making the Connection
01/01/70 - Foreword. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information, sharing his or her reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. Stage. A 41-year-old man with a weight of…

Calcific Pancreatitis Associated with Alcohol Use
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Bezlotoxumab for Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection
01/01/70 - In high-income countries, Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of infectious diarrhea in hospitalized patients. After completing initial antibiotic therapy, up to 35% of patients have recurrent C. difficile infection, which is more difficult to treat and is associated with more…

Bezlotoxumab ? A New Agent for Clostridium difficile Infection
01/01/70 - Clostridium difficile was identified in 1976 as the cause of "clindamycin colitis" in a study of the hamster model of the disease. That work led to the identification of toxin A ("cytotoxin") and toxin B ("enterotoxin"), oral vancomycin for treatment, and the problem of relapsing disease. C.…

Taenia solium
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Making the Connection
01/01/70 - A 41-year-old man with hyperlipidemia and a history of morbid obesity since childhood was referred to a surgeon for a weight-management consultation and consideration of bariatric surgery. The patient had tried dieting on his own and had also tried several commercial weight-loss programs with…

Case 2-2017: An 18-Year-Old Woman with Acute Liver Failure
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Carolyn A. Boscia (Medicine and Pediatrics): An 18-year-old woman was seen in the emergency department of this hospital 11 weeks after the birth of her first child because of acute liver failure. The patient had been well until 1 week before this presentation, when…

Swirl Sign ? Intestinal Volvulus after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
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Screening for Colorectal Neoplasia
01/01/70 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the author?s clinical recommendations. Stage. A 79-year-old…

Phase 3 Trial of 177Lu-Dotatate for Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors
01/01/70 - Neuroendocrine tumors of the midgut (which is defined as the jejunoileum and the proximal colon) commonly metastasize to the mesentery, peritoneum, and liver and are frequently associated with the carcinoid syndrome. Neuroendocrine tumors of the midgut represent the most common type of malignant…

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