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Long-term antibiotic treatment effective for Crohn’s disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Long-term treatment with clofazimine or nitroimidazoles may help control Crohn’s disease, according to the authors of a systematic review and meta-analysis. Several bacteria have been implicated in Crohn’s...

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Radiofrequency ablation safely combined with surgery for Barrett’s esophagus

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with Barrett’s esophagus, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) before or after anti-reflux surgery can reduce metaplasia and dysplasia, but whether the multi-treatment approach improves long-term outcomes...

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Best ablative therapy for small liver tumors still unclear

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC) larger than 2 cm, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is the best ablative therapy, a meta-analysis shows – but for smaller tumors, it’s not clear whether RFA is best or whether...