2020 · Podcast

GI Pearls – December 2020 – Episode 46 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episode 46 for December 2020

  1. Sequential endoscopist-driven phone calls improve capture rate of adverse events after ERCP: a prospective study – GIE 
  2. Regular use of proton pump inhibitors and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from three prospective cohort studies – GUT 
  3. Long-Term Consequences of Undiagnosed Celiac seropositivity –  Am J Gastro
  4. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is effective in the treatment of inflammatory and fistulizing pouch complications. – CGH
  5. Evaluating the optimum number of biopsies to  assess histological inflammation in ulcerative colitis: a  retrospective cohort study – Alimentary Pharmacology&Ther
  6. Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and risk of neoplastic progression  in patients with Barrett’s esophagus  – Endoscopy
  7. Empirical Treatment With Carbapenem vs  Third-generation Cephalosporin for Treatment of  Spontaneous  Bacterial Peritonitis
  8. Combination Therapy of Adalimumab With an Immunomodulator Is Not More Effective Than Adalimumab Monotherapy in Children With Crohn’s Disease: A Post Hoc Analysis of the PAILOT Randomized Controlled Trial – IBD journal
  9. Treatment of Gut Fermentation Syndrome with FMT – Annals of IM
  10. A Prospective evaluation of POCUS diagnosis of diverticulitis in the emergency Department – Ann Emerg Med 2020 
  11. The long-term outcomes and natural disease course of serrated polyposis syndrome: over 10 years of prospective follow-up in a specialized center – GIE

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

2019 · Podcast

GI Pearls – May 2019 – Episode 32 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for May 2019 – Episode 32

  1. Risk of postpolypectomy bleeding with uninterrupted clopidogrel therapy- an industry-indepentend, double-blind, randomized trial. – Gastroenterology
  2. Personalised surveillance for serrated polyposis syndrome: results from a prospective 5-year international cohort study – GUT
  3. Cold snare endoscopic resection of nonpedunculated colorectal polyps larger than 10mm: A systematic review and pooled analysis – GIE
  4. Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery-A Multicentre Study of 9617 Patients from Indian Bariatric Surgery Outcome Reporting Group. – Obesity Surgery
  5. Resolution of NAFLD after bariatric surgery – CGH
  6. Risk of bacterial exposure to the endoscopist’s face during endoscopy – GIE
  7. Low Prevalence of Suspected Barrett’s Esophagus in patients with GERD without Alarm Symptoms – CGH
  8. Efficacy of  induction therapy with high intenstity Tofacitinib in 4 patients with acute severe UC – CGH
  9. Fecal Microbial Transplant Capsules are Safe in Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Phase 1, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial. – Hepatology
  10. Illuminating Elimination Diets: Controversies Regarding  Dietary Treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis – Dig Dis Sci
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GI Pearls – February 2019 – Episode 29 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for February 2019 – Episode 29

  1. Effect of FMT on 8-week remission in patients with Ulcerative Colitis – RCT – JAMA 
  2. Inflammatory bowel disease increases the risk  of Parkinson’s disease – Gut
  3. Predictors of Metastases in Rectal  Neuroendocrine  Tumors: Results of a National Cohort  Study – Dis Colon Rectum.
  4. Long-term Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Related  Deaths After a Colonoscopy With Normal Findings – JAMA Internal Med
  5. Single-stage EUS-guided choledochoduodenostomy using a lumen-apposing metal stent for malignant distal biliary obstruction – GIE 
  6. Refractory ascites in Liver Cirrhosis – Am J Gastro
  7. Choosing the right through-the-scope clip: a rigorous comparison… – GIE
  8. Emergent Colon Resections: Does  Surgeon Specialization Influence Outcomes? – Diseases of Colon&Rectum
  9. Dietary Gluten Intake and Risk of Microscopic Colitis in US women without Celiac Disease – Prospective Cohort Study – Am J Gastr
  10. To scope or not to scope? The safety of Upper Endoscopy in the Setting of Pulmonary Embolism. – Am J Gastr
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GI Pearls – December 2018 – Episode 27 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for December 2018 – Episode 27

  1. Efficacy of ustekinumab for inducing endoscopic healing in patients with Crohn’s disease – Gastro
  2. Association of Oral Anticoagulants and Proton Pump Inhibitor Cotherapy With Hospitalization for Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeding – JAMA
  3. Clinician Guide to Microbiome Testing – Dig Dis Sci
  4. Stopping 5-ASA in patients with UC starting biolocig therapy does not increase risk of adverse clinical outcomes – Gut Journal
  5. Effect of Aspirin on disability-free survival in the healthy elderly. – NEJM
  6. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for UC patients hospitalized for moderate-severe flares – Am J Gastro
  7. Mortality due to cirrhosis and liver cancer in the United  States, 1999-2016: observational study – BMJ 
  8. No association between screening for HCC and reduced cancer-related mortality in patietns with Cirrhosis –  Gastro
  9. Exposure concentrations of infants breastfed by women receiving biologic therapies for IBD  – Gastro
  10. Comparative effectiveness and safety of Bariatric Procedures for Weight loss – Annals of IM
  11. Risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma after anti-reflux surgery in patients with GERD – Jama Oncology
  12. Guideline – Screening for CRC in individuals with family history of nonhereditary colorectal cancer or adenoma – Gastro
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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 – April 2018 – Episode 21

Show Notes for April 2018 – Episode 21

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2018 · Podcast

GI Pearls – March 2018 – Episode 20

Show Notes for April 2018 – Episode 20

Sorry for Audio Quality. I had a cold.

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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