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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2013, 08:39:27 PM »
"PPI use linked to nosocomial C. difficile infection"
http://www.healio.com/gastroenterology/infection/news/online/%7B0dea6ef3-acff-4f69-84df-116f6229fb2e%7D/ppi-use-linked-to-nosocomial-c-difficile-infection

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Patients who received therapy with proton pump inhibitors were more likely to develop Clostridium difficile infection while hospitalized than those who did not in a recent study.

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2013, 03:42:51 PM »
"GERD: Magnetic Device Called Safe, Effective"
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/812213

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Surgeons at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, however, are waiting for more evidence before they adopt MSA as a procedure

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #18 on: December 04, 2013, 07:50:13 AM »
"PPIs May Reduce Esophageal Cancer Risk in Barrett's Esophagus"
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/815054

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Patients with Barrett's esophagus who used proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) had a lower risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma, in a systematic review and meta-analysis of seven observational studies.

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #19 on: December 31, 2013, 03:22:36 PM »
"Antacid drugs linked to vitamin B-12 deficiency"
http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Antacid-drugs-linked-to-vitamin-B-12-deficiency-5052769.php

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Kaiser researchers have linked long-term use of a popular type of antacid medication to vitamin B-12 deficiency, a condition that when left untreated can increase the risk of dementia, nerve damage, anemia and other potentially serious medical problems.

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2014, 01:51:35 PM »
"MRI modeling revealed abnormal structure, function in GERD patients’ esophagogastric junction"
http://www.healio.com/gastroenterology/esophagus/news/online/%7Bb75ec0e8-0af1-42d7-8c81-44f58def28af%7D/mri-modeling-revealed-abnormal-structure-function-in-gerd-patients-esophagogastric-junction


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Three-dimensional models reconstructed from MRI images revealed a wider esophagogastric insertion angle plus altered gastric morphology that could compromise reflux protection by the “flap valve” mechanism in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #21 on: June 11, 2014, 04:34:47 PM »
"PPI prescription from gastroenterologist linked to better outcomes"
http://www.smartbrief.com/06/06/14/ppi-prescription-gastroenterologist-linked-better-outcomes#.U5jLAX-9KSM

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A study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology showed 71% of patients prescribed proton pump inhibitors by a gastroenterologist were optimal users, compared with 47% of those who got a prescription from a primary care physician and 39% who purchased an over-the-counter form of the medication.

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #22 on: July 21, 2014, 06:51:42 PM »
"Majority of severe GERD patients required long-term PPI use after antireflux surgery"
http://www.healio.com/gastroenterology/esophagus/news/online/%7B1ab4d0e7-128d-431c-ab9c-4abb49964829%7D/majority-of-severe-gerd-patients-required-long-term-ppi-use-after-antireflux-surgery

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Patients with severe GERD used proton pump inhibitors after antireflux surgery at much higher rates than previously reported, and more than half became long-term users 10 to 15 years after surgery, according to recent study data.

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Re: The Reflux Thread: One stop shopping for all your reflux issues
« Reply #23 on: April 24, 2016, 07:15:04 PM »
BYE-BYE, PPI.

A toolkit for deprescribing proton pump inhibitors in EMR-enabled primary care settings

http://www.choosingwiselycanada.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/CWC_PPI_Toolkit_v1.0_2016-04-08.pdf