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Topline data from the Phase 3 STELLAR-4 trial showed that selonsertib, an investigational treatment for patients with compensated cirrhosis due to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), was not associated with a significant improvement in fibrosis without worsening of NASH.
After primary care patients received invitations in the mail for colorectal cancer screening by fecal immunochemical testing or colonoscopy, results show that more patients invited to screen for colonoscopy switched to FIT.
Each DocuSol Kids mini-enema (5mL) contains a delivered dose of docusate sodium 100mg in a polyethylene glycol base.
Stool burden can be a particularly challenging aspect of colonoscopies, making potentially cancerous lesions easier to miss.
In older patients who complain of fever and lower abdominal pain, consider diverticulitis, especially if the patient has a previous diagnosis of diverticulosis.
Conventional approaches to treatment of opioid-induced constipation include the use of treatment modalities that address non-opioid-related constipation as well as new medications that target the OIC mechanism of action.
Transplanting fecal bacteria from healthy donors might prove to be effective in resolving cancer immunotherapy-triggered colitis, a pair of case reports has suggested.