2022 · Podcast

GI Pearls Episode 60

Show Notes for GI Pearls Episode 60

  1. What is the Prevalence of Clinically Significant Endoscopic Findings in Subjects With Dyspepsia? Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – CGH
  2. Quality of upper GI endoscopy: a prospective cohort study on impact of endoscopist education – GIE
  3. Association between endoscopist specialty and colonoscopy quality: a systematic Review and meta-analysis. – CGH
  4. Net Remission Rates with Biologic Treatment in Crohn’s  Disease: A Reappraisal of the Clinical Trial Data  – CGH
2022 · Podcast

GI Pearls Episode 59 Short

Show notes for Episode 59 GI Pearls Podcast

  1. Cannabidiol for Functional Dyspepsia With Normal Gastric Emptying: a RCT. – Am J Gastro
  2. Randomized Controlled Trial Investigating Cold Snare and Forceps Polypectomy among small POLYPs in Rates of Complete Resection: The TINYPOLYP Trial – Am J Gastro
  3. Vonoprazan triple and dual therapy for Hpylori infection in the United States and Europe: RCT – Gastro
  4. Aggressive or Moderate Fluid Resuscitation in Acute Pancreatitis – NEJM
2022 · Podcast

GI Pearls Episode 58 Short

Episode 58 Show notes

  1. Cold versus hot snare resection with or without submucosal injection of 6-15mm colorectal polyps: RCT. – GIE
  2. Prospective cohort study to investigate the safety of preoperative tumor necrosis factor inhibitor exposure in patients with inflammatory bowel disease undergoing intra-abdominal surgery.  – Gastroenterology
  3. Clip Closure does not reduce risk of bleeding after resection of large serrated polyps: Results from a randomized trial. – CGH
2022 · Podcast

GI Pearls Episode 57 Short

Articles discussed

  1. Clinically significant serrated polyp detection rates and risk for postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer: data from the New Hampshire Colonoscopy Registry – GIE
  2. Polyps seen but not removed during index colonoscopy: an underestimated inefficiency in endoscopy practice. – GIE
  3. Fecal Microbiota transplant is a good treatment for recurrent C.difficile and there were several randomized clinical trials showing it’s efficacy, mostly small, but with really good results.

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2022 · Podcast

Episode 56 – Short

Episode 56 – New Short Format

Articles discussed:

  1. Once-only colonoscopy or two rounds of faecal immunochemical testing 2 years apart for colorectal cancer screening: preliminary report of a randomised controlled trial – Lancet Gastro Hep
  2. Vedolizumab is associated with a lower risk of Serious Infectious than Anti-Tumor Factors Agents in Older Adults – CGH

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2022 · Podcast

Episode 55 – June 2022 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episode 55 – June 2022

  1. Pooled Rates of Adenoma Detection by Colonoscopy in Asymptomatic Average Risk Individuals with Positive Fecal Immunochemical Test: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – GIE
  2. Long-Term Follow-up of the Italian Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Screening Trial – Annals of IM
  3. Recurrence of Colorectal neoplastic polyps after incomplete resection  – annals of internal Medicine
  4. A randomised controlled study shows supplementation of overweight and obese adults with lactobacilli and bifidobacteria reduces bodyweight and improves well-being – Scientific Reports
  5. Associations between autoimmune conditions and gastric cancer risk among elderly adults in the united states – Am J Gastro
  6. Patient satisfaction of Propofol versus Midazolam and Fentanyl Sedation during colonoscopy in IBD – CGH
  7. Comorbidities Drive the Majority of Overall Mortality in Low-risk Mucinous Pancreatic Cysts Under Surveillance – CGH
  8. Implications of stable or increasing adenoma detection rate on the need for continuous measurement. – GIE
  9. Margin marking before colorectal endoscopic mucosal resection and its impact on neoplasia recurrence. – GIE
  10. Percutaneous Tibial nerve Stimulation vs Sham Stimulation For Fecal incontinence in Women: Neuromodulation for accidental bowel leakage Randomized Clinical Trial – ACG
  11. ACG-CAG Clinical Practice Guideline :Management of Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets during acute GI bleed – ACG Guidelines
2022 · Podcast

Episode 54 – May 2022 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes Episode 54 – May 2022

  1. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Cold Snare Polypectomy Technique: Technique Matters More Than Snare Wire Diameter – Am J Gastro
  2. Outcomes for upper gastrointestinal bleeding during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Toronto area – J Gastro and Hep 
  3. Endoscopic Surveillance of Barrett’s Esophagus – using old principles and new technology to improve Care. – Am J Gastro
  4. Three signs of pneumoperitoneum on a Supine Radio-graph – CGH
  5. Comparison of a Hemostatic Powder and Standard Treatment in the Control of Active Bleeding From Upper Nonvariceal Lesions – Annals of Int Medicine
  6. Associations Between Sleep Position and Nocturnal Gastroesophageal Reflux: A Study Using Concurrent Monitoring of Sleep Position and Esophageal pH and Impedance – ACG
  7. Artificial intelligence for the assessment of bowel preparation – GIE
  8. Diagnostic Yeild of colonoscopy in Patients with Symptoms Compatible with Rome IV Functional Bowel Disorders . – CGH
2022 · Podcast

Episode 53 – February 2022 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for Episode 53

  1. Lyophilised oral fecal microbiota transplantation for ulcerative colitis (LOTUS): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. – Lancet Gastro
  2. Effect of prophylactic endoscopic clip placement on clinically significant post-endoscopic mucosal resection bleeding in the right colon: a single centre, randomized controlled trial – Lancet Gastro
  3. Feasibility and diagnostic yield of small-bowel capsule endoscopy in patients with surgically altered gastric anatomy: the SAGA study – GIE
  4. Utility of Serum Biomarker Indices for staging of Hepatic Fibrosis before and after venesection in patients with Hemochromatosis caused by Variants in HFE – CGH
  5. Barrett’s esophagus with low-grade dysplasia: high rate of upstaging at Barrett’s esophagus referral units suggests progression rates may be overestimated.  – GIE
  6. ACG Clinical Guideline for the diagnosis and management of GERD – Am J Gastro
  7. Diagnosis and Management of Acute Left-Sided Colonic Diverticulitis: A Clinical Guideline From the American College of Physicians – ACP – Annals of IM
2021 · Podcast

Episode 52 – November 2021 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

Episode 52 Show notes

  1. Immediate versus Postponed Intervention for Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis – NEJM
  2. Benchmarking Adenoma Detection Rates for Colonoscopy: Results From a US-Based Registry – Am J Gastro
  3. Colonoscopy-related Mortality in a Fecal-Immunochemical Test-based Colorectal Cancer Screening Program – CGH
  4. AGA Clinical Practice Update on Endoscopic Surveillance and Management of Colorectal Dysplasia in IBD – expert review – Gastro
  5. Should Treatment Indications for Chronic Hepatitis B be  Expanded? – CGH
  6. Urinary Cannabis Metabolite Concentrations in Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome  – JPGN
  7. A randomized, Controled Trial of the Pan-PPAR Agonist Nanifibranor in NASH – NEJM
  8. Prospective study of Outcomes in Adults with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – NEJM
  9. Recommendation Reversals in Gastroenterology Clinical Practice Guidelines – J of Canadian A of Gastro
2021 · Podcast

Episode 51 – September 2021 – Gastroenterology Literature Review


Show notes for Episode 51

  1. Role of routine second-look endoscopy in patients with acute peptic ulcer bleeding: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials-  GIE
  2. A Randomized Trial Comparing the Specific Carbohydrate Diet to a Mediterranean Diet in Adults with Crohn’s Disease – Gastroenterology
  3. Comparative effectiveness and harms of antibiotics for outpatient diverticulitis. – Annals of IM
  4. Colonoscopy Versus Fecal Immunochemical Test for Reducing Colorectal Cancer Risk: A Population-Based Case–Control Study   – CTG
  5. Combination therapy does not improve rate of clinical or endoscpic remission in patients with IBD treated with vedolizumab or ustekinumab. – CGH
  6. World Gastroenterology Organisation Global Guidelines –  Helicobacter Pylori May 2021
  7. Gene-Specific Variation in Colorectal Cancer Surveillance Strategies for Lynch Syndrome
  8. Association between time to colonoscopy after positive fecal testing and colorectal cancer outcomes: Review – CGH
  9. Intestinal Failure: What all gastroenterolgists should know-  CGH
  10. ACG Clinical Guidelines: Prevention, Diagnosis and TReatment of Clostridioides difficile Infections – Am J Gastro