UpToDate® Free Topic of the Month


Produced in cooperation with the AGA, UpToDate is a subscription-based clinical information resource available online from your computer or mobile device. Review the latest information and recommendations from UpToDate.

Topic of the Months

April 2014

Topic: Malignancy-related ascites.

March 2014

Topic: Colonic diverticulosis and diverticular disease: Epidemiology, risk factors and pathogenesis.

February 2014

Topic: Diversion Colitis.

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