2020 · Podcast

GI Pearls – October 2020 – Episode 44 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for October 2020 – Episode 44

  1. A Quarter of Participants With Advanced Neoplasia  Have Discordant Results From 2-Sample Fecal  Immunochemical Tests for Colorectal Cancer Screening – CGH
  2. Assessment of Clinical Conditions Associated with Splenic Infarction in Adult Patients – JAMA Internal Medicine
  3. Unsedated colonoscopy – impact on quality indicators – Dig Dis Sci
  4. The effect of green kiwifruit on gas transit and tolerance in healthy humans – Neurogastroenterology & Motility
  5. Second international Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of HHT – Annals of IM
  6. AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the  Gastrointestinal  Evaluation of Iron Deficiency Anemia – GASTRO
  7. AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Role of  Probiotics in the Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders – Gastro 
  8.  Interview with Jonathan Tsoni Peled, MD/PhD from Memorial Sloan Kettering in NYC.  Twitter: @tsonipeled 

2020 · Podcast

GI Pearls – September 2020 – Episode 43 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episodes 43 – September 2020

  1. Levels of Vitamin D are low after Crohn’s disease is established but not before –  CGH
  2. Rapid recurrence of EOE activity after successful treatment in the observational phase of a randomised trial. – CGH
  3. Clinical outcomes of adults with eosinophilic esophagitis with severe stricture. – GIE
  4. Quality of Colonoscopy: A Comparison  Between  Gastroenterologists and  Nongastroenterologists – Dis of colon & Rectum.
  5. A Novel Score to Predict Esophageal Varices in Patients  with Compensated Advanced Chronic Liver Disease – DDS
  6. https://cookcountyscore.shinyapps.io/cookcountyscore/ 
  7. Outcomes of Gallbladder Polyps and Their Association With Gallbladder Cancer in a 20-Year Cohort   – JAMA Network
  8. Discordance Between Patient-Reported Outcomes  and Mucosal Inflammation in Patients With Mild to  Moderate Ulcerative Colitis – CGH
  9. Rifabutin-Based triple therapy for Hpylori Eradication – Annals of IM
  10. Does Gastric Bypass Improve Glycemic Control Beyond the Effect of Weight Loss? – NEJM
  11. Regression of Fibrosis Stage With Treatment  Reduces Long-Term Risk of Liver Cancer in Patients w/ Hemochromatosis Caused by Mutation in HFE  – CGH
2020 · Podcast

GI Pearls – July 2020 – Episode 42 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episodes 42 – July/August 2020

  1. Use of total underwater colonoscopy to navigate endoscopic challenges – CGH
  2. Performance of radiographic imaging after incomplete colonoscopy for non-malignant causes in clinical practice. – GIE
  3. Cognitive Deficit and white matter changes in persons with celiac disease: a population based study. -Gastroenterology
  4. Endoscopic gastric body plication for the treatment of obesity – GIE
  5. Cold snare piecemeal EMR of large sessile colnic polylps >20mm –  GIE
  6. AGA clinical Practice Update on Functional Heartburn: Expert Review – Gastro
  7. Imipramine for Treatment of Esophageal Hypersensitivity and Functional Heartburn – Am J Gastro
  8. Superiority of Higher‑Volume Fresh Feces Compared to  Lower‑Volume Frozen Feces in Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for  Recurrent Cdiff – Dig Dis & Sciences
  9. Practical Tips on TIPS: When and When NOT to request it.
  10. TIPS to the rescue: Preoperative Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) placement in a patient with caput medusae and colon cancer – Radiology  Case Reports 
  11. Real-World practice patterns in the Era of Rectal Indomethacin for prophylaxis against Post-ERCP Pancreatitis in a high risk cohort – AmJ Gastro
  12. Delays in colonoscopy start time are associated with reductions in adenoma detection rates – Digest Liver Dis
2020 · Podcast

GI Pearls – June 2020 – Episode 41 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episodes 41 – June 2020

  1. Discrepancy between self-reported and actual colonoscopy polypectomy practices for the removal of small polyps – GIE
  2. AGA Guidelines on the management of Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis – Gastro 
  3. Resistance training increases muscle strength and muscle size in patients with liver cirrhosis. – CGH
  4. Reduced incidence of Hepatic encephalopathy and higher odds of resolutions associated with eradication of HCV – CGH
  5. Ammonia Levels do not guide clinical management of patients with hepatic encephalopathy caused by cirrhosis. – Am J Gastro
  6. Low-Value Levels: Ammonia Testing Does not Improve the Outcomes of HE. – Am J Gastro
  7. Young adults and metachronous neoplasia: risks for future advanced adenomas and large serrated polyps compared with older adults – GIE
  8. Changing patters in the epidemiology and outcomes of IBD in the UK – 2000-2018 – AP&T 
  9. Use of Fecal Occult Blood Testing as a Diagnostic Tool for Clinical Indications: SRMA – Am J Gastro
  10. Low incidence of aerodigestive cancers in patients with negative results from colonoscopies, regardless of findings from stool DNA tests. – CGH 
  11. Endoscopic retrieval of magnetic foreign body ingestions with  a nasal bridle: description of a novel technique – GIE
  12. Underwater versus conventinal endoscopic resection of nondiminutive nonpedunculated colorectal lesions: RCT – GIE
  13. Cancer Prevention With Aspirin in Hereditary Colorectal Cancer (Lynch Syndrome), 10-year Follow-Up – Lancet
  14. AGA and Allergy Immunology Guidelines for EOE – Gastro

2020 · Podcast

GI Pearls – May 2020 – Episode 40 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episodes 40 – May 2020

  1. Choosing a prokinetic for your patient beyond metoclopramide – AmJ Gastro
  2. Ultraprocessed Food Consumption and Risk of T2DM among participants of the NutriNet-Sante Prospective Cohort – JAMA Int Med
  3. Diagnosis and Treatment of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile  Infection  in Adults in 2020 – JAMA
  4. Clinical importance of cold polypectomy during the insertion phase in the left side of the colon and rectum: multicenter randomized controlled trial (PRESECT study). –  GIE
  5. Timing of endoscopy for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding – NEJM
  6. Trends in US Burden of C.difficile infection – NEJM
  7. Mechanism, Evaluation and Management of Chronic Constipation – Gastroenterology
  8. Undisclosed payments by pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to authors of endoscopy guidelines in the United States – GIE
  9. Managing conflicts of interest in clinical practice guidelines – GIE
  10. Hepatopulmonary Syndrome – NEJM
  11. Reversal of Digital Clubbing After Lung Transplantation in Cystic Fibrosis Patients:  A Clue to the Pathogenesis of Clubbing – Pediatr Pulmonol.
  12.  Infectious Proctitis – NEJM 
  13.  Intestinal Lipomatosis – NEJM
  14.  EUS-guided gastroenteric anastomosis as a bridge to  definitive treatment in benign gastric outlet obstruction – GIE
  15. Uptake of Colorectal Cancer Screening by Physicians  Is  Associated With Greater Uptake by Their Patients – Gastro
  16. Immunosuppression in Autoimmune Hepatitis: Is There an End Game? – Am J Gastro
2020 · Podcast

GI Pearls – March/April 2020 – Episode 39 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episodes 39 – February-March 2020

  1. Prevalence of colorectal cancer and advanced adenoma in patients with acute diverticulitis – GIE
  2. Pancreatic tuberculosis: A systematic review of symptoms, diagnosis and treatment – UEGJournal
  3. Recommendations for Follow-Up After Colonoscopy and Polypectomy: A Consensus Update by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer – Gastro
  4. Risk of progression of Barrett’s esophagus indefinite for dysplasia: Meta-analysis – GIE
  5. AGA Clinical Pratice Update – Management of Pancreatic Necrosis – Gastro
  6. Establishing or Exaggerating Causality for the Gut Microbiome: Lessons from Human Microbiota-Associated Rodents – Cell
  7. Neutropenic Enterocolitis: Clinical  Features and Outcomes – Dis Colon Rectum. 
  8. Long-term Risk of Malignancy in Branch-Duct  Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms – Gastro
  9. Increased incidence and Mortality of Gastric Cancer in Immigrant Population from High to Low Regions of Incidence: Systematic Review – CGH
  10. AGA: Clinical Practice Guidelines on management of Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia – Gastro

2020 · Podcast

GI Pearls – January 2020 – Episode 38 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episodes 38 – January 2020

  1. ASGE review of adverse events in colonoscopy – GIE 
  2. Endoscopic or Surgical Myotomy in Patients with Idiopathic Achalasia – NEJM
  3. Relationship Between Recreational Marijuana  Use and Bowel Function in a Nationwide Cohort Study – Am J gastro
  4. Circulating tumor DNA methylation profiles enable early diagnosis, prognosis prediction, and  screening for colorectal cancer – Science TM
  5. Lactulose Breath Testing as a Predictor of  Response to Rifaximin in Patients With Irritable bowel  Syndrome With Diarrhea – AmJ Gastro
  6. Postinfectious IBS after Campylobacter infection – Am J Gastro
  7. Oral Curcumin no more effective than placebo in preventing recurrence of Crohn’s disease after surgery in RTC – CGH
  8.  Hpylori – when treat when not to treat – Am J Gastro
  9. Long-Duration Oral Vancomycin to treat Cdiff in patients iwth IBD is associated with low rate of recurrence – Am J Gastro
  10. Masked bolus gluten challenge low in FODMAPs implicates nausea and vomiting as key shymptoms of exposure to celiac – AP&T
  11. Clinical and molecular features of post-colonoscopy colorectal cancers – CGH
  12. Simethicone use during gastrointestinal endoscopy: Position statement of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia – Journal of Gastro&Hep