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Clinical Features of Cardiac Nodularity-Like Appearance Indu...
World J Gastroenterol.

This report outlines the prevalence and clinical features of cardiac nodularity, and confirm its close association...

23 Sep 2020

From Terminal Ileitis to Crohn’s Disease
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol.

SBCE is a valuable tool that should be systematically used in patients with isolated terminal ileitis on...

22 Sep 2020

Prevalence of Low Bone Mineral Density in Inflammatory Bowel...
Indian J Gastroenterol.

The prevalence of low BMD in patients with IBD was similar to controls and this was associated with increasing age...

21 Sep 2020

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Risk of Incident Diabe...
Gut.

This updated meta-analysis shows that NAFLD is associated with a ~2.2-fold increased risk of incident diabetes....

18 Sep 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

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...

Long-term Treatment with PPIs, Effective and Safe for Treating Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children

Majority of pediatric patients with eosinophilic esophagitis remain in histological and clinical remission when treated with proton pump inhibitors...

Greater Patient Satisfaction After Switching to Esomeprazole in Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease

Switching over to esomeprazole therapy is associated with greater patient satisfaction and better symptom control in primary-care patients receiving...

Tinidazole versus Metronidazole in Treatment of Amoebic Liver Abscess

The present study compared the effectiveness and safety profile of metronidazole and tinidazole in the treatment of amebic liver abscess.  

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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)
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