2021 · Podcast

Episode 49 – March 2021 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episode 49 for April 2021

  1. Effectiveness of Oral Vancomycin for Prevention of Healtchare Facility-onset C.diff infection in Targeted Patients during Systemic antibiotic Exposure – Clinical ID
  2. The Detrimental Effects of oral Vancomycin – Letter to Editor – Clinical ID
  3. Linked color imaging focused on Neoplasm detection in the Upper GI tract – randomised trial  – Annals of Internal Medicine
  4. AGA clinical Practice Update on Medical Management of Colonic Diverticulitis: Expert Review
  5. Comparative effectiveness and harms of antibiotics for outpatient diverticulitis: Two nationwide cohort studies. Ann Intern Med
  6. Effects of Tenofovir vs Entecavir on Risk of HCC in patients with chronic HBV infection: A SRMA – CGH
  7. Factors that affect adequacy of Colon cleansing for colonoscopy in Hospitalized Patients – CGH
  8. https://app.calculoid.com/#/calculator/69490
  9. ACG Clinical Guidelines: Colorectal Cancer Screening 2021
2021 · Podcast

Episode 48 – March 2021 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episode  48 March 2021

  1. Younger physicians and longer withdwaral times are associated with detection of advanced neoplasia in a large community practice. – CGH
  2. It’s All The RAVE: Time to Give up on “Chronic Radiation Proctitis” Misnomer – Gastroenterology
  3. Local immune response to food antigens drives meal-induced abdominal pain – Nature
  4. Prevalence of  a First-Degree Relative with Colorectal Cancer and Uptake of screening among persons 40-54 years old. – CGH
  5. Prevalence of IBS-type symptoms in patients with IBD in remission: SRMA – Lancet:Gastro and Hep
  6. Impact of 9-Minute Withdrawal Time on the Adenoma  Detection Rate: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial –  CGH
  7. Use of proton pump inhibitors to treat persistent throat symptoms: multicentre, double blind, randomised, placebo controlled trial – BMJ
  8. Effects of Colesevelam on Bowel Symptoms, Biomarkers, and Colonic Mucosal gene Expression in Patients with Bile Acid Diarrhea in a Randomized Trial. – CGH
  9. Possible tumour cell reimplantation during curative endoscopic therapy of superficial Barrett’s carcinoma – GUT
  10. Pneumatic dilation for persistent dysphagia after antireflux surgery, a multicentre single-blind randomized sham-controlled clinical trial. – GUT 
  11. Efficacy of Therapy for EOE in Real-World Practice – CGH
  12. ACG Clinical Guideline: Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome – ACG

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2021 · Podcast

Episode 47 – January 2021 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episode  47, January 2021

  1. Endoscopic Recognition and management strategies for Malignant Colorectal Polyps: Recommendation of the US Multi-Society Task force on Colorectal Cancer – GIE
  2. Polyp morphology: an interobserver evaluation for the Paris classification among international experts – AmJ Gastro
  3. Outcomes in lower GI bleeding comparing weekend with weekday admission. – GIE
  4. Efficacy and Safety of Ornithine Phenylacetate for Treating Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy in a Randomized Trial  – CGH
  5. A Trial of Ornithine Phenylacetate and the Arc of Ammonia’s History for Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy – CGH
  6. Are Gastrointestinal Symptoms Specific for Coronavirus 2019 Infection? A Prospective Case-Control Study from the United States – Gastro
  7. A randomized trial comparing antibiotics with appendectomy for appendicitis. – NEJM
  8. FIT test after negative colonoscopy may reduce the risk of incident colorectal cancer in a population-based screening programme – GUT
  9. The efficacy and safety of Vitamin C for Iron Supplementation in Adult Patients with Iron Deficiency Anemia – Jama Open
  10. Randomised comparison of postpolypectomy surveillance intervals following a two-round baseline colonoscopy.  – GUT 
  11. Disease Progression and Outcomes of Pregnancies in Women With Eosinophilic Esophagitis – CGH
  12. Comparing Laparoscopic Elective Sigmoid Resection with Conservative Treatment in improving QoL of Patients with Diverticulitis. – JAMA Surgery

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