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