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

GI Pearls – January 2018 – Episode 15

Show Notes for January 2018 – Episode 15
  1. Colonoscopy Surveillance After Colorectal Cancer Resection – JAMA
  2. Glucocorticosteroids for people with alcoholic hepatitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017
  3. Effects of liraglutide on weight, satiation, and gastric functions in obesity: a randomised, placebo-controlled pilot trial – Lancet Gastro
  4. Association Between Calcium or Vitamin D Supplementation and Fracture Incidence in Community-Dwelling Older Adults – JAMA
  5. Platelet Count Does Not Predict Bleding in Cirrhotic Patients: Results from the PRO-LIVER Study – Am J Gastro
  6. Number of ROM on a colonic transit study does not correlate w/ symptom severity or QOL in chronic constipation – Neurogastro & Motility
  7. Probiotics for the prevention of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in adults and children. Cochrane Database Syst Rev
  8. Going from A to Z – Clinical Problem Solving – NEJM
  9. Gavage of fecal sampels from patients with CRC promotes intestinal carcinogenesis in Germ-Free and Conventional Mice – Gastro
  10. A rare cause of Diarrhea and Polyposis – Gastro
  11. Effectiveness of endoscopic treatments for colonic diverticular bleeding – GIE
  12. Dietary trehalose enhances virulence of epidemic Clostridium difficile – Nature
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
2017 · Podcast

GI Pearls – September 1-15 2017 – Episode 9

Show Notes for September 1-15 2017  Episode 009
  1. Asthma Is Associated With Subsequent Development of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Population-based Case–Control Study  – CGH
  2. Laboratory predictors of bleeding and the effect of platelet and RBC transfusions on bleeding outcomes in the PLADO trial – Blood
  3. Therapeutic endoscopy-related GI bleeding and thromboembolic events in patients using warfarin or direct oral anticoagulants: results from a large nationwide database analysis – Gut
  4. Major Bleeding Risk During Anticoagulation with Warfarin, Dabigatran, Apixaban, or Rivaroxaban in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation. – J of Managed Care & Spec Pharm
  5. Oral administration of conditioned medium obtained from mesenchymal stem cell culture prevents subsequent stricture formation after esophageal submucosal dissection in pigs. – GIE
  6. High Dietary Intake of Specific Fatty Acids Increases Risk of Flares in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis in Remission During Treatment With Aminosalicylates – CGH
  7. The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Inherited Polyposis Syndromes – Dis of Col and Rectum.
  8. Measurement Bias of Polyp Size at Colonoscopy – Dis of Col and Rectum.
  9. Chronic Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Am J Gastro.
  10. Rural and Urban Residence During Early Life is Associated with Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease – AmJGastro
  11. What’s new in Rome IV – Neurogastro & Motility
  12. Fecal Calprotectin Levels Predict Histological Healing in Ulcerative Colitis – IBD Journal
  13. Weight and Metabolic Outcomes 12 Years after Gastric Bypass – NEJM
2017 · Article · CGH · Podcast · Study

GI Pearls Episode 7 – First two weeks of August 2017 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for 2017 First two weeks of August 007

  1. The colonoscopist’s guide to the vocabulary of colorectal neoplasia: histology, morphology, and management – GIE
  2. Use of enteroscopy for the detection of malignant and premalignant lesions of the small bowel in complicated celiac disease: a meta-analysis – GIE
  3. Impact of cap-assisted colonoscopy on detection of proximal colon adenomas: systematic review and meta-analysis – GIE
  4. Outcomes and quality-of-life assessment after gastric per-oral endoscopic pyloromyotomy – GIE
  5. Randomized controlled trial of scleroligation versus band ligation alone for eradication of gastroesophageal varices – GIE
  6. Endoscopic multiple biopsy and rapid diagnosis by in situ fixation and histopathologic processing – GIE
  7. Diagnostic Accuracy of Fecal Immunochemical Test in Patients at Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Meta-analysis – Jama:Int Med
  8. Older Adults’ Views and Communication Preferences About Cancer Screening Cessation – Jama Int Med
  9. Celiac Disese and Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity – A Review – JAMA
  10. Board Review Vignette: PPP Syndrome: Pancreatitis, Panniculitis, Polyarthritis – Am J Gastro
  11. EASL 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of hepatitis B virus infection – Journal of Hepatology
  12. The impact of a Prior Diagnosis of Barrett’s Esophagus on Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Survival – Am J Gastro
  13. Old Farts – Fact or Fiction? Results From a Population-Based Survey of 16,000 Americans Examining the Association Between Age and Flatus – CGH
Podcast · Uncategorized

GI Pearls Episode 6 – First two weeks of July 2017 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for 2017 First two weeks of July 006
  1. Treatment with Biologic Agents has not Reduced Surgeries among Patients with Crohn’s Disease with Short Bowel Syndrome – CGH
  2. Risk of colorectal cancer in chronic liver diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis – GIE
  3. Effect of Alternate-Day Fasting on Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, and Cardioprotection among Metabolically Healthy Obese Adults – JAMA Internal Medicine
  4. Urgent colonoscopy in patients with lower GI bleeding: a systematic review and meta-analysis – GIE
  5. Mobile phone in the stomach:call the emergency endoscopist! – GIE
  6. Impact of gum chewing on the quality of bowel preparation for colonoscopy: an endoscopist-blinded, randomized controlled trial – GIE
  7. Hepatitis B reactivation in Hepatitis B and C coinfected Patients treated with Antiviral Agents: A systematic Review and Meta-analysis. – Hepatology
  8. Gastostomies Preserve But Do Not Increease Quality of Life for Patients and Caregivers – CGH
  9. “Errare Humanum Est, Perseverare Autem Diabolicum” – Gastro
  10. Association of Changes in Diet Quality with Total and Cause-Specific Mortality – NEJM
  11. Association Between Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and Cognitive Function in Women – Gastro
  12. Increased Rate of Adenoma Detection Associates with Reduced Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Death – Gastro
  13. Risk Factors for 30-day Hospital Readmission for Diverticular Hemorrhage. – J of Clinical Gastro