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Paediatrics: how to manage functional constipation

Authors: Alexander KC Leung, Kam Lun Hon

This article provides a narrative updated review on the evaluation, diagnosis and management of childhood functional constipation.

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Paediatrics: how to manage viral gastroenteritis

Authors: Alexander KC Leung, Kam Lun Hon

This article aims to provide a narrative updated review on the evaluation and management of viral gastroenteritis in children.

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Sustained virological response in patients with HCV treated with daclatasvir plus sofosbuvir, with or without ribavirin: a large, field-practice study

Authors: Rodolfo Sacco MD, PhD, Vincenzo Messina MD, Umberto Vespasiani Gentilucci MD, Luigi Elio Adinolfi MD, Antonio Ascione MD, Giorgio Barbarini MD, Angelo Barlattani MD, Giuseppe Cariti MD, Raffaele Cozzolongo MD, Basilio Fimiani MD, Ruggiero Francavilla MD, Caterina Furlan MD, Giovanni Garrucciu MD, Vincenzo Iovinella MD, Luca Rinaldi MD, Massimo Marignani MD, Paola Begini MD, Valeria Pace Palitti MD, Adriano M Pellicelli MD, Gaetano Scifo MD, Antonio Facciorusso MD, Luca Giacomelli PhD, Aashni Shah BSc, Gaetano Bertino MD, Serena Perazzo MD, Giampaolo Bresci MD, Antonio Izzi MD

The aim of this retrospective, multicenter, field-practice study was to investigate the therapeutic efficacy and safety of the oral combination of daclatasvir and sofosbuvir, with or without ribavirin, in a large unselected cohort of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection.

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Symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease management: an innovative food-grade formulation of Curcuma longa and Boswellia serrata extracts

Authors: Attilio Giacosa MD, PhD, Antonella Riva PhD, Giovanna Petrangolini MSc, Pietro Allegrini MSc, Teresa Fazia PhD, Luisa Bernardinelli PhD, Clara Gasparri MSc, Milena Anna Faliva PhD, Gabriella Peroni BSc, Simone Perna PhD, Mariangela Rondanelli MD, PhD

This article investigates the potential role of a new delivery formulation of the association of curcumin and boswellia phytosome extracts in symptomatic uncomplicated colonic diverticular disease.

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Pharmacotherapy patterns in patients with chronic idiopathic constipation beginning treatment with linaclotide or lubiprostone in the United States

Authors: Arpita Nag PhD, Rebecca Bornheimer BA, Gerry Oster PhD

The objective of this retrospective
cohort study was to examine patterns of use of linaclotide
and lubiprostone, primarily focusing on duration of treatment
and switching between agents, in patients with CIC, with and without IBS, using a large US health insurance claims database.

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