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 – January 2020 – Episode 38 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episodes 38 – January 2020

  1. ASGE review of adverse events in colonoscopy – GIE 
  2. Endoscopic or Surgical Myotomy in Patients with Idiopathic Achalasia – NEJM
  3. Relationship Between Recreational Marijuana  Use and Bowel Function in a Nationwide Cohort Study – Am J gastro
  4. Circulating tumor DNA methylation profiles enable early diagnosis, prognosis prediction, and  screening for colorectal cancer – Science TM
  5. Lactulose Breath Testing as a Predictor of  Response to Rifaximin in Patients With Irritable bowel  Syndrome With Diarrhea – AmJ Gastro
  6. Postinfectious IBS after Campylobacter infection – Am J Gastro
  7. Oral Curcumin no more effective than placebo in preventing recurrence of Crohn’s disease after surgery in RTC – CGH
  8.  Hpylori – when treat when not to treat – Am J Gastro
  9. Long-Duration Oral Vancomycin to treat Cdiff in patients iwth IBD is associated with low rate of recurrence – Am J Gastro
  10. Masked bolus gluten challenge low in FODMAPs implicates nausea and vomiting as key shymptoms of exposure to celiac – AP&T
  11. Clinical and molecular features of post-colonoscopy colorectal cancers – CGH
  12. Simethicone use during gastrointestinal endoscopy: Position statement of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia – Journal of Gastro&Hep
2019 · Podcast

GI Pearls – June 2019 – Episode 33 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for June 2019 – Episode 33

  1. Epidemiology and implications of concurrent diagnosis of EOE and IBD – Gut
  2. Risk of Cdiff Infection with Systemic  Antimicrobial Therapy Following Successful FMT –   Dig Dis Sci
  3. Safety of Endoscopy in cancer patients with thrombocytopenia and neutropenia – GIE
  4. Same-Day vs Different-Day Elective Upper and Lower Endoscopic Procedures by Setting – JAMA Internal Medicine
  5. Cuff-assisted versus cap-assisted colonoscopy for adenoma  detection: results of a randomized study – Endoscopy
  6. Promotion of Testing for Celiac Disese and the Gluten-Free diet among complementary and alternative medicine practitioners. – Am J Gastro
  7. Numbers and feature of Patient with a diagnosis of Celiac disease w/o Duodenal biopsy, based on a national survey – CGH
  8. Early colonoscopy for diverticular bleeding does not reduce risk of post-discharge recurrent bleeding :Propensity score matching analysis  – CGH
  9. AGA Clinical Practice Update on Interaction Between Oral DAAs for Chronic HepC Infection and HCC – Gastro
  10. Randomized placebo-controlled trial of droperidol and ondansetron for adult emergency department patients with nausea – Acad Emerg Med 
  11. Endoscopy-related musculoskeletal injuries in gastroenterology fellows – Endoscopy International
  12. Efficacy of MaziRenWan, a chinese Herbal medicine, in Patients with functional constipation – RTC – CGH
  13. Superiority of Gastrojejunostomy over Endoscopic Stenting for Palliation of Malignant gastric outlet obstruction – CGH

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GI Pearls – March 2019 – Episode 30 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for March 2019 – Episode 30

Sorry, but I was sick, so episode is shorter, and … late.

  1. Evaluation of adenomas per colonoscopy and adenomas per positive participant as new quality parameters in screening colonoscopy – GIE
  2. Adherence to Recommended Inpatient Hepatic Encephalopathy  Workup – J Hosp Med
  3. Clinical ipact and Safety of Anticoagulants for portal vein thrombosis – Am J Gastro
  4. Fracture risk in Patients with IBD: Nationwided population cohort study – Am J Gastro
  5. Comparing adenoma and polyp miss rates for total underwater colonoscopy versus standard CO2 – randomized trial using tandem colonoscopy approach.–  GIE
  6. Increasing adenoma detection rate in the right side of the colon comparing retroflexion with a second forward view: review – GIE
  7. Effects of bowel preparation on the human gut microbiome and metabolome– Scientific Reports
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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 – August 2018 – Episode 23

Show Notes for August 2018 – Episode 23
  1. Crohn’s giudelines – Am J Gastro

Yes there are no podcasts between May 2018 and August 2018.

Please e-mail me at info at gipearls.com if you have suggestions for papers to discuss, or comments/concerns.

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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 – April 2018 – Episode 21

Show Notes for April 2018 – Episode 21

Don’t forget to send your e-mail to info@gipearls.com  for the mailing list.

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GI Pearls – March 2018 – Episode 19

Show Notes for March 2018 – Episode 18

On this epsiode I interview Jay Luther, MD from Massachusetts General Hospital on his Editorial on liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis.

Other papers:

 

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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