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Intussusception

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A brief article on intussusception.
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Journal Review

Should All Admitted Patients with Ascites Get a Paracentesis?

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Ascites is the most common complication of liver cirrhosis, and infection of that abdominal fluid, spontaneous bacterial perotinitis (SBP) is both common (reported in 10-30% of hospitalized patient) and deadly,
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Antibiotics vs. Observation in Uncomplicated Diverticulitis

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Diverticulitis is a common cause of abdominal pain in the Emergency Department (ED) setting, especially in older patients. It has been reported as one of the 5 GI diseases most burdensome to the healthcare system at large in the United States.
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