2019 · Podcast

GI Pearls – June 2019 – Episode 33 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for June 2019 – Episode 33

  1. Epidemiology and implications of concurrent diagnosis of EOE and IBD – Gut
  2. Risk of Cdiff Infection with Systemic  Antimicrobial Therapy Following Successful FMT –   Dig Dis Sci
  3. Safety of Endoscopy in cancer patients with thrombocytopenia and neutropenia – GIE
  4. Same-Day vs Different-Day Elective Upper and Lower Endoscopic Procedures by Setting – JAMA Internal Medicine
  5. Cuff-assisted versus cap-assisted colonoscopy for adenoma  detection: results of a randomized study – Endoscopy
  6. Promotion of Testing for Celiac Disese and the Gluten-Free diet among complementary and alternative medicine practitioners. – Am J Gastro
  7. Numbers and feature of Patient with a diagnosis of Celiac disease w/o Duodenal biopsy, based on a national survey – CGH
  8. Early colonoscopy for diverticular bleeding does not reduce risk of post-discharge recurrent bleeding :Propensity score matching analysis  – CGH
  9. AGA Clinical Practice Update on Interaction Between Oral DAAs for Chronic HepC Infection and HCC – Gastro
  10. Randomized placebo-controlled trial of droperidol and ondansetron for adult emergency department patients with nausea – Acad Emerg Med 
  11. Endoscopy-related musculoskeletal injuries in gastroenterology fellows – Endoscopy International
  12. Efficacy of MaziRenWan, a chinese Herbal medicine, in Patients with functional constipation – RTC – CGH
  13. Superiority of Gastrojejunostomy over Endoscopic Stenting for Palliation of Malignant gastric outlet obstruction – CGH

2019 · Podcast

GI Pearls – May 2019 – Episode 32 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for May 2019 – Episode 32

  1. Risk of postpolypectomy bleeding with uninterrupted clopidogrel therapy- an industry-indepentend, double-blind, randomized trial. – Gastroenterology
  2. Personalised surveillance for serrated polyposis syndrome: results from a prospective 5-year international cohort study – GUT
  3. Cold snare endoscopic resection of nonpedunculated colorectal polyps larger than 10mm: A systematic review and pooled analysis – GIE
  4. Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery-A Multicentre Study of 9617 Patients from Indian Bariatric Surgery Outcome Reporting Group. – Obesity Surgery
  5. Resolution of NAFLD after bariatric surgery – CGH
  6. Risk of bacterial exposure to the endoscopist’s face during endoscopy – GIE
  7. Low Prevalence of Suspected Barrett’s Esophagus in patients with GERD without Alarm Symptoms – CGH
  8. Efficacy of  induction therapy with high intenstity Tofacitinib in 4 patients with acute severe UC – CGH
  9. Fecal Microbial Transplant Capsules are Safe in Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Phase 1, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial. – Hepatology
  10. Illuminating Elimination Diets: Controversies Regarding  Dietary Treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis – Dig Dis Sci
2019 · Podcast

GI Pearls – April 2019 – Episode 31 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for April 2019 – Episode 31

  1. Prediction of individuals at high absolute risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma – GIE
  2. Updates on Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia – Digestive Diseases Sci
  3. Thermal ablation of mucosal defect margins reduces adenoma recurrence after colonic EMR – Gastro
  4. Transfusion Strategies for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding – NEJM 
  5. Effect of restrictive versus liberal transfusion strategies on outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease – BMJ 
  6. Outcomes following restrictive or liberal red blood cell transfusion in patients with lower gastrointestinal bleeding – AP&T
  7. Predicting the Course of Disease in Hospitalized  Patients With Acute Severe Ulcerative Colitis – IBD
  8. Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Is Superior to  Fidaxomicin for Treatment of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection – Gastro
  9. Hepatocellular Carcinoma – NEJM
  10. Non-invasive assessment of liver disease in patient with NAFLD. – Gastroenterology
  11. No association between pseudopolyps and colorectal neoplasia in patients with IBD – Gastro 
  12. Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty versus laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: A case matched study. – GIE
  13. Glucocorticosteroids for people with alcoholic hepatitis. –  Cochrane Database Syst Rev.
  14. Switching between biologics and biosimilar in IBD – CGH
  15. Preventive medicine in IBD – CGH