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Impact of Switching to Tenofovir Alafenamide Fumarate in Pat...
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol.

HBsAg levels decreased more rapidly after patients switched from ETV to TAF. Switching to TAF may be an effective...

11 Oct 2021

Highly Significant Differences in HBsAg Kinetics among Patie...
J Antimicrob Chemother.

Entecavir/tenofovir retreatment effectively decreases HBsAg level in patients with a virus-dominating flare but is...

11 Oct 2021

Converting Laparoscopic Colectomies to Open is Associated wi...
Int J Colorectal Dis.

Among Crohn’s Disease patients, cases converted from laparoscopic to open exhibited similar outcomes as a planned...

06 Oct 2021

Expanded Indication for Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation: Out...
J Gastrointest Surg.

Magnetic sphincter augmentation significantly improves GERD-related symptoms and quality of life in patients with...

06 Oct 2021

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

Efficacy of Tenofovir Alafenamide and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate in Reducing Risk of Vertical Transmission of HBV

Treatment with tenofovir alafenamide and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate for 24 weeks in women with high viral load, demonstrated similar efficacy in...

Subgroup Analysis of the POISE Trial Results based on Risk of Disease Progression in Primary Biliary Cholangitis

Long-term treatment with obeticholic acid (OCA) was effective and well tolerated and improved the levels of ALP, ALT, and AST, irrespective of...

Demographic Subgroup Analysis of the POISE Trial Results: Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Obeticholic Acid in Primary Biliary Cholangitis Patients

Long-term treatment with obeticholic acid (OCA) is associated with durable improvements in ALP, ALT, AST and GGT as well as stabilization of normal...

Effective Treatment of FC may Reduce the Burden of GERD in Children

The present study confirmed the frequent coexistence of GERD and FC in children. Appropriate treatment of FC may alleviate the symptoms of GERD in...

Poll

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
20% (1 vote)
First fixed dose combination with pangenotypic activity
20% (1 vote)
No need of ribavirin addition for treating HCV genotype 3 patients
40% (2 votes)
All of the above
20% (1 vote)
Total votes: 5