Each month the Co-Editors-in-Chief Dr. Brian E. Lacy and Dr. Brennan Spiegel interview authors of clinically relevant articles published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology (AJG). A must-listen for any practicing gastroenterologist.
ACG Clinical Guideline: ACG Clinical Guideline: Upper Gastrointestinal and Ulcer Bleeding
Loren Laine MD, FACG joins Co-Editor-in-Chief Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, FACG to discuss the ACG Clinical Guideline "Upper Gastrointestinal and Ulcer Bleeding." Dr. Laine discusses risk assessment in the emergency department in order to identify very-low-risk patients who may be discharged, as well as the recommendation for high-dose PPI therapy after endoscopic hemostatsis. (25:55)
ACG Clinical Guideline: ACG Clinical Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury
K. Rajender Reddy MD, FACG speaks with Co-Editor-in-Chief Brian Lacy, MD on the new ACG Guideline Diagnosis and Management of Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury. Dr. Reddy offers clinical pearls of wisdom for diagnosing drug-induced liver injury in patients and reviews the new recommendations. (24:17)
Off-Label Use of Multitarget Stool DNA Testing in Primary Care
Amol Agarwal, MD talks with Co-Editor-in-Chief Brennan Speigel, MD on whether or not the use of mt-sDNA testing in the primary care setting is an appropriate diagnostic tool for colorectal cancer screening.(16:40)
Gender Disparities in Food Security, Dietary Intake, and Nutritional Health in the United States
Join author Christopher Ma, MD, MPH and Co-Editor-in-Chief Dr. Brennan Spiegel as they discuss the newly published article on gender and food insecurities. Food insecurity represents a substantial public health challenge in the United States that differentially affects women compared with men. Alternative strategies may be required to meet the nutritional requirements for food insecure women. (17:16)
ACG Clinical Guidelines: Colorectal Cancer Screening 2021
Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FACG talks with Co-Editor in Chief Dr. Brian Lacy about the new ACG Guideline Colorectal Cancer Screening 2021. She discusses the new screening recommendations for average-risk individuals as young as 45 to reduce indicdence of advanced adenoma, CRC, and mortality from CRC. (22:22)
Evidence of Duodenal Epithelial Barrier Impairment and Increased Pyroptosis in Patients With Functional Dyspepsia
William D. Chey, MD, discusses the first report of duodenal confocal laser endomicroscopy abnormalities in patients with functional dyspepsia.