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
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 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

FYI – if you need me to send you the article, please e-mail me, and I will.

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GI Pearls – December 2019 – Episode 37 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for December 2019 – Episode 37

  1. Assessment of Publication Trends of Systematic Reviews and RCTs – JAMA Int Med.
  2. Association between Hpylori exposure and decreased odds of EOE – CGH
  3. Effect of anti-Hpylori therapy on incidence of autoimmune diseases,  – CGH
  4. AGA Practice Update on Surveillance for cancer in patients with PSC – Gastro.
  5. Screening for colorectal cancer in asymptomatic average-risk adults: ACP guideline – Annals of Int Med
  6. High intensity versus low intensity surveillance for patients with colorectal adenomas – Annals of Int med
  7. Infliximab-Tumor Necrosis Factor complexes Elicif formation of Anti-Drug Antibodies – Gastro
  8. Outcomes of Patients with IBD switched from maintenance therapy with a biosimilar to Remicade – CGH
  9. Lactose drives Enterococcus expansion to promote graft-versus-host disease – Science 
  10. The association between dietary fiber deficiency and high-income lifestyle-associated diseses: Burkitt’s hypothesis revisited. 
  11. Compared abilities of endoscopic techniques to increase colon adenoma detection rates – CGH
  12. Advanced imaging for detection and differentiation of colorectal neoplasia:ESGE Guidelines – Endoscopy
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GI Pearls – November 2018 – Episode 26 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for November 2018 – Episode 26
I’ve changed the intro music, obviously, let me know if you are annoyed by it or like it. Here is the list of papers:
  1. The Essential Medicinal Chemistry of Curcumin – Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
  2. Everything is awesome: Don’t forget the Lego – J of Peds and Child Health.
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GI Pearls – May 2018 – Episode 22

Show Notes for May 2018 – Episode 22  – Peptic ulcers, Infections in IBD, EOE, dyspepsia, Infliximab, Pancreatic cysts. etc. Email me – info@gipearls.com if you want to meet up at DDW
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GI Pearls – March 2018 – Episode 18

Show Notes for March 2018 – Episode 18
  1. Effect of Hot Tea Consumption and Its  Interactions With Alcohol and Tobacco Use on the Risk for Esophageal  Cancer – Ann Int Med
  2. IDSA guidelines for C.diff – IDSA
  3. Effect of Low-Fat vs Low-Carbohydrate Diet on  12-Month Weight Loss in Overweight Adults – JAMA
  4. Patients with familial adenomatous polyposis harbor colonic biofilms containing tumorigenic bacteria – Science
  5. Accumulation of Heavy Metals in People on a Gluten-Free Diet – CGH
  6. Fructans, rather than gluten, indluces symptoms in patients with Non-celiac Gluten sensitivity. – Gastro
  7. Predictors of post-colonoscopy emergency department use – GIE
  8. Vedolizumab Concentrations in the Breastmilk of nursing Mothers with IBD – Gastro
  9. Low Rates of GI and Non-GI complications for Screening and Surveillance Colonoscopies -Gastro
  10. Hepatitis B virus reactivation during direct-acting antiviral therapy for Hep C – The Lancet Gastro
  11. Disagreement among gastroenterologists using the Mayo and Rutgeerts Endoscopic scores. – IBD Journal
  12. Noninvasive imaging biomarker assessment of  liver fibrosis by elastography in NAFLD – Nat Rev GI&Hep
2018 · Podcast

GI Pearls – February 2018 – Episode 17

Show Notes for February 2018 – Episode 17
  1. Cap cuff-assisted colonoscopy versus standard colonoscopy for adenoma detection: a randomized back-to-back study – GIE
  2. Risk of Clostridium difficile infection in Patients with Celiac Disease – Am J Gastro
  3. Faecal microbiota transplantation versus placebo for moderate-to-severe irritable bowel syndrome – Lancet Gastro
  4. “Weekend Effect” in patients with UGI Hemorrahge: Systematic Review – Am J Gastro
  5. Sleeve Gastrrectomy vs Rough-en-Y – JAMA
  6. Bariatric surgery vs obesity with long-term medical complications and obesity related comorbidites. – JAMA
  7. Reassessing the Safety Concerns of Utilizing Blood Donations from Patients with Hemochromatosis – Hepatology
  8. PPIs associated with increased mortality in patients with pyogenic liver abscess – AP&T
  9. Optimal Histologic Cutpoints for Tretment response in Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis – CGH
  10. Pedunculated Laryngeal Hemangioma in a Patient With Suspected Atypical Symptoms of GERD – CGH
  11. AGA – Acute Pancreatitis Guidelines – Gastro
2017 · CGH · Podcast

GI Pearls – October 16 – November 10 2017 – Episode 12

Show Notes for October 16- November 10 – Episode 12

  1. A comparison of the resection rate for cold and hot snare polypectomy for 4–9 mm colorectal polyps: a multicentre randomised controlled trial  – GUT.
  2. Impact of preprocedure simethicone on adenoma detection rate during colonoscopy – Endoscopy
  3. Laparoscopic ileocaecal resection versus infliximab for terminal ileitis in Crohn’s disease: a randomised controlled, open-label, multicentre trial – The Lancet – Gastro
  4. Modifiable factors associated with patient-reported pain during and after screening colonoscopy – Gut
  5. Accuracy and Safety of the Cytosponge for Asessment of Histologic Activity in EOE: Two center study – Am J Gastro
  6. Air Insufflation May Still be Ideal For Adenoma Detection – Am J Gastro
  7. Patients with Crohn’s Disease with High Body Mass Index Present More Frequent and Rapid Loss of Response to Infliximab – IBD journal
  8. Anesthesia Assistance in outpatient colonoscopy and risk of aspiration pneumonia, bowel perforation, and splenic injury. – Gastro
  9. Increased Risk for Mother-to-Infant Transmission of HCV Among Medicaid Recipience – Wisconsin – MMWR
  10. Upper gastrointestinal complications following ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation – NeuroGastro&Motility
  11. Hemorrhagic angiodysplasia of the digestive tract – GIE
  12. Colorectal cancer screening with the fecal immunochemical test in persons aged 30 to 49 years: focusing on the age for commencing screening – GIE