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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
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
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 – 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
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GI Pearls – December 2017 – Episode 14

Show Notes for December 2017 – Episode 14
  1. Efficacy of a 4-Food Elimination Diet for Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis  -CGH
  2. How to obtain and use chromoendoscopy dyes for surveillance colonoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease: a technical guide – GIE
  3. Endoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease: advances in dysplasia detection and management – GIE
  4. Endoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease: advances in disease management – GIE
  5. Randomized sham-controlled trials in endoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of adverse events – GIE
  6. Cause, Pathogenesis, and Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis  – NEJM
  7. Balloon enteroscopy versus spiral enteroscopy for small-bowel disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis – GIE
  8. Association between an increase in blood urea nitrogen at 24 hours and worse outcomes in acute nonvariceal upper GI bleeding – GIE
  9. Role of capsule endoscopy and fecal biomarkers in small bowel Crohn’s disease to assess remission and predict relapse. GIE
  10. The Evolution of Procedural Competency in Internal Medicine Training – Jama Int Med
  11. Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients Taking Non-Vitamin K antagonist anticoagulants – CGH
  12. Major Bleeding Risk During Anticoagulation with Warfarin, Dabigatran, Apixaban, or Rivaroxaban in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation. – J of Managed Care & Spec Pharm
  13. Effects of the 2009 Medical Cannabinoid Legalization Policy on Hospital Use for Cannabinoid Dependency and Persistent Vomiting – CGH