A new review suggests it’s time to road test the point-of-care screening tools doctors use to identify brain dysfunction in patients with advanced liver disease.
Digestive (GI) Conditions
Engineered polymeric materials known as hydrogels represent a new way to heal intestinal damage — a process that one day might be applied to other injured organs.
Noninvasive tests haven’t replaced liver biopsies, but they have sharply reduced the need for them. Two Michigan Medicine experts examine the debate in a new paper.
An elimination diet designed to relieve discomfort in IBS patients did more than ease physical symptoms, a new study finds. It also improved quality of life.
Common practice keeps hospitalized pancreatitis patients away from food or IV feeding. But a new analysis finds earlier nutrition might help patients with mild cases recover and go home.
The annual Digestive Disease Week conference presents research across a range of GI specialties. Here’s a look at some of 2017’s standouts.