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Cholelithiasis during Octreotide Therapy

PICO Question In patients undergoing long term therapy with octreotide what is the incidence of cholelithiasis compared to untreated patients and what is the outcome of patients with cholelithiasis? Gallstones occur very commonly in patients on long term octreotide therapy  (Sandostatin) and infrequently require cholecystectomy. Selected Studies Hussaini, S. H., Pereira, S. P., Veysey, M. J., Kennedy, […]

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Post Polypectomy Coagulation Syndrome

Focused Topic Summary In in patients who undergo hot snare polypectomy. post-polypectomy coagulation syndrome (PPCS) manifests as abdominal pain with additional findings mimicking colon perforation but without evidence of perforation on abdominal CT scan. PICO: Focused Question & Key ConceptsPICOS Focused Question & Key Concepts PICOS The question Population: in patients undergoing colonoscopy Intervention: who undergo hot snare polypectomy Comparator: […]

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Focused Question: Oral Budesonide (Entocort) in Pregnancy

My PICOS Question IBD therapy in pregnancy will almost always present important and sometimes complex management issues for mother and fetus. This post briefly answers a PICOS question: using budesonide to treat a flare of Crohn’s during pregnancy.   Page Table of Contents SLIDESSlides Please view slides in fullscreen. Access References Listed in SlidesAccess References Listed in Slides Download […]

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