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Validation of the Expanded Baveno-VI Criteria for Screening...

Application of the expanded Baveno-VI criteria can safely avoid screening gastroscopy in 43.6% of cACLD patients...

22 May 2020

Low-fat, High-fiber Diet Reduces Markers of Inflammation and...

In a cross-over study of patients with UC in remission, we found that a catered, LFD or iSAD were each well...

21 May 2020

Metavir Fibrosis Stage in Hepatitis C–Related Hepatocellular...

Metavir fibrosis stage can predict survival in HCV-related HCC patients independent of tumor size. FIB-4 is the best...

20 May 2020

Indicators of Active Disease and Steroid Dependency in Patie...

A substantial percentage of biologic-naïve IBD patients suffers from active disease/steroid dependency. The majority...

19 May 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 Supplement may reduce Time to Discharge in Children Aged 1-59 Months Admitted for Diarrhea

Zinc supplementation shortened the time to discharge in children hospitalized for diarrhea. The benefits were evident in children aged 1-59 months,...

Superior Outcomes with Midodrine Combined with Standard Medical Therapy in Cirrhotic Patients with Refractory Ascites

Long-term administration of midodrine along with standard medical therapy improves the systemic hemodynamics without any renal or hepatic...

Midodrine Superior to Octreotide in Improving the Hemodynamic Status of Cirrhosis Patients with Ascites

The study demonstrated a significantly greater improvement in plasma renin activity and eGFR with oral midodrine vs. octreotide in cirrhosis...

Short Term Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Can Increase Risk of Hip Fracture in Elderly Alzheimer Patients

The results of the study revealed that long-term or cumulative PPI use was not associated with an increased risk of hip fracture in community-...

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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