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
2021 · Podcast

Episode 50 – May 2021 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

  1. Histologic Changes caused by Injection of a novel submucosal lifting agent for endoscopic resection in GI lesions. – GIE
  2. Prevalence of Barrett’s Esophagus and performance of societal screening guidelines in an unreferred Primary care Population of US veterans.  – GIE
  3. The usefulness of olive oil enema in children with severe chronic constipation – J Ped Surg
  4. Rates of Postoperative Recurrence of Crohn’s Disease and Effects of Immunosuppresive and Biologic Therapies – CGH
  5. Histopathologic features and fragmentation of polyps with cold snare defect protrusions. – GIE
  6. AGA Clinical Practice Update on Diagnosis and Management of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Colitis – Gastro
  7. Management and outcomes of bleeding within 30 days of colonic polypectomy in a Large, Real-Life, Multicenter Cohort study. – CGH
  8. Hypothermic Machine Perfusion in Liver Transplantation – NEJM
  9. EUS-guided gallbladder drainage vs laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: a propensity score analysis with 1-year follow up data.  – GIE
  10. The prevalence of small-bowel polyps on video capsule endoscopy in patients with sporadic duodenal or ampullary adenomas. – GIE
  11. Adverse events and residual lesions rate after cold endoscopic mucosal resection of serrated lesions >10mm.
  12. Colorectal EMR outcomes in octogenarians versus younger patients referred for removal of large (>20mm) non-pedunculated polyps. – GIE