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Gastrointestinal problems

In these pages are collected the stories from Bandolier relating to gastrointestinal problems. In due course these will be supplemented by additional material, as resources become available through sponsorship or other means.

Ulcers

Aspirin, NSAID, Coxib and PPI COXIBs in the real world COXIBs and GI ulcers: real world risk reduction COXIB, NSAID, paracetamol and gastric protection Focus on Helicobacter pylori GI complications and NSAIDs and here Helicobacter pylori and ulcers Helicobacter pylori and peptic ulcer Low dose aspirin and haemorrhage in older people NSAIDs and upper GI disease: burden of disease NSAIDs and upper GI disease NSAID-induced GI Injury Peptic ulcer is rare without H pylori or NSAID Preventing GI bleeds with low dose aspirin PPI for peptic ulcer bleeding Risk stratification with NSAID and COXIB Underuse of GPAs with NSAIDs Which laboratory serology test for H pylori?

Reflux

Gastric acid suppression and pneumonia Gastrooesophageal reflux and BMI PPIs and early heartburn relief Dyspepsia and reflux disease Helicobacter and dyspepsia H pylori eradication for dyspepsia Diagnosing gastric cancer Reflux oesophagitis Preventing relapse in reflux oesophagitis Reflux oesophagitis PPIs for reflux oesophagitis Cisapride for non-ulcer dyspepsia Better quality and lower cost in prescribing for reflux Improving prescribing across a group of small practices in the North Walsall Primary Care Group Treatment effectiveness and costs in reflux disease

Lower GI

Colorectal polyps: aspirin, coxibs, and NSAIDs Probiotics for antibiotic-associated diarrhoea Inflammatory bowel disease and childhood environment Gastrointestinal disease and autism Hypnotherapy for IBS Barrett's oesophagitis and colon cancer Medical therapy for pouchitis Daily folate may reduce risk of colon cancer dramatically Chinese herbal medicine for irritable bowel disease Ulcerative colitis treated with transdermal nicotine Treatments for irritable bowel syndrome Preventing colorectal adenomas

GI Cancers

Aspirin and pancreatic cancer Aspirin and colorectal adenoma Coxibs, aspirin, polyps, and cardiovascular harm Aspirin/NSAID and oesophageal cancer Barrett's oesophagitis and colon cancer Caffeine and pregnancy, colon cancer and stroke Daily folate may reduce risk of colon cancer dramatically Green tea and risk of gastric cancer Soyfoods and stomach cancer Whole grain food four times a week reduces cancer risk by 40%

Other

Antioxidant therapy for recurrent pancreatitis Barrett's oesophagus incidence Chronic pancreatitis and enzyme supplements Fibre and haemorrhoid complications Harm from endoscopy or colonoscopy Health economic analyses in digestive diseases Irritable bowel syndrome (Editorial) PPIs and fractures