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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2017 · Podcast

GI Pearls Episode 4 – First two weeks of June 2017

Show Notes for 2017 June  1- 15 004

  1. Indomethacin and diclofenac in the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective controlled trials – GIE
  2. Retention associated with video capsule endoscopy: systematic review and meta-analysis – GIE
  3. Natural history of diminutive and small colorectal polyps: a systematic literature review – GIE
  4. Comparison of carbon dioxide and air insufflation during consecutive EGD and colonoscopy in moderate-sedation patients: a prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial – GIE
  5. Metformin alters the gut microbiome of individuals with treatment-naive type 2 diabetes, contributing to the therapeutic effects of the drug. – Nature Medicine
  6. A Clinicopathologic Evaluation of Incidental Fundic Gland Polyps With Dysplasia: Implications for Clinical Management – The AmJ of Gastro
  7. Long term gluten consumption in adults without celiac disease and risk of coronary heart disease: prospective cohort study –  BMJ
  8. Timely Use of Probiotics in Hospitalized Adults Prevents Clostridium difficile Infection: A Systematic Review With Meta-Regression Analysis – Gastro Journal
  9. Complications of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy – Gastro
  10. Effect of antibiotic stewardship on the incidence of infection and colonisation with antibiotic-resistant bacteria and Clostridium difficile infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Infectious Diseases