2021 · Podcast

Episode 52 – November 2021 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

Episode 52 Show notes

  1. Immediate versus Postponed Intervention for Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis – NEJM
  2. Benchmarking Adenoma Detection Rates for Colonoscopy: Results From a US-Based Registry – Am J Gastro
  3. Colonoscopy-related Mortality in a Fecal-Immunochemical Test-based Colorectal Cancer Screening Program – CGH
  4. AGA Clinical Practice Update on Endoscopic Surveillance and Management of Colorectal Dysplasia in IBD – expert review – Gastro
  5. Should Treatment Indications for Chronic Hepatitis B be  Expanded? – CGH
  6. Urinary Cannabis Metabolite Concentrations in Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome  – JPGN
  7. A randomized, Controled Trial of the Pan-PPAR Agonist Nanifibranor in NASH – NEJM
  8. Prospective study of Outcomes in Adults with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – NEJM
  9. Recommendation Reversals in Gastroenterology Clinical Practice Guidelines – J of Canadian A of Gastro
2021 · Podcast

Episode 50 – May 2021 – Gastroenterology Literature Review

  1. Histologic Changes caused by Injection of a novel submucosal lifting agent for endoscopic resection in GI lesions. – GIE
  2. Prevalence of Barrett’s Esophagus and performance of societal screening guidelines in an unreferred Primary care Population of US veterans.  – GIE
  3. The usefulness of olive oil enema in children with severe chronic constipation – J Ped Surg
  4. Rates of Postoperative Recurrence of Crohn’s Disease and Effects of Immunosuppresive and Biologic Therapies – CGH
  5. Histopathologic features and fragmentation of polyps with cold snare defect protrusions. – GIE
  6. AGA Clinical Practice Update on Diagnosis and Management of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Colitis – Gastro
  7. Management and outcomes of bleeding within 30 days of colonic polypectomy in a Large, Real-Life, Multicenter Cohort study. – CGH
  8. Hypothermic Machine Perfusion in Liver Transplantation – NEJM
  9. EUS-guided gallbladder drainage vs laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: a propensity score analysis with 1-year follow up data.  – GIE
  10. The prevalence of small-bowel polyps on video capsule endoscopy in patients with sporadic duodenal or ampullary adenomas. – GIE
  11. Adverse events and residual lesions rate after cold endoscopic mucosal resection of serrated lesions >10mm.
  12. Colorectal EMR outcomes in octogenarians versus younger patients referred for removal of large (>20mm) non-pedunculated polyps. – GIE
2020 · Podcast

GI Pearls – May 2020 – Episode 40 Gastroenterology Literature Review

Show notes for Episodes 40 – May 2020

  1. Choosing a prokinetic for your patient beyond metoclopramide – AmJ Gastro
  2. Ultraprocessed Food Consumption and Risk of T2DM among participants of the NutriNet-Sante Prospective Cohort – JAMA Int Med
  3. Diagnosis and Treatment of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile  Infection  in Adults in 2020 – JAMA
  4. Clinical importance of cold polypectomy during the insertion phase in the left side of the colon and rectum: multicenter randomized controlled trial (PRESECT study). –  GIE
  5. Timing of endoscopy for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding – NEJM
  6. Trends in US Burden of C.difficile infection – NEJM
  7. Mechanism, Evaluation and Management of Chronic Constipation – Gastroenterology
  8. Undisclosed payments by pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to authors of endoscopy guidelines in the United States – GIE
  9. Managing conflicts of interest in clinical practice guidelines – GIE
  10. Hepatopulmonary Syndrome – NEJM
  11. Reversal of Digital Clubbing After Lung Transplantation in Cystic Fibrosis Patients:  A Clue to the Pathogenesis of Clubbing – Pediatr Pulmonol.
  12.  Infectious Proctitis – NEJM 
  13.  Intestinal Lipomatosis – NEJM
  14.  EUS-guided gastroenteric anastomosis as a bridge to  definitive treatment in benign gastric outlet obstruction – GIE
  15. Uptake of Colorectal Cancer Screening by Physicians  Is  Associated With Greater Uptake by Their Patients – Gastro
  16. Immunosuppression in Autoimmune Hepatitis: Is There an End Game? – Am J Gastro
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

Podcast

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
Podcast

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