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Biliary stenting shrinks common bile duct stones

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Biliary stenting can be an effective therapy for large or multiple common bile duct (CBD) stones, new research shows. With two months of stenting, stones either shrank or disappeared in 37 of 40 patients (93%), Dr. Akira...

Enteral vs. Parenteral Nutrition

Options for Nutrition in the Hospitalized Patient

Rafael Barrera, MD, Director, Surgical ICU at LIJ Medical Center, discusses patient nutrition and the three methods available to do so: oral (supplements), parenteral nutrition (PN) and enteral nutrition (PN). Parenteral nutrition can be central (TPN) or...

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Endoscopists can lower radiation exposure during ERCP

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Experienced endoscopists can significantly cut radiation exposure during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), a new study shows. “We hope that awareness of this association might prompt endoscopists with...