2023 · Podcast

GI Pearls Episode 63

Show Notes for Episode 63 of GI Pearls

  1. Artificial intelligence- aided colonoscopy does not increase adenoma detection rate in routine clinical practice – Am J Gastr
  2. Estimated Burden of Screening for Barrett’s Esophagus in the United States – Gastro
  3. Carvedilol Achieves Higher Hemodynamic Response and Lower Rebleeding Rates Than Propranolol in Secondary Prophylaxis – CGH
  4. Screening for Colorectal Cancer – ACP Guidance Statement – Annals of IM
  5. Cold snare versus cold forceps polypectomy for endoscopic resection of diminutive polyps: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. – GIE
2023 · Case-Control · CGH · Podcast · Study

GI Pearls Episode 62

Episode 62 Show Notes July 2023

  1. Comparison of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty versus surgical sleeve gastrectomy: a database analysis. – GIE
  2. Incidence and natural history of gastric high grade dysplasia in patients with FAP. – GIE
  3. Association of Life Expectancy with surveillance colonoscopy findings and follow up recommendations in Older adults – Jama IM
  4. Physician decision-making about surveillance in older adults with prior adenomas: results from a national study. – Am J Gastro
  5. Hpylori eradication for primary prevention of peptic ulcer bleeding in older patients prescribed aspirin in primary care (HEAT) – RCT – Lancet 2022
  6. Effectiveness and Safety of Colonic and Capsule Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridiodes difficile Infection – CGH
2023 · Podcast

GI Pearls Episode 61

Episode 61 Show Notes June 2023

  1. Efficacy of a Second PPI Course After Steroid-induced remission in EOE refractory to initial PPI therapy. – ACG
  2. AGA Clinical Practice Update on Management of Subepithelial Lesions encountered during routine Endoscopy: Expert Review – CGH
  3. Prune juice Containing Sorbitol, Pectin and Polyphenol Ameliorates subjective complaints and Hard Feces while Normalizing Stool in Chronic constipation: A randomized placebo-controlleD Trial. – Am J Gastro
  4. Adenoma Detection Rate and Risk for Interval Post colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer in Fecal Immunochemical Test–Based Screening – Annals of IM
  5. Latiglutenase Protects the mucosa and attenuates symptom severity in patients with celiac disease exposed to a gluten challenge – Gastro
  6. Evaluation of real-time computer-aided polyp detection system during screening colonoscopy: AI-DETECT study – Endoscopy
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 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