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Early Deep Remission of Crohn Disease Tied to Better Outcomes

Findings show significant decrease in adverse outcomes over three years of follow-up

Gastrointestinal Symptoms Common in COVID-19 Patients

GI symptoms were more prevalent in later stages of epidemic in China

Risk Factors for Missed Appendicitis Diagnosis Identified

6 percent of adults and 4.4 percent of children misdiagnosed during initial emergency department visit

Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy May Up Fracture Risk in Children

Fracture risk remained higher after adjusting for differences in sex, race, other factors

Endoscopy Within Six Hours Does Not Lower Mortality in GI Bleed

30-day mortality did not differ for those undergoing endoscopy within six hours versus six to 24 hours

Burden of Clostridioides difficile Infection Down in the U.S.

Decrease seen in adjusted estimate of national burden of health care-associated C. difficile infection

Unemployed Workers Less Likely to Be Uninsured Post-ACA

Following implementation of ACA, insurance rates decreased more in states with Medicaid expansion

Hospitalizations for Chronic Liver Disease on the Rise

Burden due to alcoholic cirrhosis and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease also increased

Patients With Mild COVID-19 May Present With Digestive Symptoms

Many with digestive symptoms present with diarrhea; 62.4 percent with digestive symptoms have fever

March 2020 Briefing – Gastroenterology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Gastroenterology for March 2020. This roundup includes the latest...