2021 · Podcast

Episode 47 – January 2020 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episode  47, January 2021

  1. Endoscopic Recognition and management strategies for Malignant Colorectal Polyps: Recommendation of the US Multi-Society Task force on Colorectal Cancer – GIE
  2. Polyp morphology: an interobserver evaluation for the Paris classification among international experts – AmJ Gastro
  3. Outcomes in lower GI bleeding comparing weekend with weekday admission. – GIE
  4. Efficacy and Safety of Ornithine Phenylacetate for Treating Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy in a Randomized Trial  – CGH
  5. A Trial of Ornithine Phenylacetate and the Arc of Ammonia’s History for Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy – CGH
  6. Are Gastrointestinal Symptoms Specific for Coronavirus 2019 Infection? A Prospective Case-Control Study from the United States – Gastro
  7. A randomized trial comparing antibiotics with appendectomy for appendicitis. – NEJM
  8. FIT test after negative colonoscopy may reduce the risk of incident colorectal cancer in a population-based screening programme – GUT
  9. The efficacy and safety of Vitamin C for Iron Supplementation in Adult Patients with Iron Deficiency Anemia – Jama Open
  10. Randomised comparison of postpolypectomy surveillance intervals following a two-round baseline colonoscopy.  – GUT 
  11. Disease Progression and Outcomes of Pregnancies in Women With Eosinophilic Esophagitis – CGH
  12. Comparing Laparoscopic Elective Sigmoid Resection with Conservative Treatment in improving QoL of Patients with Diverticulitis. – JAMA Surgery

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2020 · Podcast

GI Pearls – September 2020 – Episode 43 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episodes 43 – September 2020

  1. Levels of Vitamin D are low after Crohn’s disease is established but not before –  CGH
  2. Rapid recurrence of EOE activity after successful treatment in the observational phase of a randomised trial. – CGH
  3. Clinical outcomes of adults with eosinophilic esophagitis with severe stricture. – GIE
  4. Quality of Colonoscopy: A Comparison  Between  Gastroenterologists and  Nongastroenterologists – Dis of colon & Rectum.
  5. A Novel Score to Predict Esophageal Varices in Patients  with Compensated Advanced Chronic Liver Disease – DDS
  6. https://cookcountyscore.shinyapps.io/cookcountyscore/ 
  7. Outcomes of Gallbladder Polyps and Their Association With Gallbladder Cancer in a 20-Year Cohort   – JAMA Network
  8. Discordance Between Patient-Reported Outcomes  and Mucosal Inflammation in Patients With Mild to  Moderate Ulcerative Colitis – CGH
  9. Rifabutin-Based triple therapy for Hpylori Eradication – Annals of IM
  10. Does Gastric Bypass Improve Glycemic Control Beyond the Effect of Weight Loss? – NEJM
  11. Regression of Fibrosis Stage With Treatment  Reduces Long-Term Risk of Liver Cancer in Patients w/ Hemochromatosis Caused by Mutation in HFE  – CGH
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

2019 · Podcast

GI Pearls – September 2019 – Episode 34 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for Sept 2019 – Episode 34

  1. Guidelines on management of cyclic vomiting  syndrome – Neurogastro and Motility
  2. Drug-induced Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure in Asian Patients – Am J Gastro
  3. The efficacy of split-dose bowel prep for polyp detection: Meta-analysis – Am J Gastr
  4. Drug-induced liver injury – types and phenotypes – NEJM
  5. ASGE guideline on the role of endoscopy for bleeding from Chronic radiation proctopathy – GIE
  6. Efficacy of budesonide orodispensible tablets as induction therapy for EOE – randomized trial – Gastro
  7. Endoscopic control of polyp burden and expansion of surveillance intervals in serrated polyposis syndrome  – GIE
  8. Efficacy of FMT in IBS – Meta Analysis – Am J Gastr
  9. FMT in patients with PSC: Pilot clinical trial – Am J Gastr
  10. Nosocomial infections are frequent and negatively impact outcomes in hospitalized patients – Am J Gastro
  11. High immunogenicity of the PCV13 in immunocompromised adults with IBD – Am J Gastro
  12. Association of US News and World  Ranking for GI and GIOperation With Patient Outcomes in Abdominal Procedures- JAMA Surgery
  13. JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis – CRC screening
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

2018 · Podcast

GI Pearls – September 2018 – Episode 24 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for September 2018 – Episode 24
  1. Beyond O&P Times Three – Am J Gastro
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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
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
2018 · Podcast

GI Pearls – January 2018 – Episode 16

Show Notes for January 2018 – Episode 16
  1. Does rectal diclofenac reduce post-ERCP pancreatitis? A district generalhospital experience – Frontline Gastro
  2. 2017 IDSA Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis & Management of Infectious Diarrhea – Clinical Infect Dis
  3. Association of Clinician Denial of Patient Requests With Patient Satisfaction – JAMA Int Med
  4. No association between PPI use and Risk of Alzheimer’s disease – Am J Gastro
  5. Adherence to Mediterranean Diet and Non-Alcohlolic Fatty Liver Disease: Effect on Insulin Resistance. – Am J Gatro
  6. Peripheral eosinophilia in patients with IBD defines aggressive disease phenotype – Am J Gastro
  7. Metal versus plastic stents for anastomotic biliary strictures after liver transplantation: a randomized controlled trial. – GIE
  8. Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle is Associated with a Lower risk of Diverticulitis among Men – Am J Gastro
  9. Abnormal Responses to Local Esophageal Food Allergen Injections in adult patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis – Gastro
  10. Cholear vaccine use is associated with a Reduced risk of Death in patients with Colorectal Cancer – Gastro
  11. Toronto HCC risk index:  A validated scoring system to predict 10-year risk of HCC in patients with cirrhosis – J of Hepatology
  12. Type A viral Hepatitis: Summary & Update on the molecular virology, epidemiology, pathogenesis and prevention. – J of Hepatology
  13. Association between early ERCP and mortality in patients with acute cholangitis – GIE
  14. The EPISOD study: long-term outcomes – GIE

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GI Pearls – November-December 2017 – Episode 13

Show Notes for November-December 2017 – Episode 13
  1. Long-term proton pump inhibitors and risk of gastric cancer development after treatment for Helicobacter pylori: a population-based study – GUT
  2. Association Between Use of Thiopurines or Tumor Necrosis Factor Antagonists Alone or in Combination and Risk of Lymphoma in Patients With IBD – JAMA
  3. Complications of Bariatric Surgery: What You Can Expect to See in Your GI Practice – Am Journal Gastro
  4. Oversuse of Repeat Upper Endoscopy in the Veterans Health Administration: A Retrospective Analysis – Am Journal Gastro
  5. Estrogen replacement reduces risk and increases survival time in of women with HCC – CGH
  6. Hepatitis C virus testing for case identification in persons born during 1945–1965: Results from three randomized controlled trials. –  Hepatology
  7. Population based paternity rate and partner birth outcomes among Utah men with IBD – Am J Gastro
  8. Agreement between home-based Measurement of stool calprotectin and ELISA Results for Monitoring Inflammatory Bowel Disease Activity – CGH
  9. Prevalence of Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis and Colitis in a Population-based Study – CGH
  10. Tongxie Formula Reduces Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome – CGH
  11. Chromoendoscopy for Surveillance in Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease: A Systematic Review of Randomized Trials – CGH
  12. Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Cyclosporine in a Cohort of Steroid-Refractory Acute Severe Ulcerative Colitis Patients from the ENEIDA Registry (1989–2013): A Nationwide Multicenter Study – Am J Gastro