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Survival Benefit of Adjuvant Chemotherapy After Pancreatoduo...
J Gastrointest Surg.

In this large retrospective cohort study, AC after resected ampullary adenocarcinoma was associated with a survival...

25 Nov 2020

Lymphocytic Esophagitis: Assessing Risk Factors and Clinical...
Dig Dis Sci.

Our data suggests that lymphocytic esophagitis is more likely to be found in older female patients and is...

24 Nov 2020

Serum Hydroxybutyrate Dehydrogenase as an Early Predictive M...
BMC Gastroenterol.

The elevated serum HBDH in early stage of AP is closely related to the adverse prognosis of AP patients, which can...

23 Nov 2020

Systemic Inflammation as A Risk Factor for Portal Vein Throm...
‎Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol.

In patients with cirrhosis, markers of systemic inflammation IL-6 and lymphopenia are predictive of PVT...

20 Nov 2020

Slide Library

Effect of Zinc on Innate Immunity in Children with Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)-Induced Diarrhea

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is the major bacterial pathogen causing acute watery diarrhea in children from countries of the developing...

 
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Is There an Impact of Early GERD on Childhood Otologic Outcome?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common problem in children and it has been linked to multiple extraesophageal manifestations. Athough...

 
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Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children: A Concise Overview of an Emerging Disease

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic immune-mediated inflammatory disorder with its incidence and prevalence widely rising in all age groups...

 
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Probiotics-Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG

This slide set covers basic understanding of probiotics and mechanism of action focussing on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG strain.  

 
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Our Publications

UTI Management: For Gastroenterologists

Guidelines for UTI management, summarised for gastroenterologists.

Liver Disease and Pregnancy

Up to 3% of pregnant women suffer from pregnancy-associated liver diseases, which are the most frequent cause of liver dysfunction in pregnancy. Due...

Approach to Hepatitis B in Pregnancy

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in pregnancy is an important global health problem. Over 50% of the estimated 240–350 million chronic...

Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disease which encompasses a wide range of symptoms for the patient. The diagnosis of GERD is often based...

Key Trials

Zinc: Low Dose vs. High Dose for Childhood Diarrhoea

Amongst children with acute diarrhoea, low dose zinc (10 mg and 5 mg per day) was non-inferior to high dose zinc (20 mg/day) in terms of duration of...

Obeticholic Acid is Effective and Safe in Primary Biliary Cholangitis – A 3-Year Interim Analysis of POISE Trial

The 3-year interim analysis of the ongoing POISE trial demonstrated long-term efficacy and safety of obeticholic acid in patients with primary...

Obeticholic Acid Reduces Alkaline Phosphatase and Bilirubin Levels in Primary Biliary Cholangitis

Treatment for 12 months with obeticholic acid, administered either with ursodiol or as monotherapy, in patients with primary biliary cholangitis...

Diagnosis of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy in Indian Cirrhotic Patients – Better Tolerability with Rifaximin than Lactulose

The Inhibitory Control Test is a simple test for the diagnosis of minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE), however it had lower sensitivity and...

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Which of the following do you perceive to be the biggest USP of sofosbuvir-velpatasvir over other existing treatment options for chronic hepatitis C in India?
Its approval for use in decompensated HCV patients
25% (1 vote)
First fixed dose combination with pangenotypic activity
25% (1 vote)
No need of ribavirin addition for treating HCV genotype 3 patients
25% (1 vote)
All of the above
25% (1 vote)
Total votes: 4