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Organ Transplant Activity Declined During 2020

September 03, 2021. 4:03 PM CDT.

The most affected organ transplants were kidney, followed by lung, liver, and heart

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OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

e-ECE: Testosterone Therapy Mitigates NAFLD in Obese Men With FH, T2D

June 03, 2021

Testosterone undecanoate therapy reduces NAFLD grade in obese men with functional hypogonadism and type 2 diabetes


ASCO: Incidence of Cervical Cancer Has Decreased in the United States

June 01, 2021

Other HPV-related cancers have increased in recent years; incidence of anal and rectal cancer expected to surpass cervical cancer


Study Supports Delaying Pregnancy for One Year After Bariatric Surgery

May 25, 2021

Pregnancy within 12 months linked to lower gestational age at delivery, lower gestational weight gain, lower neonatal birth weight


DDW: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Severity Symptoms Improved in Lockdown

May 24, 2021

Proportion of severe IBS patients and mean IBS Severity Scale decreased during lockdown versus prepandemic, may be secondary to reduction in external stress burdens


Bariatric Surgery Linked to Reduced Risk for Cataracts

May 24, 2021

Lowest risk for cataracts seen for patients aged 40 to 49 years; null result observed in patients aged 60 to 79 years


DDW: Alcohol-Related GI, Liver Diseases Up During Pandemic

May 18, 2021

Demand increased for inpatient consults, inpatient endoscopic interventions for alcohol-related GI, liver diseases, particularly alcoholic hepatitis


DDW: Semaglutide May Up Weight Loss After Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

May 17, 2021

Average total body weight loss following ESG was 26.7 percent with semaglutide pen versus 19.6 percent with sham pen


Hand Dermatitis Currently Prevalent in Health Care Workers

May 12, 2021

Prevalence of hand dermatitis 92.6 percent in health care workers, 68.7 percent for general population


ENDO: In Utero 17-OHPC Exposure Ups Later Cancer Risk

March 24, 2021

Risk for any cancer increased in adult offspring with in utero exposure, particularly colorectal, prostate cancer


RSNA: Sleeve Gastrectomy in Teens May Harm Bone Health

December 02, 2020

Decrease in lumbar volumetric bone mineral density seen in obese teens undergoing sleeve gastrectomy


Many Infants With Hep C-Positive Moms Not Screened for HCV

November 25, 2020

Prenatal care is an important time to screen for hepatitis C, authors say


Rural, Urban Disparities Seen for New Liver Cancer Cases

November 24, 2020

New hepatocellular carcinoma cases highest among rural Hispanic residents


Cirrhosis Cases Rising Among Women in North America

November 23, 2020

Projected future increases in cirrhosis due to alcohol-related liver disease and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease


UEG: Pancreatic CA Down With Bariatric Sx for Obese With DM

October 16, 2020 Prevalence of pancreatic cancer higher in patients with predisposing diabetes and obesity without BS

UEG: Allergy-Related Dz Tied to Irritable Bowel Syndrome at 16

October 16, 2020 Asthma and food hypersensitivity at age 12 years associated with increased risk for IBS at age 16 years