2019 · Podcast

GI Pearls – October 2019 – Episode 35 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show Notes for Oct 2019 – Episode 35

  1. Appropriate therapeutic drug monitoring of Biologic agents for Patients with IBD – CGH
  2. The View from Europe – TDM  – CGH 
  3. Cold snare vs Heparin bridging and hot snare polypectomy in patients on anticoagulants with subcentimeter polyps. – Annals of int Med.
  4. High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation on Volumetric Bone Density and Bone Strength – JAMA
  5. Safety of Endoscopy in Heritable Connective Tissue Disorders – Am J Gastro
  6. ASGE guideline on screening and surveillance of Barrett’s esophagus – ASGE
  7. Prucalporide in Gastroparesis: A Randomized Placebo-controlled Crossover Study. – Am J Gastro
  8. Over-Utilization of Repeat Upper Endoscopy in patients with non-dysplastic Barrett’s esophagus – Am J Gastro
  9. Controlling fecal incontinence in women by performing anal exercises with biofeedback or loperamide: a randomized clinical trial. – Lancet Gastro &Hep
  10.  Toshihiro Sugiyama  Understanding the Current Evidence on Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and Bone Health – Gastro
  11. Ursodeoxycholic acid versus placebo in women  with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (PITCHES):a randomised controlled trial – Lancet’
  12. Effect of Bismuth Subsalicylate vs Placebo on Use of Antibiotics Among Adult Outpatients With Diarrhea in Pakistan: A Randomized Clinical Trial. –  JAMA Netw Open
  13. Association between soft drink consumption and mortality in 10 european countries. – JAMA
  14. Validation of Diagnostic and Performance Characteristics of the Wireless Motility Capsule in Patients with Suspected Gastroparesis – CGH
  15. Vedolizumab versus Adalimumab for Moderate-to-Severe Ulcerative Colitis – NEJM
  16. Ustekinumab for Ulcerative Colitis – NEJM

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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 – 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 – 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
2017

GI Pearls – October 1-15 2017 – Episode 11

Show Notes for October 1-15, 2017  Episode 011
  1. Postcolonoscopy mortality: Bowel preparation to blame? – GIE
  2. Prevalence of hypokalemia before and after bowel preparation for colonoscopy in high-risk patients – GIE
  3. Prevalence of Anemia 10 Years After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in a Single Veterans Affairs Medical Center – Jama Surgery
  4. Risk of Postop Complications Among IBD paietns treated Preop with Vedolizumab – Am J Gastro
  5. Physician Characteristics Associated with Higher Adenoma Detection Rate – GIE
  6. Electrolyte Disturbances in Patients with Chronic Alcohol-Use Disorders  – NEJM
  7. Hereditary Colorectal Polyposis and Cancer Syndromes: A Primer on Diagnosis and Management. – Am J Gastro
  8. Calcium Oxalate Crystals in Ethylene Glycol Toxicity – NEJM
  9. Celiac Disease and Autoimmunity — The Missing Ingredient– NEJM
  10. Statin Use and Risk of Cirrhosis and Related Complications in Patients With Chronic Liver Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – CGH
  11. The risk of hepatocellular carcinoma is decreasing after the first 5 years of tx – Hepatology
  12. Aristolochic acids and their derivatives are widely implicated in liver cancers in Taiwan and throughout Asia – Science -TM
  13.  Hepatitis C Virus Screening in New York – MMWR
  14. Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni – MMWR
2017 · CGH · Podcast

GI Pearls – September 15-30 2017 – Episode 10

Show Notes for September 15-30, 2017  Episode 010
  1. Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 – Lancet
  2. Proton Pump Inhibitors Decrease Phlebotomy Need in HFE Hemochromatosis: Double-Blind Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial – Gastro
  3. Influence of Age and Eosinophilic Esophagits on Esophageal Distensibility in a Pediatric cohort – Am J Gastro
  4. Long-Term CRC Incidence After Negative Colonoscopy in the State of Utah: Teh effect of Family History. – Am J Gastro
  5. Fecal Incontinence Is associated with Mortality Among Older Adults with Complex Needs – Am J Gastro
  6. Screening for Occult Cancer in Patients with Unprovoked Venous Thromboembolism – Annals of IM
  7. The Durability of Antireflux Surgery – JAMA
  8. Association of prophylactic endotracheal intubation in critically ill patients with upper GI bleeds and cardiopulmonary unplanned events – GIE
  9. Age of red cells for transfusion and outcomes in critically ill adults. – NEJM
  10. The Natural History of Sever Acute Liver Injury – Am J Gastro
  11. Esophageal Dilation with either bougie or balloon technique as a treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis – 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
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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