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    The 2018 ISDE achalasia guidelines

    Dis. Esoph.; 31 (9), 2018
    Achalasia is a relatively rare primary motor esophageal disorder, characterized by absence of relaxations of the lower esophageal sphincter and of peristalsis along the esophageal body. As a result, patients typically present with dysphagia, regurgitation and occasionally chest pain, pulmonary complicati...

    Management of patients with rectal prolapse: the 2017 Dutch guidelines

    Techn. coloproctology; 22 (8), 2018
    BACKGROUND: Rectal prolapse-both external rectal prolapse and internal rectal prolapse-is a disabling condition. In view of the overwhelming number of surgical procedures described for the treatment of rectal prolapse, a comprehensive update concerning the diagnostic and therapeutic pathway for this cond...

    Individualized medication of voriconazole: a practice guideline of the division of therapeutic drug monitoring, chinese pharmacological society

    Ther. Drug Monit; 40 (60), 2018
    BACKGROUND: Voriconazole (VRZ) is a second-generation triazole antifungal agent with broad-spectrum activity. It is available in both intravenous and oral formulations, and is primarily indicated for treating invasive aspergillosis. The most commonly used dose for adults is 4 mg/kg or 200 mg twice daily....

    European headache federation guideline on the use of monoclonal antibodies acting on the calcitonin gene related peptide or its receptor for migraine prevention

    J. Head. Pain; 20 (6), 2019
    BACKGROUND AND AIM: Monoclonal antibodies acting on the calcitonin gene-related peptide or on its receptor are new drugs to prevent migraine. Four monoclonal antibodies have been developed: one targeting the calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor (erenumab) and three targeting the calcitonin gene-relat...

    Clinical practice guidelines in complicated intra-abdominal infection 2018: an Indonesian perspective

    Surg. infect; 20 (1), 2018
    BACKGROUND: The occurrence of complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) remains high despite system improvement in accordance with Joint Commission International because of heterogeneity of management. However, published clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) were not feasible to be implemented because ...

    Guidelines for colonic diverticular bleeding and colonic diverticulitis: Japan gastroenterological association

    Digestion; 99 (suppl 1), 2019
    Colonic diverticular disease has been increasing in prevalence in Japan due to the rapidly aging population. Colonic diverticular bleeding can result in hemorrhagic shock requiring blood transfusion, and it carries a high risk of recurrence within 1 year. Colonic diverticulitis can cause abscess, fistula...

    Systematic screening for active tuberculosis: an operational guide

    Early detection of tuberculosis (TB) is essential to improve health outcomes for people with TB, and to reduce TB transmission more effectively. Systematic screening in high risk groups is a complement to efforts to improve the patient-initiated pathway to TB diagnosis (that is, diagnosing TB among peopl...

    VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care

    DESCRIPTION: In April 2017, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) approved a joint clinical practice guideline for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS: The VA/DoD Evidence-Based Practice Work Group convened a joint VA/DoD guideline developme...